[tbd] Park Court Natural Area

The site is divided into two portions with the smaller Western portion on the Pembina River. There is good wildlife habitat, with reports of elk using the area and abundant bird species within the site.

Park Court Natural Area Site Map (Government of Alberta)
Park Court Natural Area Site Map (Government of Alberta)

Map of the Area

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Other Information

Park Court Natural Area encompasses an area of moderately rolling uplands with a steep embankment along the Pembina River. The uplands are mainly aspen or aspen-balsam poplar forest and the river embankment varies from sparsely vegetated, eroding cliffs to more gently-sloping areas with aspen forest or shrublands. The westerly portion on the Pembina river is incised by a deep ravine with white spruce-paper birch-balsam poplar forest. There is good wildlife habitat, with reports of elk using the area and abundant bird species (Alberta Parks web site, 2012).

A site visit in 2021 indicated that the Eastern portion was highly disturbed by off-highway vehicles [1]. The land separating the two portions is private [2].

Site Statistics

Site NamePark Court
Site TypeNatural Area
SubtypeOrder-in-council (OC)
Natural Region(s)Dry Mixedwood
O.C. No. (Land Ref. Manual)454/71
PASite ID (Map Ref #)137
Site # (Parks Website)558
Total Area143.00 ha. (353.34 ac.)
Recreation Activitiesnone noted
Operated ByParks Division
Notes and Comments
Statistics and Details for Park Court


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 – Park Court Natural Area | Alberta Parks (2022-02-18).

  1. Site Visit, 2021-01-12, unpublished, F.Potter.
  2. “Lac St. Anne County (Land Ownership) Map.” 1:100,000 (est.). Sangudo, Alberta: Lac St. Anne County, November 18, 2019. https://www.lsac.ca/index.php/county-maps.

Further Reading

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