Responsible Trail Use

Practice Responsible Recreation

Many people visit the Bighorn Backcountry during the spring season. Please respect your neighbors and the lands that we are all privileged to use. Practice responsible recreation so that you and all other users may enjoy your experience in the area.

Remember the Rules for Motorized and Non-motorized Trail Use

Heavy trail use can have a significant impact on the environment. Whether you taking part in motorized or non-motorized recreation, do your part to minimize your impact when out on the trails. See:

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Off-highway Vehicle/Snow Vehicle Age Restrictions

In Alberta, no one under the age of 14 years may operate an off-highway vehicle or snow vehicle unless accompanied by an adult. Please visit the Alberta Queen’s Printer website at:

Watch for Wildlife

Black bears, grizzly bears and other wildlife live in the Bighorn Backcountry. Please exercise caution if you encounter any wildlife on the trails. See:


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Updated: Feb 28, 2018