COVID-19 response: Parks and public land temporary suspensions and restrictions
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, temporary recreational activity and access suspensions and restrictions are in place for provincial parks and public land.
For full details, visit the Alberta Parks website at: Alberta Environment and Parks Response to COVID-19
For more information about Alberta’s COVID-19 response, visit COVID-19 info for Albertans.
Permanent trail closures
McLean Creek Off-Highway Vehicle Public Land Use Zone (Silvester Creek Trail)
Effective October 26, 2018, a Permanent Trail Closure has been issued in the McLean Creek Public Land Use Zone (PLUZ) for the Silvester Creek Trail due to a trail reclamation project.
Pursuant to Section 184 (1) of the Public Lands Administration Regulation AR 187/2011, public access to the Silvester Creek Trail is forbidden. For additional details, see the attached Public Advisory and map.
- Closure notice: Silvester Creek Trail (PDF, 67 KB)
- Map: Permanent Trail Closure – Silvester Creek Trail (PDF, 726 KB)
For trail and area closures in the Bighorn Backcountry, see:
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