- Permitted activities may vary within a park. Please confirm details with park staff.
Fishing: Dawson is adjacent to Jumpingpound Creek, in Fish Management Zone 1 (Eastern Slopes). Refer to Alberta Guide to Sportsfishing Regulations for seasons and catch limits. Snowmobiling: Snowmobile use within the recreation area is NOT PERMITTED except to access trails in adjacent Sibbald Snow Vehicle Public Land Use Zone and Powderface Trail (Road). History: This park is named for George Mercer Dawson, who conducted timber surveys in many river valleys in the Kananaskis region in 1883-84.