If you encounter a steel animal trap, do not remove or tamper with it. A registered trap line is used to manage problem wildlife, especially beaver. (Beavers breed rapidly. They cause extensive damage to trails and other facilities, including flooding of nearby farms and residential lands).
Eating & Drinking
Garbage containers are NOT provided along trails or in backcountry areas. Please pack out all garbage.
Open fires are permitted only in the firepits and stoves provided. Portable stoves are recommended for cooking.
Staging Areas are equipped with shelters, pit toilets, cisterns and hand pumps. These cisterns are inoperable during winter.
Potable water is not provided in the backcountry, with the exception of the large water tanks at the Lost Lake, Meadow & Running Dog Shelters (operational in summer only).
Be aware that hunting occurs in Cooking Lake-Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area during regular hunting seasons. Aboriginal hunting may occur in the area year-round.