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175 parks are slated to be closed or removed from parks system.

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.

Map of Alberta park closures

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164 parks
in Alberta could have their protected area status removed

This opens the door for uses that are not currently permitted or are more heavily regulated within our parks.

20 parks
will be partially or
completely closed

Ten sites are slated for full closure where the “entire site will be closed to public access.

4,493 campsites
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.

7 out of 10
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.

Map of Alberta park closures

Here is a link to the archive of the list.

Map of Alberta park closures

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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