Just west of Highway 22 and 60 km southwest of Pigeon Lake, this Natural Area protects a portion of Horseshoe Creek. It is located about 5 km from the confluence with Wolf Creek in Central Alberta. Wolf Creek flows into the North Saskatchewan River near Drayton Valley.
Map of the Area
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Horseshoe Creek Natural Area is a gently rolling upland with diverse wetlands, including numerous beaver ponds, jack pine-white spruce stands, aspen-jack pine mixedwoods, large mature aspen and mature white spruce. Along Horseshoe Creek are sedge meadows, willow shrublands, tamarack-black spruce/dwarf birch wetlands and beaver ponds (Alberta Parks website, 2012).
|Site Name||Horseshoe Creek|
|Site Type||Natural Area|
|Natural Region(s)||Lower Foothills|
|O.C. No. (Land Ref. Manual)||454/71|
|PASite ID (Map Ref #)||300|
|Site # (Parks Website)||446|
|Total Area||326.22 ha. (806.10 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 – Horseshoe Creek Natural Area | Alberta Parks (All links accessed on 2023-01-08).