Redwater River Natural Area


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.

Redwater River Natural Area Site Map (Government of Alberta)
Redwater River 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

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 Statistics

Site NameRedwater River (OC)
Site TypeNatural Area
SubtypeOrder-in-council (OC)
Natural Region(s)Dry Mixedwood
O.C. No. (Land Ref. Manual)454/71
PASite ID (Map Ref #)365
Site # (Parks Website)484
Total Area64.60 ha. (159.63 ac.)
Steward-Status
Recreation Activitiesnone noted
IUCNII
Operated ByParks Division
Notes and Comments
Statistics and Details for Redwater River (OC)

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 – Information & Facilities – Redwater River Natural Area | Alberta Parks (2022-02-18).

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