Lloyd Creek and Winfield Natural Areas


Lloyd Creek Natural Area is a large (nearly 580 ha), irregularly-shaped site. It is adjacent to the Winfield Natural Area (PNT) and located southwest of Pigeon Lake.

Winfield, Mature Spruce Forest, L. Kershaw, July 2017
Winfield Natural Area, Mature Spruce Forest, L. Kershaw, July 2017

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

Lloyd Creek Natural Area (ca. 580 ha) is made up of rolling uplands incised by two meltwater channels (part of Twin Lakes) .

The creek valley, with its steep banks and variety of aspects, supports several forest types, including mature and young upland forests of white spruce, lodgepole pine, paper birch, aspen and balsam poplar, which provide good wildlife habitat.

Winfield is adjacent to and northwest of Lloyd Creek. A large portion of this quarter- section Natural Area covers Twin Lake.

Site Statistics

Lloyd Creek

Site NameLloyd Creek
Site Type
SubtypeNatural Area
Natural Region(s)Order-in-council (OC)
O.C. No. (Land Ref. Manual)Central Mixedwood
PASite ID (Map Ref #)454/71
Site # (Parks Website)270
Total Area1432.67
Steward-Status
Recreation Activities
IUCNnone noted
Operated ByII
Notes and CommentsParks Division
Statistics and Details for Lloyd Creek

Winfield Natural Area

Site NameWinfield (PNT)
Site TypeNatural Area
SubtypeProtective Notation (PNT)
Natural Region(s)Central Mixedwood
O.C. No. (Land Ref. Manual)N/A
PASite ID (Map Ref #)244
Site # (Parks Website)N/A
Total Area65.00 ha. (160.62 ac.)
Steward-Status
Recreation Activities
IUCN
Operated By
Notes and Comments
Statistics and Details for Winfield (PNT)
Lloyd Creek Natural Area – Site Map, 2001 (adapted, Government of Alberta)

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: Government of Alberta – Information & Facilities – Lloyd Creek Natural Area | Alberta Parks (2022-02-18).

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