Alberta

Alberta is full of outdoor adventure opportunity, and you can find it all on our maps. No matter the time of year or which part of the province you find yourself in, you can count on Backroad Mapbooks to help you make the most of Alberta’s great outdoors. Here is a breakdown of all the adventures we have charted across Alberta.

BACKROAD ATTRACTIONS

  • Over 550 backroad attractions across Alberta
  • Historic sites, museums, caves, geologic formations, ghost towns, waterfalls, scenic drives, roadside attractions and much more
  • Written descriptions with directions, hours, contact information and more

FISHING

  • Close to 1,500 fishing lakes, rivers and streams
  • Marked sportfish species and boat launches on maps
  • Lake bathymetry (depth charts) for many lakes on digital maps (GPS, Canada Wide Web Map, Mobile Maps)
  • Written descriptions with information on stocking, species, regulations, access, outfitters and more

HUNTING

  • Over 190 hunting areas across Alberta
  • Clearly defined WMUs (Wildlife Management Units)
  • Written descriptions with information on each WMU and game species

PADDLING

  • 300+ canoe and kayak routes across Alberta
  • Clearly marked put-ins/take-outs and portages
  • Written descriptions with length, difficulty, features and more

PARK ADVENTURES

  • 1,900+ national, provincial, regional and urban parks across Alberta
  • Colour-coded parks and clearly marked boundaries on maps
  • Includes 420+ backcountry campsites, 520+ frontcountry campsites and 170+ picnic areas
  • Written descriptions with activities, amenities, camping information and more

TRAILS

  • 1,900+ multi-use trails across Alberta
  • Trails for hiking, cycling, horseback riding, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing
  • Written descriptions with difficulty, elevation gain, trail length, highlights and more

ATV [OHV]

  • 290+ ATV/OHV Trails
  • Clearly marked trailheads and trail lines on maps
  • Written descriptions with length, elevation gain, highlights and more

SNOWMOBILE

  • 240+ snowmobile trails and riding areas across Alberta
  • Clearly marked trailheads and trail lines on maps
  • Written descriptions with trail length, elevation gain, highlights and more
WILDLIFE
  • 400 wildlife viewing areas across Alberta
  • Wildlife reserves, bird sanctuaries, parks, ecological preserves and more
  • Written descriptions with information on species, viewing times, restrictions and more

WINTER RECREATION

  • 310+ winter recreation areas across Alberta
  • Ski and snowboard resorts, cross-country ski and snowshoe trails, fat biking and dog sledding, backcountry ski touring and more
  • Written descriptions with trail length, directions, elevation gain, highlights, contact information and more

BACKCOUNTRY HUTS & CABINS

  • 110+ backcountry huts and cabins across Alberta
  • Ski huts, warming shelters, alpine huts, snowmobile cabins, private lodges and more
  • Written descriptions with information on hut size, amenities, reservation, contacts and more