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Kakwa Wildland Provincial Park

Lat:54.0345100305 Long: -119.810530879 | Directions
Information: 780-538-5350

Park Boundary

Day Use


      Summer Activities

        Backcountry Camping
        Hiking - Backcountry
        Horseback Riding
        OHV Riding On-site
        Wildlife Viewing

      Winter Activities

        Snowmobiling On-site

      Note Permitted activities may vary within a park. Please confirm details with park staff.

      • Access: Road access is weather-dependent.  Check with Alberta Parks, Grande Prairie office (780-538-5350) to confirm road conditions south from Grande Prairie.  The park is not regularly patrolled; visitors must be self-reliant.  
      • Hiking: Trails are not maintained.  Backcountry hikers must be completely self-reliant.
      • Camping: Random backcountry camping is permitted in the park, EXCEPT within 1 km of the designated backcountry campsite at Deadhorse Meadows and the day use parking area at the falls.
      • Horseback riding: Equestrian staging facilities are provided at Sherman Meadows and Deadhorse Meadows.
      • OHV riding: OHVs are permitted on the trail to Kakwa Falls day use area. Trails from Two Lakes/Lick Creek are suitable for OHVs and 4WDs only.
      • Snowmobiling: Access to snowmobile areas in BC. Snowmobile staging at Lick Creek OHV staging area.
        • Temporary winter snowmobile camps require a permit (valid December 1-April 14).  Permit number must be displayed at camp.
        • If snow conditions are poor, camp removal may be required prior to April 14. Camp clean-up must be completed by April 16.
        • No camps are permitted beyond 150 m of trails (i.e. road to Kakwa Falls, trail from Kakwa Falls to BC border, Deadhorse Meadows to BC, trail from east boundary to Lower Falls).  Access to camps must be flagged on designated routes. 

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