Trail etiquette

  • Motorized use prohibited in ATV Restricted Areas. Where designated, ride responsibly.
  • Share the trails. Dismount when approaching horses. Yield to pedestrians. Respect other’s rights to use the trails. Respect wildlife leaving no trace.
  • Stay on maintained trails. Do not widen the trail or cut corners.
  • “Ride don’t slide”. Feather your brakes down steep descents to hone your riding skills and prevent skidding.
  • Help maintain the trails you use. Don’t ride or hike on closed trails. Trails are to be used at your own risk.
  • Remember trail usage is a privilege, abide by trail etiquette or access could be denied to all users.

Be prepared

  • Get advice from Parks Canada Information Centre.
  • Study trail descriptions and maps before starting.
  • Choose trails suitable for least experienced member in your group.
  • Pack adequate food, water, clothing, maps and gear.
  • Carry first aid kit and bear spray.
  • Tell somebody where you’re going, when you’ll be back and who to call if you don’t return.
  • Travel with friends or groups.
  • Be prepared for emergencies and changes in weather.
  • If travelling onto active logging roads it is imperative to tune into VHF radio frequencies used by the logging companies to keep everyone safe and to avoid collisions.
  • Keep wildlife wild, and yourself safer
  • Travel in groups and make noise to avoid surprise encounters.
  • Do not feed, touch or approach wildlife. Stay at least 30 to 50 meters away from most animals, and 100 meters from bears.
  • Carry bear spray and know how to use it.
  • Pets must be on a leash at all times.
  • Prevent forest fires


Trail Website not for navigational use. There are many hazards involved in trail use, backcountry travel and rock climbing, carrying a significant risk of personal injury or death. While the authors have done their best to provide accurate information, the condition of adventures contained in this Guide is subject to change without warning or notice. Users must exercise extreme caution at all times and be aware of potential dangers. The authors of this Guide play no part in the maintenance and or supervision of the trails, roads or climbing areas. They assume no liability whatsoever for any loss or damage to person or property arising from the use of the trails, roads and climbing options contained in this Guide. It is up to the users of this Guide to learn the necessary skills. In potentially hazardous areas users of this Guide do so entirely at their own risk. The authors disclaim any liability or damage that may be sustained by anyone using this Guide. In addition, the authors caution users of this Guide that there may be private or restricted areas which have not been delineated and all users of this Guide acknowledge that they will be fully responsible for any breach of municipal, provincial, federal, or common law concerning these lands.