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Activities

Boating

  • Choose "Canoeing/Kayaking" or "Power Boating" in Find a Park by Activity to find parks where boating is allowed.
  • Some parks have boat launches - use that term in the search function in Find A Park by Facility/Amenity.
  • For the safety of both swimmers and boaters, please obey all signs at boat launches and on lakes.
  • Boats used on any water body or water course must conform with the Canada Shipping Act and regulations.
  • Transport Canada provides information about boating regulations and safety.

Fishing

Fishing is permitted in most water bodies and water courses in provincial parks. 

Fishing in Alberta is regulated by Alberta Environment & Sustainable Resource Development.

Alberta Guide to Sportfishing Regulations also has info on licenses and costs

Visit MyWildAlberta to learn more about fishing in Alberta.

Review bear safety & fishing.

Hunting

OHV (Off-Highway Vehicle) Use  

****OHV Restrictions in Effect ***

 

OHV On Site
Parks where you can ride your OHV on-site, some of which provide loading ramps

ParkManagement Area - District OfficePhone
Birch Mountains  Northeast - Fort McMurray   780-743-7437 
Black Creek  South - Pincher Creek   403-382-4097 
Blue Rapids PRA  West Central - Rocky Mountain House   403-845-8349 
Caribou Mountains  Northwest - Peace River   780-624-6486 
Chinchaga  Northwest - Peace River   780-624-6486 
Dunvegan West  Northwest - Grande Prairie   780-538-5350 
Gipsy Lake  Northeast - Fort McMurray   780-743-7437 
Grizzly Ridge  Northwest - Slave Lake   780-849-7100 
Hay-Zama Lakes  Northwest - Peace River   780-624-6486 
Hubert Lake  Northeast - Athabasca   780-675-8213 
Kakwa  Northwest - Grande Prairie   780-538-5350 
La Biche River  Northeast - Lakeland   780-623-5235 
Lakeland PP  Northeast - Lakeland   780-623-5235 
Lakeland PRA  Northeast - Lakeland   780-623-5235 
Lesser Slave Lake  Northwest - Slave Lake   780-849-7100 
Maybelle River  Northeast - Fort McMurray   780-743-7437 
North Bruderheim PRA  East Central - Camrose   780-679-1215 
Otter-Orloff Lakes  Northeast - Athabasca   780-675-8213 
Peace River  Northwest - Peace River   780-538-5350 
Pinto Creek Canyon NA  West Central - Hinton   780-865-8395 
Poacher's Landing PRA  Northeast - Lakeland   780-623-5235 
Redwater PRA  West Central - Spruce Grove   780-960-8170 
Richardson River Dunes  Northeast - Fort McMurray   780-743-7437 
Stony Mountain  Northeast - Fort McMurray   780-743-7437 

** To be connected toll-free in Alberta, dial 310-0000 followed by the phone number.

 

OHV Off Site
Parks that have OHV riding opportunities on vacant public land in the vicinity

ParkManagement Area - District OfficePhone
Beaver Mines Lake PRA  South - Pincher Creek   403-627-1165 
Big Mountain Creek PRA  Northwest - Grande Prairie   780-538-5350 
Blackstone PRA  West Central - Rocky Mountain House   403-721-3975 
Brazeau Reservoir PRA  West Central - Rocky Mountain House   780-894-0006 
Brazeau River PRA  West Central - Rocky Mountain House   780-865-2154 
Brown Creek PRA  West Central - Rocky Mountain House   780-865-2154 
Buffalo Tower PRA  Northwest - Peace River   780-624-6486 
Caribou Mountains  Northwest - Peace River   780-624-6486 
Chambers Creek PRA  West Central - Rocky Mountain House   403-721-3975 
Chambers Creek Group Camp PRA  West Central - Rocky Mountain House   403-721-3975 
Chinchaga  Northwest - Peace River   780-624-6486 
Chrystina Lake PRA  West Central - Spruce Grove   780-333-4477 
Deer Creek PRA  Kananaskis Region - Cochrane - Glenbow   403-637-2198 
Dutch Creek PRA  South - Pincher Creek   403-627-1165 
Edith Lake PRA  West Central - Spruce Grove   780-960-8170 
Elk River PRA  West Central - Rocky Mountain House   780-865-2154 
Fallen Timber PRA  Kananaskis Region - Cochrane - Glenbow   403-637-2198 
Fallen Timber South PRA  Kananaskis Region - Cochrane - Glenbow   403-637-2198 
Fish Lake PRA  West Central - Rocky Mountain House   403-721-3975 
Fisher Creek PRA  Kananaskis Region - East Kananaskis   403-678-0760 
Freeman River PRA  West Central - Spruce Grove   780-333-3377 
Ghost Airstrip PRA  Kananaskis Region - Cochrane - Glenbow   403-637-2198 
Ghost Reservoir PRA  Kananaskis Region - Cochrane - Glenbow   403-851-0766 
Harlech PRA  West Central - Rocky Mountain House   403-721-3975 
Hay-Zama Lakes  Northwest - Peace River   780-624-6486 
Horburg PRA  West Central - Rocky Mountain House   403-721-3975 
Jackfish Lake PRA  West Central - Rocky Mountain House   403-721-3975 
James-Wilson PRA  Kananaskis Region - Cochrane - Glenbow   403-637-2198 
La Biche River  Northeast - Lakeland   780-623-5235 
Lakeland PRA  Northeast - Lakeland   780-623-5235 
Lynx Creek PRA  South - Pincher Creek   403-627-1165 
McLean Creek PRA  Kananaskis Region - East Kananaskis   403-949-3132 
Medicine Lake PRA  West Central - Rocky Mountain House   403-721-3975 
Oldman River North PRA  South - Pincher Creek   403-627-1165 
Poacher's Landing PRA  Northeast - Lakeland   780-623-5235 
Prairie Creek PRA  West Central - Rocky Mountain House   403-845-8349 
Prairie Creek Group Camp PRA  West Central - Rocky Mountain House   403-845-8349 
Racehorse PRA  South - Pincher Creek   403-627-1165 
Red Deer River PRA  Kananaskis Region - Cochrane - Glenbow   403-637-2198 
Richardson River Dunes  Northeast - Fort McMurray   780-743-7437 
Shunda Viewpoint PRA  West Central - Rocky Mountain House   403-721-3975 
South Ghost PRA  Kananaskis Region - Cochrane - Glenbow   403-637-2198 
Stony Mountain  Northeast - Fort McMurray   780-743-7437 
Strachan PRA  West Central - Rocky Mountain House   403-845-8349 
Sundance PP  West Central - Hinton   780-865-2154 
Swan Lake PRA  West Central - Rocky Mountain House   403-845-8349 
Tay River PRA  West Central - Rocky Mountain House   403-845-8349 
Trapper Lea's Cabin PRA  West Central - Spruce Grove   780-333-4477 
Waiparous Creek PRA  Kananaskis Region - Cochrane - Glenbow   403-637-2198 
Waiparous Creek Group Camp PRA  Kananaskis Region - Cochrane - Glenbow   403-637-2198 

** To be connected toll-free in Alberta, dial 310-0000 followed by the phone number.

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