Holmes Crossing Sandhills Ecological Reserve
Click here to visit the Alberta Parks Holmes Crossing Sandhills Ecological Reserve web page.
Click here to visit the Alberta Environment and Parks Holmes Crossing Public Use Zone map and web page.
This reserve was created in 1999 to provide an area for non-motorized activity and to help eliminate conflicts with summer motorized users. It contains some of the best examples of transverse sand dunes in Canada. There are also a number of small lakes on the Reserve.
Camping is permitted (random, no developed sites):
• Campsites and fires must be at least 1 km from a Recreation Area, Provincial Park or a roadway
• Off-highway Vehicles (OHV) are NOT permitted
• Wildlife Viewing
• Cross Country Skiing
• Alberta hunting regulations apply (Hunting is not permitted in Provincial Recreation Areas (PRAs)
• Alberta fishing regulations apply