Just west of Highway 22 and 60 km southwest of Pigeon Lake, this NA protects a portion of Horseshoe Creek.
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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. It also encompasses part of Horseshoe Creek. It protects sedge meadows, willow shrub lands, tamarack-black spruce-dwarf birch wetlands and beaver ponds along Horseshoe Creek, and mixed forests on the adjacent uplands (Alberta Parks web site, 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|
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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).
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