Blue Rapids Provincial Recreation Area

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Park Management

Classification Provincial Recreation Area
Legislation Provincial Parks Act
Park Size 8,953.00 Acres / 3,623.00 Ha
Legal Boundary O.C. 370/2007
Administration / Information 780-960-8170
Regional Office Central Regional Office
District Rocky Mountain House
Management Plans Eagle Point PP & Blue Rapids PRA - Eagle Point-Blue Rapids Park System Management Plan (2011)
Natural Region Boreal Forest - Central Mixedwood
Boreal Forest - Dry Mixedwood
Natural Region Description

Blue Rapids Provincial Recreation Area contains rolling uplands, steep banks and breaks along the North Saskatchewan River. The area is incised by numerous drainage gullies and small creek ravines. Some river terracing, flood plains and meander scars also occur. Vegetation includes mixed aspen/balsam poplar/white spruce/paper birch forests and aspen woodlands. There are diverse shrublands on hillsides and old river channels.

Land Use Framework Region North Saskatchewan
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Updated: Jun 28, 2017