Government of Alberta

Ministry of Environment and Parks - Alberta Parks

Preserves Alberta's parks for people to discover, value, protect, and enjoy the natural world and the benefits it provides for current and future generations.

Service offers:

  • conservation of important ecological areas for current and future generations to enjoy and learn about Alberta's landscapes and natural heritage
  • safe and responsible outdoor experiences for all
  • development and maintenance of infrastructure to support nature-based recreation in parks


  • information about the over 470 provincial parks and protected areas, including maps, trip planning information, and up-to-date details about firebans, flooding, avalanches, wildlife issues, park construction, site closures, and anything that might affect a park visit
  • Visitor / Park Centres with information on parks, protected areas, natural regions, and the diversity of plants and wildlife
  • education and interpretation programming to help connect people to nature and heritage
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • walk-in / drop-in
  • contact by phone or e-mail for more information
  • visit website for more information
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

Within 3 days.

Toll Free
1-866-427-3582 (Information Line / Reservations)
403-297-5293 (Park Office)
403-297-7827 (Environmental Learning Centre)
Web Site
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Wheelchair access: N/A - Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Provincial Government
Last Updated On
November 4, 2019
15979 Bow Bottom Trail SE
Calgary, AB, T2P 0Y8
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