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Firearms Discharge Permits

For information on obtaining discharge permits and orientation dates, contact:

Cooking Lake-Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area

Phone: 780-922-3293
Website: Cooking Lake-Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area
Orientation Dates: Note Register in advance by calling the park office.
  • Friday, August 26 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 27 at 2:30 p.m.
  • Friday, October 14 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 15 at 2:30 p.m. 
  • Friday, October 21 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 22 at 2:30 p.m.
  • Friday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 29 at 2:30 p.m.

Castle Provincial Park

Phone: 403-627-1165
Website: Castle Provincial Park
Information:
  • Hunters are not required to attend an orientation.
  • Hunters must read and sign the discharge permit and carry it with them at all times.
  • Discharge permits can be downloaded or obtained from any parks office or from a Conservation Officer.
  • A new permit will be available online for the fall hunt.
  • Hunting in Castle Parks

Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park - Alberta

Phone: 403-893-3777
Website: Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park
Information:

Individuals must be drawn in the Cypress Hills special elk license draw.

North Bruderheim Provincial Recreation Area

Phone: 780-922-3293
Website: North Bruderheim Provincial Recreation Area
Information:
  • Hunters require firearms discharge permits to hunt game species.
  • Target shooting is prohibited.
  • Permits can be obtained at Cooking Lake-Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area.

Redwater Provincial Recreation Area

Phone: 780-960-8170 ext. 221
Website: Redwater Provincial Recreation Area
Information:
  • Hunters require firearms discharge permits to hunt game species.
  • Target shooting is prohibited.
  • Permits can be obtained at Parks Division-West Central Regional Office.

Sulphur Gates Provincial Recreation Area

Phone: 780-827-7393 or 780-865-6972
Website: Sulphur Gates Provincial Recreation Area
Information:

For further information, please call the Grande Cache Parks Office at 780-827-7393 or Northern Rockies District Office at 780-865-6972.

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

Please use caution Provincial parks and recreation areas are multiple use sites and are used by a wide range of recreational users year-round.  When hunting in these locations, respect other users and recognize that there may be hiking, cycling, camping, picknicking or other activites going on in close proximity.

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