Now that provincial parks are reopened and people have been given the go-ahead to travel, people are going out into the wilderness to explore. While this is supposed to be a good thing, campers in Alberta are pitching their tents literally anywhere. These “random campers” are even setting up shop in ditches.\nAlberta has a large backcountry that is loved by many but this summer, guests are going a little bit wild.\nEditor's Choice: Police Busted A 500-Person Party In Red Deer Last Weekend & It Was Absolute Mayhem (VIDEO)\nAccording to a June 2020 report by Alberta Environment’s Bighorn Backcountry Standing Committee, camping numbers in the large, undeveloped land have been “insane.”\nThe report reads that it’s been like May long weekend in this area since March.\nPlacing some of the blame on an increase in social media marketing, the report claims that social distancing has fallen by the wayside and large groups in the area are growing.\nThese new campers have been causing a number of disturbances including using powerlines on main roads as target practice, ignoring fire bans, cutting down trees, and leaving garbage.\nThe Abraham Lake area is where the report claims the “insane” amounts of people were.\nView this post on Instagram When your husband insists on ordering a tent from Scandinavia instead of going to MEC like a normal person, but aesthetically it’s 👌 so you go with it. A post shared by Shelby Soke Clarke (@shelbysokeclarke) on Jul 26, 2020 at 8:42am PDT\n“Everywhere people could camp they would camp,” reads the report.\n“Preacher’s Point, Cline, Abraham Slabs, Allstones all just one on top of another, some people camping in ditches.”\nFollowing this statement, the report says that things look as though they won’t be slowing down anytime soon.\nAccording to CTV News, May long weekend is the area's busiest weekend where normally 10,000 visitors come in.\nThis year, the area is seeing triple those numbers.\nBanff has also experienced some overcrowding this year.\nSeveral photos have been posted online that show the highway between Calgary and Banff clogged with visitors.\nThe town has now made it mandatory for people to wear masks both indoors and along the main street.\nAnyone who is caught not following the new rule to be implemented on Friday, July 31 could face $150 fine.\nWhile parks have begun to open back up to the public, a number of health and safety measures are in place.\nDr. Deena Hinshaw came out on Monday, July 27 to confirm that the COVID-19 growth curve in the province is no longer flat.