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Publication Type: Geospatial Material

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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

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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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Pinto Creek Canyon Natural Area was officially established on December 20, 2000. This natural area covers 12.32 square kilometres (1,233 hectares) preserving a special part of Alberta’s natural heritage within the Foothills Natural Region. Pinto Creek Canyon Natural Area is home to Alberta’s only...


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April 1, 2001

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Sulphur Gates Provincial Recreation Area (PRA) has been expanded in area, adding approximately 11 square kilometres (1,088 hectares) to the existing 26 hectare site. A PRA is designed to support a wide variety of recreational pursuits, as well as contribute to the preservation goal of Alberta's...


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April 1, 2001

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Rock Lake-Solomon Creek Wildland Park is located northwest of Hinton and extends from the Athabasca River in the south to Rock Lake Provincial Recreation Area (PRA) and Willmore Wilderness to the northwest. You can reach the south end of the park along Solomon Creek by taking the road to the...


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April 1, 2001

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Fickle Lake Provincial Recreation Area (PRA) was expanded by over ten square kilometres (1,152 hectares) to include the entire lake and adjacent uplands. Now 11.52 square kilometres (1,152 hectares), this PRA is situated in the lower foothills, southwest of Edson. A PRA supports a wide variety of...


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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...


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March 19, 2001

Description

This three-page fact sheet provides information on Sundance Provincial Park, which was established as a provincial park in April 1999. Provides a brief description of the park, lists significant features and recreational opportunities, and includes a map delineating the boundaries of the park.


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Last Modified

December 1, 1999

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The classification on maps 2 and 3 includes: level 1- Landforms and Surficial Materials; level 2- Broad Vegetation Class and Associated Soil Great Groups; level 3- Vegetation Communities (in bold) and Soil Subgroups observed during 1998 Summer Field Season