Area and trail information

Effective October 26, 2018, the Silvester Creek Trail in the McLean Creek PLUZ is permanently closed. See the Land and Trail Closures link below for full details.

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.

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

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

Maps of this area

Firearm Use Restrictions

Within the 1 km No Camping/No Open Fires zone, there is to be no firearm discharge, except for lawfully authorized hunting purposes.

Printed maps can be picked up at information kiosks in the McLean Creek Off Highway Vehicle PLUZ and at Environment and Parks offices. An online map outlining the restricted zone is also available.

For further information, see:

Digital Mapping Options

For a georeferenced map of the McLean Creek Off Highway Vehicle PLUZ, see:

Disclaimer: The above georeferenced map contains interactive information that can only be accessed through specific reader apps.

In order to access this information the following app can be used:

This app is only compatible with Apple iOS and Android smartphones and tablets, as well as Windows Phones. It cannot be used on desktops and laptops.

Please note that this map can still be viewed with a standard PDF viewer, but the additional enhancements will not be functional.


  • Random, no-service camping is permitted.
    • Respect the Land: Camping
    • Campsites and fires must be one kilometre (0.6miles) from a Provincial Recreation Area or roadway
  • Serviced Camping is available through:


Motor Bike Quad Quad, Side by Side Quad Snowmobile

Off-highway vehicles (OHV) permitted on existing trails unless otherwise indicated.

  • Only vehicles under 453.6 kilograms (1000 pounds) with three or more low pressure tires are allowed between December 1 and April 30.

For relevant clubs, trails and other information:

 Snow vehicles permitted.


Parks Icon Hiking Horseback Riding Cross country Skiing

Hiking permitted.

Equestrian permitted.

Cross-country skiing permitted.



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



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

About this PLUZ

Established in October, 1979 to provide an area for off-highway vehicle (OHV) use.

PLUZ is 202 square kilometres (78 square miles).

Legislation, management, and planning relevant to the area:


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