Partnerships aren’t new. Partners – including volunteers, non-profit organizations, Indigenous communities, businesses and municipalities – have been essential to our provincial parks system since the first parks were established in 1932. They collaborate with us to enhance visitor experiences, connect people to nature, and conserve our natural and cultural heritage.
Learn more about some of our dedicated partners.
Operate a provincially-owned campground or group of campgrounds under a Facility Operating Agreement. Learn More
Operate a concession (i.e. store, laundromat, etc) within the provincial parks system under a Concession Operating Agreement Learn More
Commercial Recreation Dispositions
Operate an outdoor recreation or tourism business in the provincial parks system under a Commercial Recreation Disposition. Learn More.
Volunteer as an Individual. There are a number of province-wide and local volunteer opportunities to tap into. Learn More
Your organization can contribute to short term opportunities in areas such as trail maintenance, ecological monitoring and facility maintenance.
Interested in joining an organization? Visit our Volunteer Organizations webpage for a list of ongoing partners. Learn More
Science & Research
We welcome scientific and research activities in Alberta’s parks, as long as they are conducted with minimal risk to the environment and minimal disturbance to visitors.
Find out more about associated permits and Alberta Parks’ research priorities. Learn More