Marshybank Ecological Reserve

Alberta Parks

Information & Facilities

Information: 403-865-8395

Park Management

Classification Ecological Reserve
Legislation Wilderness Areas, Ecological Reserves, Natural Areas and Heritage Rangelands Act
Park Size 2,050.00 Acres / 829.61 Ha
Legal Boundary O.C. 436/87
Administration / Information 403-865-8395
Regional Office Central Regional Office
District Hinton
Natural Region Foohills - Upper Foothills
Rocky Mountain - Alpine and Sub-alpine
Natural Region Description

This reserve contains 12 different plant communities, ranging from lodgepole pine forests to subalpine meadows. Mature lodgepole pine and Engelmann/white spruce forests cover much of the area. Black spruce, willow/dwarf birch and meadow plant communities occur in depressions and valley bottoms. Black spruce and tamarack bogs are fairly common. Sedge grass and willow/dwarf birch meadows occur to a limited extent.

Land Use Framework Region Upper Athabasca
Updated: Jun 9, 2023