Random camping is permitted in wildland provincial parks with some restrictions and recommendations. Random camping is not permitted within 1 kilometre of a designated camping facility. Random camping is not permitted within 1 kilometre of a road, provincial park or provincial recreation area boundary.
Is camping allowed during Covid Alberta?
Group camping has re-opened. Group camping areas that can take more than 5 units will permit additional units up to the maximum as posted on their web page. Additional fees can be paid upon arrival at the park.
What is random camping?
Random backcountry camping refers to camping that involves hiking, biking, paddling or horseback riding to a camping destination that does not have established facilities. While random backcountry camping is permitted in some areas, there are rules and responsibilities associated with the activity.
Did Bill 64 get passed?
A new bill would allow the Alberta government to charge people for camping on Crown land, and opens the door for potential more fees for recreational uses in future. Bill 64, the Public Lands Amendment Act, passed its first reading in the legislature on Monday.
Is there a fee to camp on Crown land in Alberta?
Campers 18 years and older must have a pass: $20 per person for a 3-day pass. $30 per person for an annual pass.