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

Map of this area

A map for the Holmes Crossing Public Land Use Zone (PLUZ) can be found at: Holmes Crossing PLUZ 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 (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: Alberta Parks.


Motocross Icon ATV Icon Prohibited Side by Side Icon Prohibited OHV Snowmobile Icon

Off-highway vehicles (OHV) are not permitted.

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

Snowmobiles permitted only on designated trails from December 1 to March 1. For further information see: Know Before You Go: Snowmobiles.


Hiking Icon Horsebackriding Icon Cross Country Skiing Icon

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

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


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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 provide an area for non-motorized activity, including equestrian and eliminate conflicts with summer motorized users.

This area is 27 square kilometres (10.4 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)
Regional Area Office – Whitecourt
Phone: 780-778-7153
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)

1st Floor, 5020 52 Avenue
Whitecourt, Alberta  T7S 1N2

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