About 40 km southwest of High River in southern Alberta, this L-shaped natural area abuts the southeast corner of Eden Valley Indian Reserve 216.
Map of the Area
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This natural area consists of a creek valley-to-ridge-top landscape that contains diverse vegetation communities. Limber pine is found along ridge tops while grasslands with groves of aspen and stands of white spruce are found on slopes. There are also beaver ponds and wetlands along Emerson Creek.
Eden Valley Reserve (216), established in 1958, takes its name from the former ranch on the property which is believed to have been descriptive of the valley .
|Site Name||Emerson Creek|
|Site Type||Natural Area|
|O.C. No. (Land Ref. Manual)||454/71|
|PASite ID (Map Ref #)||367|
|Site # (Parks Website)||511|
|Total Area||193.33 ha. (477.72 ac.)|
|Recreation Activities||none noted|
|Operated By||Parks Division|
|Notes and Comments|
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 – Emerson Creek Natural Area | Alberta Parks (All links accessed on 2022-11-27).
- Aubrey, Merrily K., ed. Concise Place Names of Alberta. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2006.