Ghost River Subdivision

Historical Information

This residential community is located on Highway 40 west of the Summer Village of Waiparous and was developed in the early 1990s.

Community Resources


Linear municipal reserve exists for additional trail construction. A large recreation lease exists to the north of the community. This lease is jointly held by the MD and the Summer Village of Waiparous (SVW). A trail system exists on this parcel of land and is maintained by the local Ghost-Waiparous Trails Association (GWTA) following the Back 40 Resource Management Plan (RMP).

The Back 40 - Information and Map Brochure

FireSmart Work

FireSmart planning was undertaken by the partners and moved forward under the guidance of the Back 40 FireSmart Committee (a GWTA working committee with members from Benchlands, Ghost, SVW and Forestry) as funding opportunities arose with community information and consultation occurring at each operational planning step.

The first operational work on the Back 40 Fire Smart Plan was completed before Christmas 2017, the final Phase 4 completed in March 2021 with funding from FRIAA.  

Population: 40+ (estimated from 2011 Federal Census data)

Community Organizations

The following community organization is in Ghost River Country Residential Subdivision:
  • Ghost-Waiparous Trails Association - email

Useful Documents