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Firearms Discharge Permits

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

Castle Provincial Park

Phone 403-627-1165
Website Castle Provincial Park
Information

Firearm Discharge Permit Application

Cooking Lake-Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area

Phone 780-922-3293 to register (Registration starts August 1, 2018)
Website Cooking Lake-Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area
Information
  • An orientation session is mandatory for first time hunters and draw hunters at Cooking Lake-Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area. 
  • The orientation is valid for five years.  
  • Orientation sessions are held at the Miquelon Lake Provincial Park Office.

Note Register in advance by calling the park office.

  • Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 2:30 p.m.
  • Friday, October 26, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 2:30 p.m.

Target shooting is prohibited.

Cypress Hills Provincial Park

Phone 403-893-3777
Website Cypress Hills Provincial Park
Information

Park orientation and firearms discharge permit required.

Hunting is allowed only for individuals drawn in the Cypress Hills special elk license draw;

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

Elk management hunt in Cypress Hills Provincial Park

North Bruderheim Provincial Recreation Area

Phone 780-922-3293
Website North Bruderheim Provincial Recreation Area
Information

Target shooting is prohibited.

Redwater Provincial Recreation Area

Phone 780-922-3293
Website Redwater Provincial Recreation Area
Information

Target shooting is prohibited.

Saskatoon Mountain Provincial Recreation Area

Phone 780-538-5350
Website Saskatoon Mountain Provincial Recreation Area
Information

A no charge Firearms Discharge Permit may be obtained by filling out an application in person at the Grande Prairie Parks Office..

Office hours are Monday to Friday from 8:15 to noon and 1:00pm to 4:30. Applications will be processed every Friday morning and available for pick up after 1:00pm. For more information contact 780-538-5350.

Primitive weapons only (shotgun, muzzle loader, bow).

Sulphur Gates Provincial Recreation Area

Phone 1-780-827-7393 or 1-780-865-8395
Website Sulphur Gates Provincial Recreation Area
Information

Firearms discharge permit required - contact Grande Cache office of Alberta Parks at 780-827-7393.

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, enjoyed by a wide range of recreational users year-round.  When hunting in these locations, respect other users.  Recognize that there may be hiking, cycling, camping, picknicking or other activites going on in close proximity.



Updated: Aug 17, 2018