[SIMPLE] Horseshoe Creek Natural Area

Just west of Highway 22 and 60 km southwest of Pigeon Lake, this NA protects a portion of Horseshoe Creek.


Horseshoe Creek Site Map (Government of Alberta)
Horseshoe Creek 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

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 Statistics

Site NameHorseshoe Creek
Site TypeNatural Area
SubtypeOrder-in-council (OC)
Natural Region(s)Lower Foothills
O.C. No. (Land Ref. Manual)454/71
PASite ID (Map Ref #)300
Site # (Parks Website)446
Total Area326.22 ha. (806.10 ac.)
Recreation Activitiesnone noted
Operated ByParks Division
Notes and Comments
Statistics and Details for Horseshoe Creek Natural Area


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).

Editing, Review and Silence Procedure

  1. FRANK: Publish page
  2. HUBERT/PATSY: Assign page for editing by update tbd in the Title (4-
  3. Review for readability and alignment to SAPAA organizational reputation.
  4. Best available image
  5. Review for accuracy including:
    1. Correct map and site statistics
    2. Area size is correct
    3. Standards (e.g. use of hyphens, spelling, etc.)
    4. References are accessible and and notes match
  6. Review for formatting, e.g.: Centered captions, No empty blocks
  7. TEAM: Last walk through
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