Public Lands Camping Pass required

A Public Lands Camping Pass is required to random camp on public land along the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains. For more information, visit:

For advisories and closures for this and other areas, visit:

Maps of this area

Maps for Brule Lake Public Land Use Zone (PLUZ) can be found at: Hinton/Coal Branch Area – North Map and Brule Lake Access Map.

Area and trail information

View information for Provincial Park Recreation Areas and other information on the region:



  • Random, no-service, camping is permitted.
  • Campsites and fires must be a least one kilometre from a Recreation Area, Provincial Park or a roadway. For further information see: Recreation on public land - Overview.
  • Nearby, partly-serviced camping is available at Wildhorse Lake and Kinky Lake Alberta Parks.


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Off-highway vehicles (OHV) permitted only on designated trails. Further information can be found at: Recreation on public land - Overview: Know B4 U Go.

For relevant clubs, trails and other information see: Alberta TrailNet and Alberta Off Highway Vehicle Association.

Snowmobiles permitted only on designated trails. For further information see: Know Before You Go: Snowmobiles.


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Hiking permitted.
Equestrian permitted.
Cross-country skiing permitted.

For further information see: Recreation on public land - Overview.

For relevant clubs, trails and other information see, Alberta Cross-Country Skiing and Alberta Equestrian Federation.


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Alberta hunting regulations apply. Hunting is not permitted in Provincial Recreation Areas (PRAs). For details on hunting regulations, visit the My Wild Alberta website at: Hunting: Regulations.


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Alberta fishing regulations apply. For details on fishing regulations, visit the My Wild Alberta website at: Fishing: Regulations.

About this area/PLUZ

This area was created in May, 1999 to maintain or increase elk populations in the area and minimize conflicts between motorized users and elk.

This area is 15 square kilometres (5.8 square miles).

Legislation, management, and planning relevant to area

Stewardship, monitoring, and biodiversity initiatives

  • There are currently no initiatives at this time.


Connect with Alberta Environment and Parks:

Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Foothills Office – Hinton
Phone: 780-865-8267
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)

3rd Floor, 131 Civic Centre Road
Hinton, Alberta  T7V 2E6

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