Mill Island Natural Area

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.

Mill Island Natural Area Site Map (Government of Alberta)
Mill Island Natural Area 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

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 Statistics

Site NameMill Island
Site TypeNatural Area
SubtypeOrder-in-council (OC)
Natural Region(s)Dry Mixedwood
O.C. No. (Land Ref. Manual)454/71
PASite ID (Map Ref #)299
Site # (Parks Website)548
Total Area79.84 ha. (197.29 ac.)
Recreation Activitiesnone noted
Operated ByParks Division
Notes and Comments
Statistics and Details for Mill Island


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).

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