The vision for Alberta Parks is Alberta's parks inspire people to discover, value, protect, and enjoy the natural world and the benefits it provides for current and future generations. Many groups visit Fish Creek Provincial Park each year. The cumulative effect of groups doing intrusive activities can have a negative impact on a park's ecosystems.
When visiting the park with your groups please select activities that show respect for the environment and a commitment to its care.
All teachers bringing students on a teacher-guided field study or with an external service provider other than Alberta Parks are requested to:
For additional info on selecting activities or park sites, phone Fish Creek Environmental Learning Centre at 403-297-7927.
We ask that teachers NOT visit or conduct their own programs in the Bow Valley Ranch area during the fall/winter and Shannon Terrace area year around. These areas are already very busy with groups booked into Park operated school programs.
Day use areas in the park that offer picnic areas and washroom facilities include:
Class Discussion About Protecting Natural Areas
Parks and protected areas are lands set aside to preserve the biodiversity of natural environments. Alberta's parks system includes a spectrum of sites ranging from intensively developed recreation areas to pristine wilderness.
Discuss how students should behave on the visit to show respect for the natural environment and a commitment to its care. All park rules reflect this need to respect, preserve and protect the environment.
Class Discussion About Field Study Safety
To help ensure everyone's safety during the park visit