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Hunting in Natural Areas

Natural areas are protected area lands that have been set aside to support a broad spectrum of recreational activities.

Northwest Region

Park NameHunting
Permitted
Comments
Caribou River NAYes
Child Lake Meadows NAYes
Harper Creek NAYes
Hondo NAYes
Otauwau NAYes
Police Point NAYes
Sand Lake NAYes
Saulteaux NAYes
Sturgeon Lake NAYes

 

Northeast Region

Park NameHunting
Permitted
Comments
Bellis Lake NAYes
Bellis North NAYes
Bridge Lake NAYes

This is a small area - hunters should be aware of the potential for conflicts with other recreational users.

Crippsdale NAYes

This is a small area - hunters should be aware of the potential for conflicts with other recreational users.

Garner Orchid Fen NAYes
Halfmoon Lake NAYes
Halfway Lake NAYes
La Saline NAYes
Redwater River NAYes
Spruce Island Lake NAYes
Tawatinaw NAYes
Taylor Lake NAYes
Upper Mann Lake NAYes
Victoria Settlement NAYes
White Earth Valley NAYes

 

Central Region

Park NameHunting
Permitted
Comments
Alexo NAYes
Alsike Bat Lake NAYes
Anderson Creek NAYes
Aurora NAYes
Battle Lake NAYes
Bear Lake NAYes
Beaverhill Lake Heritage Rangeland NAYes

Some areas under grazing lease with hunting and access restrictions

Beaverhill NAYes

Game birds only; foot/horse/bicycle access only.

Bigoray NAYes
Bilby NAYes

The local fish and game association holds a recreational lease for a shooting range in Bilby Natural Area.

Buck Lake Creek NAYes
Buck Lake NAYes
Burtonsville Island NAYes
Butcher Creek NAYes
Carnwood Modeste NAYes
Centre of Alberta NAYes
Chedderville NAYes
Clear Lake NAYes
Clearwater Ricinus NAYes
Clifford E. Lee NANo
Cow Lake NAYes
Coyote Lake NAYes
Douglas Fir NAYes
Dussault Lake NAYes
Easyford Creek NAYes
Easyford NAYes
Edgar T. Jones NAYes

Poor accessibility for hunting - surrounded by private land

Gadsby Lake NAYes
Genesee NAYes
George Lake NAYes
Hastings Lake Islands NAYes

Hunting for game birds only. Hunters should exercise caution - there is residential development around the lake.

Heatburg NAYes
Highway NAYes
Hoadley NAYes
Horseshoe Creek NAYes
Innisfail NAYes
Isle Lake NAYes
J.J. Collett NAYes

Bow hunting only.

Kakina Lake NAYes
Killarney-Reflex Lakes Heritage Rangeland NAYes

Some areas under grazing lease with hunting and access restrictions

Lac La Nonne NAYes
Lily Lake NAYes
Lloyd Creek NAYes
Magee Lake NAYes
Majeau Lake NAYes
Markerville NAYes
Matthews Crossing NAYes
Medicine Lodge Hills NAYes
Mill Island NAYes
Modeste Creek NAYes
Modeste Saskatchewan NAYes
Mount Butte NAYes
Mystery Lake NAYes
Newton Lake NAYes
Noel Lake NAYes
North Cooking Lake NAYes

Big game season - archery only.  Game bird season - archery/shotgun/crossbow/falconry (crossbows not permitted for migratory birds).

Northwest of Bruderheim NAYes
O'Chiese NAYes
Opal NAYes
Open Creek NAYes
Paddle River NAYes
Park Court NAYes
Parkland NAYes
Pembina River NAYes
Pembina River-Moon Lake NAYes
Pinto Creek Canyon NAYes
Poplar Creek NAYes
Prefontaine Brock Lakes NAYes
Ribstone Creek Heritage Rangeland NAYes

Some areas under grazing lease with hunting and access restrictions

Riverlot 56 NANo
Rocky Rapids NAYes
Roselea NAYes
Round Valley NAYes
Rumsey NAYes

Some areas under grazing lease with hunting and access restrictions

Scalp Creek NAYes
Schrader Creek - Red Deer River NAYes
Sherwood Park NANo
St. Francis NAYes
Sundance NAYes

Sundance Natural Area is located within the boundaries of a coal lease - access is restricted.

Thorsby NAYes
Vega NAYes
Wagner NANo
Whitecourt Mountain NAYes
Wildhay Glacial Cascades NAYes
Yates NAYes

 

Kananaskis Region

Park NameHunting
Permitted
Comments
Bearberry Prairie NANo
Bentz Lake NAYes
Emerson Creek NAYes
Highwood River NAYes
Ole Buck Mountain NAYes
Sheep Creek NAYes
Snakes Head NAYes
Sundre NAYes
Sundre North NAYes
Sundre Red Deer NAYes
Threepoint Creek NAYes

 

South Region

Park NameHunting
Permitted
Comments
Beehive NAYes 
Milk River NAYes 
Mt. Livingstone NAYes 
Onefour Heritage Rangeland NAYes

Some areas under grazing lease with hunting and access restrictions

 
Prairie Coulees NAYes

Some areas under grazing lease with hunting and access restrictions

 
Red Rock Coulee NAYes 
Ross Lake NAYes

Some areas under grazing lease with hunting and access restrictions

 
Twin River Heritage Rangeland NAYes

Some areas under grazing lease with hunting and access restrictions

 

 



Updated: Nov 24, 2015