With the announcement that provincial parks have re-opened vehicle access as of May 1, 2020, trails at the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area are currently open to the public. At this time, we have removed the registration book from our kiosk and are asking visitors to book their hike in advance online at 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. 


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