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Organizations: Tourism, Parks, Recreation and Culture (2006-2008) Audience: Travellers

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June 1, 2016

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A short 30-minute drive from Calgary, the picnic areas and campgrounds of the Elbow Valley make a perfect day-outing or weekend oasis. The region includes hundreds of kilometres of trails to challenge the hiker, mountain biker, rider, and cross-country skier. From a gentle meander through the...


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August 1, 2007

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Kakwa Wildland Park, located approximately 160 kilometres southwest of Grande Prairie, is a remote, rugged place of incredible beauty with tree-carpeted valleys, swift clear creeks and high mountain ridges. This fact sheet provides information on the cultural history of the area, describes summer...


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April 1, 2007

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Alberta’s wildland parks preserve and protect natural landscapes and ecological processes and provide opportunities for backcountry recreation. In some wildland parks, trails and primitive backcountry campsites are provided to minimize visitor impacts on natural heritage values. Whitehorse...


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March 1, 2007

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This report is based on the 2006 Travel Activities and Motivations Survey (TAMS), which was conducted between January and June 2006 and which examined the recreational activities and travel habits of Canadians and Americans. The survey provides detailed information on travellers’ activities,...


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January 1, 2007

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This report is based on the 2006 Travel Activities and Motivations Survey (TAMS), which was conducted between January and June 2006 and which examined the recreational activities and travel habits of Canadians and Americans. The survey provides detailed information on travellers’ activities,...


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January 1, 2007

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Cataract Creek is managed as a Snow Vehicles Zone within a Forest Land Use Zone. This ensures that its recreation values are maintained for public use. The area is part of the Central Rockies Ecosystem. The wildlife that you see here move throughout this large ecosystem. To help protect the...


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January 1, 2007

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Rattlesnakes : The word strikes fear into the hearts of many, but it is a fear which is undeserved. Prairie rattlesnakes are occasionally seen a Writing-on-Stone, but there is no need for visitors to be concerned. To find out more about this fascinating creature and to learn about “snake safety”,...


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March 1, 2006

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The Highwood/Cataract area stretches from the boundary of Peter Lougheed Provincial Park to the southern border of Kananaskis Country and encompasses the upper reaches of the Highwood River watershed. It includes a diversity of landscapes ranging from stark high alpine beauty, to lush spruce and...


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April 1, 2001

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Obed Lake Provincial Recreation Area (PRA) was expanded by over eight square kilometres (800 hectares) to include the adjacent lakes and uplands. Now 34 square kilometres (3,401 hectares), this new Provincial Park is situated in the Lower Foothills, northeast of Hinton. This Provincial Park...