Fish Creek Provincial Park

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Information: 403-297-5293
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Park Management

ClassificationProvincial Park
LegislationProvincial Parks Act
Park Size3,349.78 Acres  /  1,355.66 Ha
Legal BoundaryFish Creek PP
Administration / Information403-297-5293 
Regional OfficeKananaskis Region Regional Office
District OfficeFish Creek District
Natural RegionGrassland - Foothills Fescue
Parkland - Foothills Parkland 
Natural Region Description

Fish Creek Provincial Park is one of the largest urban parks in North America. The park contains areas of mixed forest and open prairie.

Land Use Framework RegionSouth Saskatchewan 

Fish Creek Provincial Park is one of the largest urban parks in Canada. It protects a variety of natural habitats home to hundreds of species of plants and animals. Approximately 3 million people visit the park each year.  With so many visitors and activities and an urban setting, Fish Creek Provincial Park deals with many issues other parks do not face. However, the management of all parks is about balance.  Natural and cultural resources must be protected with visitors having opportunities to experience and appreciate Fish Creek Provincial Park. 

Communities with thousands of homes surround Fish Creek Provincial Park.  See our tips for sharing the park boundary.

The Fish Creek Provincial Park management plan is undergoing a regular review. If you have questions regarding park management policies, please contact the park office at 403-297-5293, located in the Bow Valley Ranch Visitor Centre.

The Park has specific strategies for 



Updated: Oct 18, 2018