Battle Lake Natural Area

Situated approximately 4 km southwest of Battle Lake (not on Battle Lake itself), this quarter-section Natural Area is part rolling upland and part wetland.

A new club moss emerging from the winter snows, March 20, 2004 (TBlake)
Groundpine, Dendrolycopodium dendrodeum, a clubmoss, emerging from the winter snows, 2004-3-20 (TBlake)

Map of the Area

Any maps and map views are for general information only. Do not rely on them for navigation or to determine legal boundaries.

Other Information

This Natural Area is part rolling upland and part wetland. In the uplands there are mixedwood communities with aspen poplar, white spruce, balsam poplar, lodgepole pine and birch; the lower-lying areas are mesic to wet with plant communities including birch/Labrador tea, tamarack–black spruce/Sphagnum, sedge meadows and willow shrubland (Alberta Parks website, 2012).

Site Statistics

Site NameBattle Lake
Site TypeNatural Area
SubtypeOrder-in-council (OC)
Natural Region(s)Central Mixedwood
O.C. No. (Land Ref. Manual)454/71
PASite ID (Map Ref #)49
Site # (Parks Website)435
Total Area64.75 ha. (160.00 ac.)
Recreation Activitiesnone noted
Operated ByParks Division
Notes and Comments
Statistics and Details for Battle Lake


The following links are provided as a courtesy but are not verified or endorsed by SAPAA. Clicking on the link will cause you to leave the SAPAA website. Primary source of information is: Government of Alberta – Information & Facilities – Battle Lake Natural Area | Alberta Parks (accessed 2022-02-16).

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