North Ram-Nice Creek (PNT) Natural Area


About 30 km southeast of Nordegg, the western border of this PNT is located near the confluence of the North Ram River and Nice Creek.

Topographical map of North Ram-Nice Creek (PNT). Image courtesy of https://atlas.gc.ca/toporama.
Topographical map of North Ram-Nice Creek (PNT). Image courtesy of https://atlas.gc.ca/toporama.

Map of the Area

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Other Information

Ram Rivulet was the original name marked on David Thompson’s map of 1814 and is likely descriptive of the Rocky Mountain Sheep found in the area [1]. A ram is a male sheep. The North Ram River flows into the Ram River which joins the North Saskatchewan River near the Town of Rocky Mountain House [2].

Site Statistics

Site NameNorth Ram-Nice Creek (PNT)
Site TypeNatural Area
SubtypeProtective Notation (PNT)
Natural Region(s)Upper Foothills
O.C. No. (Land Ref. Manual)N/A
PASite ID (Map Ref #)462
Site # (Parks Website)N/A
Total Area1,646.32 ha. (4,068.14 ac.)
Steward-Status
Recreation Activities
IUCN
Operated By
Notes and Comments
Statistics and Details for North Ram-Nice Creek (PNT) Natural Area

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.

  1. Aubrey, Merrily K., ed. Concise Place Names of Alberta. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2006, p. 269.
  2. Wikipedia, Ram River

Further Reading

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