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Recreation on agricultural public land

Recreation on and accessing agricultural lease land, agricultural land legislation and Alberta Township survey system.

Services and information

There are about five million acres of agricultural land in Alberta leased for grazing and cultivation that can be used for recreation.

Review the provincial legislation regarding public lands.

Learn how this system works and how to locate a parcel of land by its legal land description.

Agricultural leaseholders must allow access as long as it poses no harm to the land or to their investment in crops, livestock and property.

Recreational users who want to access agricultural Crown land have a responsibility to ensure they are following the Recreational Access Regulation.

Process for resolving disputes that can arise regarding access to agricultural lease land.

Definitions for agricultural public land access terms

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