[HT-Simple] Caribou River Natural Area (OC and PNT)


The Caribou River Natural Area is composed of an Order in Council and a Protected Notation sites of the same name. It is approximately 10km northeast of Fort Vermilion.

Caribou River Site Map (Government of Alberta)
Caribou River 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 Caribou River Natural Area is composed of mesic shrubby grassland interspersed with aspen groves; alluvial terraces of Caribou River; dry south-facing grassland on escarpment of Peace River; shrublands of buckbush & rose; meander scars; ungulate winter range; remnant grassland of Peace River Parkland; migration corridor between Peace River & Caribou Mountains (Alberta Parks web site, 2012).

The NA is composed of both OC and PNT portions. The southern border of the OC site is on the the Peace River. The irregularly shaped PNT portion is partially on the river but also extends north. Highway 58 crosses the PNT portion.

Site Statistics

Site NameCaribou River
Site TypeNatural Area
SubtypeOrder-in-council (OC)
Natural Region(s)Dry Mixedwood
O.C. No. (Land Ref. Manual)327/90
PASite ID (Map Ref #)433
Site # (Parks Website)481.85
Total Area195.00 ha. (481.85 ac.)
Steward-Status
Recreation Activitiesnone noted
IUCNII
Operated ByParks Division
Notes and Comments
Statistics and Details for Caribou River

Site NameCaribou River (PNT)
Site TypeNatural Area
SubtypeProtective Notation (PNT)
Natural Region(s)Dry Mixedwood
O.C. No. (Land Ref. Manual)N/A
PASite ID (Map Ref #)433
Site # (Parks Website)1699.96
Total Area687.965 ha. (1699.96 ac.)
Steward-Status
Recreation Activities
IUCNIV*6
Operated By
Notes and Comments
Statistics and Details for Caribou River (PNT)

References

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 – Caribou River Natural Area

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