Maps of this Area:

Kananaskis Country PLUZ Map
Kananaskis Country PLUZ Map
– 2014 (1 page, <1 MB)

PLUZ Trail Maps of Kananaskis Country
– May 2018 (2 pages, 1.4 MB)

Area and Trail Information

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.

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

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

Firearm Use Restrictions

Within the 1 km No Camping/No Open Fires zone, there is to be no firearm discharge, except for lawfully authorized hunting purposes.

Printed maps can be picked up at information kiosks in the Kananaskis PLUZ and at Environment and Parks offices. An online map outlining the restricted zone is also available.

For further information, see:

Digital Mapping Options

For a georeferenced map of the McLean Creek Off Highway Vehicle PLUZ within Kananaskis Country, 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.


  • Random, no-service camping is permitted.
  • Serviced Camping is available through:
Prohibited Motocross Prohibited ATV

Prohibited Side By Side Prohibited OHV

Off-highway vehicles (OHV) not permitted.

McLean Creek PLUZ provides OHV opportunities:

Snowmobile Snow vehicles not permitted. Snow vehicle opportunities are provided in:
Parks Icon Hiking Horseback Riding

Cross country Skiing

Hiking permitted.

Equestrian permitted only on designated equestrian trails.

Cross-country skiing permitted.


Alberta hunting regulations apply. For details on hunting regulations, visit the My Wild Alberta website at:

Fishing Alberta fishing regulations apply. For details on fishing regulations, visit the My Wild Alberta website at:

First Nations

  • Access and traditional land-use opportunities will continue for Aboriginal peoples.

About this PLUZ

Established in October, 1979 to prevent conflicts between motorized and non-motorized recreational activities.

PLUZ is 12,083 square kilometres (804.3 square miles).

Legislation, management, and planning relevant to the area:


Related Information


Page Information

Updated: Nov 2, 2018