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Organizations: Tourism, Parks, Recreation and Culture (2006-2008) Publication Type: Geospatial Material

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June 1, 2016

Description

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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January 1, 2007

Description

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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March 1, 2006

Description

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

Description

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...