Alberta’s wilderness offers an array of opportunities for responsible hunting in stunning landscapes, from grassy prairies to boreal forest and rugged mountains.


Stay informed about current regulations and requirements, including licensing, prohibitions, restricted areas, game management and more.

Where to hunt

There are hunting opportunities on more than 85% of the land base in Alberta's parks system. Your outfitter will help you navigate land access requirements.

Species in Alberta

There are 10 big game species and an array of waterfowl and upland game birds across our diverse landscape. Find out what Alberta has to offer and how to hunt here.

Alberta’s diverse geography provides opportunities to hunt 10 big game species, including mule deer, whitetail deer, elk, bighorn sheep, pronghorn antelope and more.
There are some restrictions on bringing firearms and ammunition into Canada. Refer to the Canadian Firearms Program or contact your outfitter for more information.

Wildlife safety

Hunting in bear country

Human-wildlife conflict is rare, but it’s important to know how to stay safe in bear and cougar country. Take precautions before, during and after your hunt.

Alberta BearSmart

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