Construction and repairs on a number of trails at Central Staging Area is underway.
Many trails are wet and have damage due to flooding. Some of these trails are not currently being maintained as access is highly limited.
BLACKFOOT STAGING AREA is fully closed to all and any access.
Check trail report.
The following trails, or sections of trail are closed due to flooding, trail damage and beaver activity. Some sections are impassable and bridges may be damaged or compromised. Please use alternate routes.
Lamont County has restricted traffic along the main access road - range road 195 - from HWY 16 south to Blackfoot Staging Area. County ban information can be found HERE.
The staging area will remain open for access and use but will be closed to heavy truck and trailer access.
• A 50% weight restriction has been placed on the road. This means smaller passenger vehicles are permitted, however heavy trucks & horse trailers are not permitted on RGE RD 195.
• The purpose of the restriction is to reduce further damage to the road
• The restriction will be in place until further notice - watch for county signage
• It is recommended that trails from Central or Waskehegan Staging Areas be used for equestrian recreation
Check trail conditions before heading out.
Recreational hunting season occurs between the beginning of September and end of December each year. You must obtain a discharge permit in order to hunt within the park.
To obtain a hunting discharge permit, click HERE
To find out more about hunting in Alberta Parks and protected areas, click HERE