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Porcupine Hills

Map of this Area:

Porcupine Hills PLUZ Map
Porcupine Hills Georeferenced Map
– Jan 2019 (1 page, 1.9 MB)

About this Area/PLUZ

As of May 15, 2018, the Porcupine Hills area is regulated under the Public Lands Administration Regulation as a Public Land Use Zone (PLUZ). The new PLUZ will manage outdoor recreational activities through a designated motorized trail system and provide a range of recreation experiences.

For more information on the new Porcupine Hills PLUZ, please see:

The Government of Alberta is committed to working with recreation groups to develop sustainable trail systems on public lands. A summer trails map based on stakeholders input has been developed for 2018 that aligns with the Recreation Management Plan for Livingstone-Porcupine Hills.

To view a copy of the plan, please see:

For more information on the Government of Alberta’s investment in outdoor recreation in southwest Alberta, please see:

Area and Trail Information

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

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


  • Random camping is permitted.

Digital Mapping Options

For a georeferenced map of the Livingstone 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:

  • Specific trails are designated for specific vehicle type
  • Some seasonal closures apply
  • Highway licensed vehicles are permitted on designated trails.

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.


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

Legislation, management, and planning relevant to the area:


Related Information


Page Information

Updated: Jan 18, 2019