Maps of this Area:

Ghost PLUZ Map
Ghost - Georeferenced Map
– May 2018 (1 page, 1.6 MB)

Ghost PLUZ Map

Area and Trail Information

For advisories and closures for this and other areas, visit:

Under the backcountry trail rehabilitation program, trails in the area may be temporarily closed due to construction. Please be aware of construction projects on trails and avoid temporary closure areas.

View information for Provincial Park Recreation Areas and other information on the region:


  • Random camping is permitted.

Ghost Public Land Use Zone Brochure and Maps

For details about the Ghost Public Land Use Zone, including maps, access information, permitted recreational activities and types of services offered, see:

Digital Mapping Options

For a georeferenced map of the Ghost PLUZ, see:

Disclaimer: The above georeferenced map contains interactive information that can only be accessed through specific reader apps.

In order to access this information the following app can be used:

This app is only compatible with Apple iOS and Android smartphones and tablets, as well as Windows Phones. It cannot be used on desktops and laptops.

Please note that this map can still be viewed with a standard PDF viewer, but the additional enhancements will not be functional.

Motor Bike icon Quad icon

Side by Side icon OHV icon

Off-highway vehicles (OHV) permitted only on designated trails:

  • Motorized vehicles are prohibited in Banff National Park
  • Specific trails are designated for specific vehicle type
  • Some seasonal closures apply
  • Highway licenced vehicles are permitted on designated trails.
snowmobile Snowmobiles permitted only on designated trails.
hiking horse riding

cross country skiing
Hiking permitted.

Equestrian permitted. Horse grazing or tethering must be 100 metres from a lakeshore.

Cross-country skiing permitted.

For relevant clubs, trails and other information:

hunting archery Alberta hunting regulations apply. For details on hunting regulations, visit the My Wild Alberta website at: No hunting in provincial recreation area.
fishing Alberta fishing regulations apply. For details on fishing regulations, visit the My Wild Alberta website at:

About this Area/PLUZ

Established in May, 2006 to address the growing demand for recreation and the potential conflicts with other resource values and stakeholders in the Ghost-Waiparous area.

Area is 1,500 square kilometres (579.2 square miles).

Legislation, management, and planning relevant to the area:


Related Information


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Updated: Nov 7, 2018