Big Knife Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Parks Research and Management

Information: 403-575-7857(May-September) 1-877-537-2757 (October-April)
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Park Management

Classification Provincial Park
Legislation Provincial Parks Act
Park Size 729.10 Acres / 295.07 Ha
Legal Boundary O.C. 292/86
Administration / Information 403-575-7857(May-September) 1-877-537-2757 (October-April)
Regional Office Central Regional Office
District Wainwright
Natural Region Parkland - Central Parkland
Natural Region Description

This park is located at the junction of Big Knife Creek and the Battle River in an area that was once important to the Plains Indians. It was also the home of 'One-eyed' Nelson, who had a moonshine operation at the site many years ago. The Battle River, which winds through the park, is ideal for boating.

Land Use Framework Region Red Deer
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Updated: Jun 28, 2017