Bow Valley Provincial Park

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Park Management

ClassificationProvincial Park
LegislationProvincial Parks Act
Park Size7,731.98 Acres  /  3,129.13 Ha
Legal BoundaryO.C.424/02
Administration / Information403-673-3663 
Regional OfficeKananaskis Region Regional Office
District OfficeBow-Ghost District
Management PlansKananaskis - Bow Valley Protected Areas Management Plan (2002)
Kananaskis CountryManaging a Complex Landscape
Natural RegionRocky Mountain - Montane
Rocky Mountain - Alpine and Sub-alpine 
Natural Region Description

Bow Valley Provincial Park is located at the confluence of the Bow and Kananaskis rivers, east of the front ranges of the Rocky Mountains. The park's attractions include world-renowned trout fishing in the Bow River and spectacular mountain scenery.

Land Use Framework RegionSouth Saskatchewan 
Updated: Sep 11, 2019