Tawatinaw is a First Nations word meaning ‘river valley’ . This large Natural Area, located about 40 km northeast of Westlock, is composed of two nearby but not adjoining parcels of land.
Map of the Area
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Tawatinaw Natural Area contains a variety of wetlands, including some extensive peatlands. The site lies in the Boreal Forest Natural Region, Dry Mixedwood Subregion. The Natural Area is located east of the ski hill with the same name .
|Site Type||Natural Area|
|Natural Region(s)||Dry Mixedwood|
|O.C. No. (Land Ref. Manual)||584/92|
|PASite ID (Map Ref #)||519|
|Site # (Parks Website)||488|
|Total Area||841.75 ha. (2079.96 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 – Tawatinaw Natural Area | Alberta Parks (2022-02-18).
- Peel Library. Geographic Board of Canada, Place-Names of Alberta (1928). Accessed January 23, 2022.
- Tawatina Valley Ski Hill Resort