[HT/PC-SIMPLE] Bentz Lake Natural Area

This NA is north of but not on Bentz Lake and about 11 km west of Sundre. The parcel of land between the site and the lake is Crown Land [1].


Bentz Lake Site Map (Government of Alberta)
Bentz Lake Site Map (Government of Alberta)

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

The Bentz Lake Natural Area contains organic wetlands (fens) around islands of glacial till. Upland vegetation includes pure stands of aspen or mature white spruce, aspen/white spruce-mixed stands and occasional lodgepole pine stands (Alberta Parks web site, 2012).

Site Statistics

Site NameBentz Lake
Site TypeNatural Area
SubtypeOrder-in-council (OC)
Natural Region(s)Lower Foothills
O.C. No. (Land Ref. Manual)519/95
PASite ID (Map Ref #)504
Site # (Parks Website)510
Total Area66.22 ha. (163.63 ac.)
Recreation Activitieshunting
Operated ByParks Division
Notes and Comments
Statistics and Details for Bentz Lake Natural Area


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: Information & Facilities – Bentz Lake Natural Area | Alberta Parks (All links accessed on 2022-12-19).

  1. Mountain View County – County Maproom.

Editing, Review and Silence Procedure

  1. FRANK: Publish page
  2. HUBERT/PATSY: Assign page for editing by update tbd in the Title (4-
  3. Review for readability and alignment to SAPAA organizational reputation.
  4. Best available image
  5. Review for accuracy including:
    1. Correct map and site statistics
    2. Area size is correct
    3. Standards (e.g. use of hyphens, spelling, etc.)
    4. References are accessible and and notes match
  6. Review for formatting, e.g.: Centered captions, No empty blocks
  7. TEAM: Last walk through
    1. Any final discussion or notes
    2. Remove [name] from title
    3. Add to log book for silence procedure
    4. Delete these notes.

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