Washout Creek Natural Area

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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Other Information

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 [1].

Oil Spill, Summer 2019 occurred in the NA [2]. An Alberta Energy Regulator investigation did not result in any enforcement actions [3].

Site Statistics

Site NameWashout Creek
Site TypeNatural Area
SubtypeOrder-in-council (OC)
Natural Region(s)Central Mixedwood
O.C. No. (Land Ref. Manual)454/71
PASite ID (Map Ref #)301
Site # (Parks Website)470
Total Area129.10 ha. (319.00 ac.)
Recreation Activitiesnone noted
Operated ByParks Division
Notes and Comments
Statistics and Details for Washout Creek Natural Area


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).

  1. County of Wetaskiwin, Ownership Map.
  2. Global News, Investigation and cleanup underway after oil spill near Edmonton.
  3. Alberta Energy Regulator, Letter, File 2019-53.

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