Sand Lake Natural Area

This sizeable (11 sections) Natural Area, 15 km northwest of Fairview, contains open pine stands, black spruce-tamarack wetlands, aspen woods and willow shrub land.

Sand Lake Site Map (Government of Alberta)
Sand Lake 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

It is an area of stabilized sand dunes with a mosaic of forested ridges and wetlands. The site’s diverse habitats are home to a wide variety of plants and animals.

Site Statistics

Site NameSand Lake
Site TypeNatural Area
SubtypeOrder-in-council (OC)
Natural Region(s)Dry Mixedwood
O.C. No. (Land Ref. Manual)519/95
PASite ID (Map Ref #)26
Site # (Parks Website)501
Total Area2896.79 ha. (7158.05 ac.)
Recreation ActivitiesCross-country skiing, Hiking – front country, Wildlife viewing
Operated ByParks Division
Notes and Comments
Statistics and Details for Sand Lake Natural Area


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: Information & Facilities – Sand Lake Natural Area | Alberta Parks (All links accessed on 2022-12-11).

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