Threepoint Creek Natural Area


Threepoint Creek is a tributary of the Sheep River and the NA is at its confluence. The site is about 15 km west of Okotoks and is composed of four parts including two small islands in the Sheep River.

Threepoint Creek Site Map (Government of Alberta)
Threepoint Creek Site Map (Government of Alberta)

Map of the Area

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Other Information

Threepoint Creek Natural Area is located at the confluence of the Sheep River and Threepoint Creek. The 2012 Government of Alberta website contained this additional reference: “…it contains a great blue heron colony.”

Confluence of the Two Waterbodies has been identified by the Alberta Government as a potential candidate area for the Fisheries Enhancement and Sustainability Program [1].

Site Statistics

Site NameThreepoint Creek
Site TypeNatural Area
SubtypeOrder-in-council (OC)
Natural Region(s)Foothills Parkland
O.C. No. (Land Ref. Manual)416/98 (previous 146/85)
PASite ID (Map Ref #)476
Site # (Parks Website)521
Total Area52.2 ha. (129.01 ac.)
Steward-Status
Recreation Activitiesnone noted
IUCNII
Operated ByParks Division
Notes and Comments
Statistics and Details for Threepoint 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 – Threepoint Creek Natural Area | Alberta Parks (All links accessed on 2022-11-29).

  1. Alberta Government, Threepoint Creek Summary Report, 2018

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