Buck Lake Creek Natural Area

Buck Lake Creek Natural Area lies east of the Blue Rapids PRA near Drayton Valley and includes a creek with a steep, terraced embankment.

Buck Lake Creek Site Map (Government of Alberta)
Buck Lake Creek Site Map (Government of Alberta)

Map of the Area

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Other Information

Buck Lake Creek NA surrounds a creek and steep terraced embankment. The area supports a variety of habitats, but the vegetation is mainly black spruce/Labrador tea peatland. The upland supports stands of mature aspen with balsam poplar and white spruce. There are also lodgepole pine-white spruce stands, areas of regenerating young aspen and wolf willow shrublands.

Site Statistics

Site NameBuck Lake Creek
Site TypeNatural Area
SubtypeOrder-in-council (OC)
Natural Region(s)Central Mixedwood; Dry Mixedwood
O.C. No. (Land Ref. Manual)454/71
PASite ID (Map Ref #)290
Site # (Parks Website)527
Total Area129.50 ha. (319.97 ac.)
Recreation Activitiescross-country skiing, hiking – front country
Operated ByParks Division
Notes and Comments
Statistics and Details for Buck Lake Creek


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 – Buck Lake Creek Natural Area | Alberta Parks (accessed 2022-02-16).

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