Alberta Parks

Fire Bans in Alberta Parks

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Fire Bans Fire Bans

A fire ban is imposed for an extreme fire hazard.


  • ALL open fires, including campfires and charcoal briquettes


  • Portable propane fire pits contained within designated fire pits and gas or propane stoves and barbeques designed for cooking or heating

Ecological Reserves & Wilderness Areas

Fires are prohibited in Ecological Reserves and Wilderness Areas.

These classifications of the provincial parks and protected areas system do not allow for fires in accordance with legislative restrictions.

Fire Restrictions Fire Restrictions

Alberta Parks operates under a year round fire restriction state, in alignment with regulations.


  • Wood, briquette and propane/natural gas fires contained within designated fire pits
  • CSA or UL standards
    • Portable propane fire pits when placed within designated fire pits
    • Liquid or gas fueled lanterns (enclosed flame)
    • Liquid or gas fueled stoves and BBQs designed for cooking
    • Patio heaters (propane, catalytic or infrared/radiant) if deemed safe by a Conservation Officer

This Map

The fire bans on this map are for provincial parks.

For fire bans outside of provincial parks, check

Affected Parks