Cypress Hills Provincial Park

Alberta Parks


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  • Equestrian Trail Users

    Effective:  July 26, 2021

      Due to the extreme fire hazard that we are currently in, it is suggested for equestrian riders to carry some form of a wajax bag or use rubber shoes or unshod horses in the park.

  • Blue-Green Algae - Reesor Lake Advisory

    Effective:  July 16, 2021

      Blue-Green Algae (cyanobacteria) bloom advisory issued for Reesor Lake

    General precautions
    • Avoid all contact with blue green algae blooms. If contact occurs, wash with tap water ASAP.
    • Do not swim or wade in any areas where blue-green algae is visable.
    • Do not allow your pets to swim or wade in these areas or to eat fish or fish trimmings from the lake.
    • Consider limiting human consumption of fish from the lake.

    For detailed information, go to Alberta Health Services Blue Green Algae Health Advisories. Please refer to the specific advisory for this lake.

    Blue-green algae bloom advisories are issued and rescinded by Alberta Health Services. Typically, advisories are lifted in late autumn, when water temperatures are so cool that blue green algae growth is no longer supported.

  • Campgrounds

    Effective:  May 17, 2021

      All open campgrounds in Cypress Hills Provincial Park will be by Reservation Only as of May 17th 2021.  

  • Closure - Reesor Dock Campsite

    Effective:  March 20, 2021

      Reesor Dock will remain closed for overnight camping in 2021.

  • Closure - Boat and Bike Rental Closure

    Effective:  March 20, 2021

      Boat and Bike Rentals will currently be closed for 2021 season in Cypress Hills Provincial Park.

Safety Links

Provincial Sources for Advisories