Two quarter-sections of land adjoining on the diagonal make up this Natural Area. It is located about 60 km west of Pigeon Lake in central Alberta.
Map of the Area
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Washout Creek NA is a moderately diverse site with mature mixedwood (aspen-white spruce-balsam poplar) stands on the uplands and black spruce and black spruce-tamarack wetlands in low-lying areas.
Northwest and Southeast Quarters make up this NA with the opposite quarters of the section being privately held. The quarter section of land south of the southeast quarter has a Crown grazing lease .
Oil Spill, Summer 2019 occurred in the NA . An Alberta Energy Regulator investigation did not result in any enforcement actions .
|Site Name||Washout Creek|
|Site Type||Natural Area|
|Natural Region(s)||Central Mixedwood|
|O.C. No. (Land Ref. Manual)||454/71|
|PASite ID (Map Ref #)||301|
|Site # (Parks Website)||470|
|Total Area||129.10 ha. (319.00 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 Information & Facilities – Washout Creek Natural Area | Alberta Parks (All links accessed on 2023-01-04).