Kananaskis Conservation Pass required

A Kananaskis Conservation Pass is required to access Kananaskis Country and the Bow Valley Corridor with your vehicle. For more information, see:

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

Maps of this area

Download current maps of the Cataract Creek Snow Vehicle Area Public Land Use Zone (PLUZ) 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.
    • Review the regulations and best practices for camping on public land.
  • Motorized

    Prohibited Motocross Prohibited ATV Prohibited Side By Side Prohibited OHV Snowmobile

    • Off-highway vehicles (OHV) are not permitted.
    • Vehicles are not permitted to leave roadways.
    • 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

  • 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 established 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

Contact

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-LAND (5263) (in Alberta)

Call 310-LAND anytime to report illegal activity, public safety issues, and enforcement concerns on Crown land (public land, provincial parks and protected areas).

Address:
11901 19 Avenue
Blairmore, Alberta  T0K 0E0

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