Wainwright Dunes Ecological Reserve

Information & Facilities

Information: 780-842-7546

     
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Park Management

ClassificationEcological Reserve
LegislationWilderness Areas, Ecological Reserves, Natural Areas and Heritage Rangelands Act
Park Size6,970.66 Acres  /  2,821.03 Ha
Legal BoundaryWainwright Dunes ER
Administration / Information403-742-7516 
Regional OfficeCentral Regional Office
District Office Wainwright
Natural RegionParkland - Central Parkland 
Natural Region Description

Wainwright Dunes Ecological Reserve is part of a large and diverse area of sand dune, outwash and kame moraine; some dunes reach heights of 30 metres. Plant communities include a mixture of stunted aspen groves, low shrubs and grasslands. Plant species include sand heather and Houghton's hedge. Rare plant species include annual skeletonweed, sand nut-grass, moss gentian and linear-leaved sundew.

Land Use Framework RegionNorth Saskatchewan 
Updated: Jun 19, 2017