|Legislation||Provincial Parks Act|
|Park Size||3,349.78 Acres / 1,355.66 Ha|
|Legal Boundary||Fish Creek Provincial Park|
|Administration / Information||403-297-5293|
|Regional Office||Kananaskis Region Regional Office|
|District Office||Fish Creek District|
|Natural Region||Grassland - Foothills Fescue|
Parkland - Foothills Parkland
|Natural Region Description||Fish Creek Provincial Park is one of the largest urban parks in North America. The park contains areas of mixed forest and open prairie.|
|Land Use Framework Region||South Saskatchewan|
Fish Creek Provincial Park is one of the largest urban parks in Canada. It protects a variety of natural habitats home to hundreds of species of plants and animals. Approximately 3 million people visit the park each year. Visitors enjoy jogging, cycling, walking their dogs, picnics, bird watching and other outdoor activities here.
With so many visitors and activities and an urban setting, Fish Creek Provincial Park deals with many issues other parks do not face. However, the management of all parks is about balance. Natural and cultural resources must be protected with visitors having opportunities to experience and appreciate Fish Creek Provincial Park.
Communities with thousands of homes surround Fish Creek Provincial Park. If you live in one of these communities, please review our tips for sharing the park boundary.
Management Plan & Strategies
The Fish Creek Provincial Park management plan is undergoing a regular review. It will be available for public review in the near future. If you have questions regarding park management policies, please contact the park office at 403-297-5293, located in the Bow Valley Ranch Visitor Centre.
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