Alberta’s diverse ecosystem sets the perfect scenic backdrop for viewing wildlife in their natural habitats. Take a walk on the wild side with our Wildlife Adventure Layer as we introduce you to some of its most infamous residents including: bighorn sheep and mountain goats; black and grizzly bear; deer, elk and moose; song birds, eagles and waterfowl, as well as fish hatcheries and spawning areas. Pack-up your cameras and binoculars and discover the wild side of Alberta, as we share with you some of the best wildlife hotspots and viewing sites this province has to offer.

In addition to geo-referencing the Backroad Attractions Points of Interest, we have included short descriptions on most of these sites. These write-ups include location, details and history about the sites and which can be invaluable when trying to plan your Backroad Adventure.

With so much to see and so many places to explore, here is a list of Points of Interest, features and highlights included with the Wildlife Adventure Layer.

  • Bighorn Sheep Areas
  • Mountain Goat Areas
  • Birdwatching Sites
  • Deer Hot Spots
  • Elk Viewing Sites
  • Moose Hot Spots
  • Fish Hatcheries
  • Grizzly Bear Hot Spots
  • Black Bear Viewing Sites
  • Spawning Areas
  • Song Birds
  • Raptors (Birds of Prey)
  • Game Birds
  • Shorebirds
  • Waterfowl Viewing Sites
  • And More…

If you would like to become an official sponsor and partner with us and our app, please contact Chris Taylor at ctaylor@backroadmapbooks.com for more information.