Sheep Creek Natural Area


This very small site goes by the name of Sheep Creek NA, even though it is on the Sheep River. It is located 8 km northeast of Black Diamond.

Sheep Creek NA, 2017 (KReeves)
Sheep Creek NA, 2017 (KReeves)

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

This site is in a small gravel depositional area of the Sheep River channel. It supports riverine successional communities ranging from bare gravel through a willow zone to a young balsam poplar forest.

heep Creek NA Site Map (Government of Alberta)
Sheep Creek NA Site Map (Government of Alberta)

Site Statistics

Site NameSheep Creek
Site TypeNatural Area
SubtypeOrder-in-council (OC)
Natural Region(s)Foothills Parkland
O.C. No. (Land Ref. Manual)454/71
PASite ID (Map Ref #)368
Site # (Parks Website)516
Total Area10.65 ha. (26.31 ac.)
Steward-Status
Recreation Activitiesnone noted
IUCNII
Operated ByParks Division
Notes and Comments
Statistics and Details for Sheep Creek

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: Information & Facilities – Sheep Creek Natural Area | Alberta Parks (All links accessed on 2022-11-29).

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