Recreation on agricultural public land

Learn about responsible ways to recreate on agricultural public land in Alberta.

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.

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

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

Definitions for agricultural public land access terms

Review the provincial legislation regarding public lands.