Defend Alberta Parks Maps
The Alberta government is planning to close 20 parks and remove 164 from the Alberta Parks system. A total of 175 parks could lose protection and Albertans could lose access.
Map of Changes to Parks in Alberta
Across Alberta, 164 parks have been identified for removal from the parks system and potential privatization. 20 parks have been identified for partial or full closure.
Map of Changes Around Calgary
There are many parks within a few hours drive of Calgary, including 53 sites in Kananaskis that are on the list for delisting.
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in Alberta could have their protected area status removed
will be partially or
Ten sites are slated for full closure where the “entire site will be closed to public access.”
could no longer be available
Nearly 1/3 of all campsites in Alberta will be removed from the Parks system, including 1,397 in Kananaskis.
Albertans oppose these changes
A public opinion survey shows that almost 7 in 10 Albertans oppose the closure or removal of these parks.
List of impacted sites
A list of all impacted sites was published on the Alberta Parks website, but it has since been removed.
Here is a link to the archive of the list.
Help us defend Alberta’s parks
Join tens of thousands of Albertans that have already spoken up against these changes.
Tell your MLA that you oppose these changes
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