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:
A restriction of motorized use for the Cardinal Headwaters Trail is in effect yearly from April 1 to July 30. For further information, please see:
Maps of this area
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 (0.6 miles) from a Recreation Area, Provincial Park or a roadway. For further information see: Recreation on public land - Overview.
- Nearby, serviced camping is available at:
Off-highway vehicles (OHV) permitted only on designated trails. Further information can be found at: Recreation on public land - Overview: Know B4 U Go.
Snowmobiles permitted only on designated trails. For further information see: Know Before You Go: Snowmobiles.
Equestrian permitted. Horse grazing or tethering must be 100 metres from a lakeshore.
Cross-country skiing permitted.
For further information see: Recreation on public land - Overview.
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).
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 mitigate environmental impacts in sensitive areas and to protect, and properly manage, reclaimed mine sites.
This area is 571 square kilometres (220.5 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:
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