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The Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area (ASCCA) is a 4,800 acre day use natural area.  It is located just south west of the city of Calgary in Alberta, Canada. The Cross Conservation Area is dedicated to:

  • protecting habitat and providing space for native species of wildlife
  • offering conservation education programs (particularly to youth) without jeopardizing wildlife and habitat
  • managing human use of the area through a series of guidelines

We do not allow dogs, bikes, horses, camping, skiing or hunting.

We are located at 20-194001 160 Street West, Foothills AB T1S 4K9

**Watch our new hiker information video below!**

With enhanced public health measures, the area remains open. To reduce risk, we are currently recommending against visiting the area with individuals outside of your household or designated close contacts. For more information and to book your hike online go to http://www.crossconservation.org/visitors-and-hikers/book-your-visit.

Visitors must pay $10 for parking daily, or display an Annual Pass. Click here to purchase $10 daily parking. 

For more information and to purchase a pass, click here.