Eagle Point Provincial Park

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Park Management

ClassificationProvincial Park
LegislationProvincial Parks Act
Park Size4,848 Acres  /  1,962 Ha
Legal BoundaryEagle Point PP
Administration / Information403-845-8349  
Regional OfficeCentral Regional Office
District Office Rocky Mountain House
Management PlansEagle Point PP & Blue Rapids PRA - Eagle Point-Blue Rapids Park System Management Plan (2011)
 
Natural RegionBoreal Forest - Dry Mixedwood
Boreal Forest - Central Mixedwood 
Natural Region Description

Eagle Point Provincial Park protects rolling uplands, river terraces, ravines and steep river embankments. Vegetation includes: aspen-balsam poplar forest; mixed stands of aspen, balsam poplar, paper birch and white spruce; pure white spruce/feathermoss forest; several rare/occasional plant species (Thalictrum sparsiflorum, Malaxis monophylla, white lady's slipper); and shrublands near the river and on cliffs.

Land Use Framework RegionNorth Saskatchewan 
  • The Eagle Point-Blue Rapids (EPBR) park system is located along the North Saskatchewan River Valley near Drayton Valley. It’s comprised of Eagle Point Provincial Park and Blue Rapids Provincial Recreation Area, almost 60 square kms of land in total.
  • The Eagle Point-Blue Rapids Parks Council is a non-profit organization that cooperatively manages the two protected areas. This collaborative multi-stakeholder organization is comprised of representatives from local municipalities, volunteer-based recreation and service organizations, industry, environmental organizations and Alberta Parks. Together, the Parks Council and Alberta Parks guide the funding, planning, operations and management of EPBR.
 

 

Updated: Jul 4, 2017