Located about 10 km north of Rocky Mountain House and 4 km east of Crimson Lake Provincial Park, Mill Island NA occupies the floodplains of the North Saskatchewan River, becoming an island only under high water conditions.
Map of the Area
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Mill Island Natural Area lies on a section of the floodplain of the North Saskatchewan River which is dissected by numerous river channels. The area is isolated by water under flood conditions. Vegetation is primarily mature mixedwood stands (spruce and poplar), with a calcareous marsh along the river channel. The area is in high use by wildlife (Alberta Parks website, 2012).
|Site Name||Mill Island|
|Site Type||Natural Area|
|Natural Region(s)||Dry Mixedwood|
|O.C. No. (Land Ref. Manual)||454/71|
|PASite ID (Map Ref #)||299|
|Site # (Parks Website)||548|
|Total Area||79.84 ha. (197.29 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: Government of Alberta – Information & Facilities – Mill Island Natural Area | Alberta Parks (2022-02-18).