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Whitecourt Sandhills

Map of this Area:

Map of Whitecourt Sandills Land Use Zone
Whitecourt Sandhills PLUZ Map
- 2014 (1 page, <1 MB)

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, no-service, camping is permitted.
  • Campsites and fires must be a least one kilometre (0.6miles) from a Recreation Area, Provincial Park or a roadway
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Off-highway vehicles (OHV) are not permitted.

For relevant clubs, trails and other information:

snowmobile Snowmobiles permitted only on designated trails from December 1 to March 1.
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 Alberta hunting regulations apply. Hunting is not permitted in Provincial Recreation Areas (PRAs).
fishing Alberta fishing regulations apply.

About this Area/PLUZ

Area was created in May 1999 to provide an area for non-motorized activity, including equestrian and eliminate conflicts with summer motorized users.

Area is 27 square kilometres (10.4 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: Nov 2, 2018