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Maps of this area
Area and trail information
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.
View information for Provincial Park Recreation Areas and other information on the region:
- Random, no-service camping is permitted.
- Campsites and fires must be at 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.
Off-highway vehicles (OHV) are not permitted.
- Vehicles are not permitted to leave roadways. Further information can be found at: Recreation on public land - Overview: Know B4 U Go.
Snowmobiles permitted only on designated trails. For further information see: Know Before You Go: Snowmobiles.
Cross-country skiing permitted.
For further information see: Recreation on public land - Overview.
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).
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 October, 1979 to provide snowmobiling opportunities in the northern area of Kananaskis Country.
This area is 97 square kilometres (37.5 square miles).
Legislation, management, and planning relevant to area
- Public Lands Act
- Public Lands Administration Regulation
- South Saskatchewan Regional Planning Process
Stewardship, monitoring, and biodiversity initiatives
- There are currently no initiatives at this time.
Connect with Alberta Environment and Parks:
8660 Bearspaw Dam Road North West
Calgary, Alberta T3L 1S4