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

Maps of this area

Maps for the Cataract Creek Snow Vehicle Area Public Land Use Zone (PLUZ) can be found at: PLUZ Trail Maps of Kananaskis Country, Cataract Creek PLUZ Map and Cataract Creek Snowmobile Map.

Area and trail information

Under the backcountry trail rehabilitation program, trails in the area may be temporarily closed due to construction. Please be aware of construction projects on trails and avoid temporary closure areas.

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

Activities

Camping

  • Random, no-service camping is permitted.
  • Campsites and fires must be a least one kilometre (0.6 miles) from a Provincial Recreation Area, Provincial Park or a roadway. For further information see: Recreation on public land - Overview.

Motorized

Prohibited Motocross Prohibited ATV Prohibited Side By Side Prohibited OHV Snowmobile

Off-highway vehicles (OHV) are not permitted.

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

Non-motorized

Parks Icon Hiking Horseback Riding Cross country Skiing

Hiking permitted.

Equestrian permitted.

Cross-country skiing permitted.

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

Hunting

Hunting

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

Hunting is not permitted in Provincial Recreation Areas (PRAs).

Fishing

Fishing

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 October, 1979 to provide snowmobiling opportunities in the Cataract Creek area.

This area is 503 square kilometres (194.2 square miles).

Legislation, management, and planning relevant to area

Stewardship, monitoring, and biodiversity initiatives

  • There are currently no initiatives at this time.

Contact

To connect with Alberta Environment and Parks:

Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Southern Rockies Area Office – Blairmore
Phone: 403-562-3210
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
Address:
11901 19 Avenue
Blairmore, Alberta  T0K 0E0