Kananaskis at a glance:
Kananaskis Improvement District is a large, multi-use land base with recreation area, provincial parks, wildland provincial parks, ecological reserves, and public crown lands with lots to experience and enjoy.
Kananaskis Improvement District boundaries
comprise that of the Kananaskis Country. After going through many amalgamations of improvement districts, the area bounded by Kananaskis Improvement District was established in 1983 as Improvement District no. 5. The name Kananaskis Improvement District was established by Ministerial Order in 1996.
Check Parks in Kananaskis
for a full listing of parks and protected areas within the Kananaskis Improvement District.
Alberta Parks - Kananaskis Country offers an Interactive Map
showing the geographic areas that make up Kananaskis Country.
Mouse over the icons in the summaries below to learn all Kananaskis Country has to offer. Each park has its own website showing the specific facilities & services and recreational activities available there.
Numerous facilities exist within Kananaskis Improvement District. From fixed roof accommodations, tenting, comfort camping, and budget lodging to Alberta Parks operated facilities, information and learning centres, and day use sites.
In Kananaskis Country, there are 51 parks of various classifications administered by Alberta Environment and Parks. Regulations affecting visitor use apply to these lands. Kananaskis Country also includes Public Land Use Zones administered by Alberta Environment & Parks. Specific regulations may apply to these lands. It is the responsibility of each visitor to know the rules wherever you choose to recreate.
For up to date information for Kananaskis Country facilities, advisories, trail reports and conditions, please visit Alberta Parks Kananaskis Country website