This quarter-section site is named for the Redwater River which runs to the southwest of it. The Natural Area has gently rolling sand dunes interspersed with wet depressions.
Map of the Area
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Redwater River Natural Area has gently rolling sand dunes interspersed with wet depressions. The forest cover is mainly second-growth aspen with open jack pine/lichen woodlands on dune crests and willow/sedge shrublands in depressions.
This site lies in the Boreal Forest Natural Region, Dry Mixedwood Subregion (Alberta Parks website, 2012).
It is located in a small constellation of Natural Areas with Halfway Lake, Taylor Lake and Crippsdale to the north and Halfmoon Lake to the south.
|Site Name||Redwater River (OC)|
|Site Type||Natural Area|
|Natural Region(s)||Dry Mixedwood|
|O.C. No. (Land Ref. Manual)||454/71|
|PASite ID (Map Ref #)||365|
|Site # (Parks Website)||484|
|Total Area||64.60 ha. (159.63 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 – Redwater River Natural Area | Alberta Parks (2022-02-18).