Kakwa  Wildland Provincial Park
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Kakwa Wildland Provincial Park
Lat: 54.0345   Long: -119.8105 | Directions
Information: 780-538-5350 

Notice: Horse trails provide access for trail riding, hiking and backcountry camping. The road as far as Two Lakes (120 km south of Grande Prairie) is passable in good weather; travel beyond Two Lakes to the Kakwa Falls parking lot requires a quad or 4-wheel drive vehicle. Visitors should check ahead for road conditions. Permits are required for winter snowmobile camps (refer to "activities" section for permit information). For information about road conditions or to obtain a winter camp permit, contact Parks Division in Grande Prairie at 780-538-5350. 

Summer Activities
Hiking - Backcountry  
Horseback Riding  
OHV Riding On-site  
Wildlife Viewing  
Winter Activities
Snowmobiling On-site  

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

Recreation Notes

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; the park is not regularly patrolled; visitors must be self-reliant; check with the Alberta Parks office in Grande Prairie at 780-538-5350 to confirm road conditions south from Grande Prairie (road access is weather-dependent).

Horseback riding: equestrian staging facilities are provided at Sherman Meadows and Deadhorse Meadows.

OHV riding: permitted on the trail to Kakwa Falls day use area; trails from Two Lakes/Lick Creek 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 Dec. 1-April 14); if snow conditions are poor, camp removal may be required prior to April 14; camp clean-up to 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; permit number must be displayed at camp.