Alberta Parks offers camping experiences to meet every need. Individual family camping, Group Camping, Comfort camping, adventurous Backcountry opportunities, reservable and First-Come, First-Served, all with a range of amenities to ensure a great experience.
Most of Alberta's parks allow day use. Facilities and services provided to support day use vary significantly, from a trailhead parking area, to Olympic training venues. Group day use areas are available in many of our parks, as either First-Come, First-Served or by reservation.
Alberta has over 470 provincial parks & protected areas where you can make your own adventure. Whether you like to hike, mountain bike, fish, canoe, sit by the campfire or hang out at the beach, there are many places to choose from.
Alberta’s parks are important to our quality of life and we are committed to making parks more accessible and inclusive so that everyone benefits from outdoor recreation and spending time in nature.
This is a general guide to some of the regulations under the Provincial Parks Act and a variety of other provincial and federal legislation that applies to recreational activities in provincial parks and recreation areas.
There are so many unique regions in Alberta for you to explore!
Here are seven destination areas you can tour through, each with beautiful parks and stories of rich cultural history.
Welcome to Alberta Parks’ Permit Portal - online access to submit your permit applications. Permits are required for certain activities to protect public safety and the landscape.
Information about boating, fishing, hunting and off-highway vehicles (OHV) in Alberta’s provincial parks.
Have questions? Start here for answers to frequently asked questions about: Alberta Parks, visiting provincial parks (including camping reservations), and miscellaneous topics.