Taylor Lake Natural Area


This irregularly shaped site, located about 20 km east of Westlock, occupies less than a quarter-section and encompasses a gently rolling landscape that is part of a pre-glacial lake bottom.

Taylor Lake Natural Area Site Map (Government of Alberta)
Taylor Lake Natural Area Site Map (Government of Alberta)

Map of the Area

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Other Information

Taylor Lake Natural Area encompasses a gently rolling landscape that is part of a pre-glacial lake bottom consisting of mainly black spruce-tamarack peatland communities with some willow/sedge shrubland. This site lies in the Boreal Forest Natural Region, Dry Mixedwood Subregion. (Alberta Parks website, 2012).

The northeast section is bound by Township Road 592A. The site is not located on Taylor Lake itself, but occupies the centre of a small constellation of Natural Areas: Halfway Lake to the west, Halfmoon Lake to the south, Redwater River to the southeast, Crippsdale to the east.

Site Statistics

Site NameTaylor Lake
Site TypeNatural Area
SubtypeOrder-in-council (OC)
Natural Region(s)Dry Mixedwood
O.C. No. (Land Ref. Manual)454/71
PASite ID (Map Ref #)366
Site # (Parks Website)489
Total Area42.49 ha. (105.00 ac.)
Steward-Status
Recreation Activitiesnone noted
IUCNII
Operated ByParks Division
Notes and Comments
Statistics and Details for Taylor Lake

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 – Taylor Lake Natural Area | Alberta Parks (2022-02-18).

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