Athabasca Ranch

Area and Trail Information

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Off-highway vehicles (OHV) and highway vehicles permitted only on designated trails and in designated areas. Date and trail restriction applies.

Red Trail Open (Athabasca Ranch Activity Map):

  • Friday, noon until Sunday, midnight during May Long Weekend (inclusive)
  • June 25 to Monday, midnight of Labour Day Weekend (inclusive)
  • Know B4 U Go: Motorized Users

For relevant clubs, trails and other information:

Snowmobile Icon Snowmobiles permitted only on designated trails. Vehicle Access Corridors open year-round for snow vehicles.
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Hiking permitted.
Equestrian permitted.
Cross-country skiing permitted.

For relevant clubs, trails and other information:

Hunting Icon Alberta hunting regulations apply. Hunting is not permitted in Provincial Recreation Areas (PRAs).
Fishing Icon Alberta fishing regulations apply.

About this Area/PLUZ

Area was created in May, 1999 to minimize conflicts between motorized users and elk during breeding season.

Area is 40 square kilometres (15.4 square miles).

Legislation, management, and planning relevant to the area:

For stewardship, monitoring, and biodiversity initiatives:

  • There are currently no initiatives at this time.


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Updated: Oct 31, 2018