In Cypress Hills Provincial Park, only the Elkwater townsite area and Reesor Lake road through to Saskatchewan remain open. All other roads, hiking and resource trails and areas are closed. Detailed information can be found at www.cypresshills.com
Within the southern region, the following sites have a fire ban in place:
- Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park south of Lethbridge;
- Park Lake Provincial Park north of Coalhurst;
- Lake McGregor Provincial Recreation Area east of High River;
- Wyndham Carseland Provincial Park southeast of Calgary; and,
- Little Bow Provincial Park, Little Bow Recreation Area and Travers Recreation Area, all located north of Lethbridge.
For up to date information about fire bans in provincial parks and recreation areas visit www.albertaparks.ca/albertaparksca/public-safety/fire-bans.aspx.
Fire bans prohibit the use of all wood, briquette or propane/natural gas fires, including those contained in designated fire facilities and portable fire pits. Gas and propane stoves and barbecues, when approved for cooking, are allowed.
For information about fire bans issued by Alberta Sustainable Resource Development, Parks Canada, cities, counties and municipal districts, please visit www.albertafirebans.ca.