Welch Creek Natural Area

Alberta Parks

Information & Facilities

Information: 403-748-3939
Ice Safety: Alberta Parks does not monitor ice conditions; learn how to assess them for yourself at the Canadian Red Cross.
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Hunting in Welch Creek Natural Area

More information: 780-960-8170 or 403-340-7691

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Park Management

Classification Natural Area
Legislation Wilderness Areas, Ecological Reserves, Natural Areas and Heritage Rangelands Act
Park Size 159.45 Acres / 64.53 Ha
Legal Boundary O.C. 454/71
Administration / Information 403-748-3939
Regional Office Central Regional Office
District Red Deer
Natural Region Boreal Forest - Dry Mixedwood
Natural Region Description

This site contains: black spruce and tamarack wetlands; open patterned fen; and a mature balsam poplar-white spruce stand. There are plants of uncommon occurrence in Alberta in this natural area (Carex interior, Drosera anglica).

Land Use Framework Region Red Deer
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Updated: Jul 25, 2022