Fish Creek Provincial Park

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Park Management

ClassificationProvincial Park
LegislationProvincial Parks Act
Park Size3,349.78 Acres  /  1,355.66 Ha
Legal BoundaryO.C.598/03
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 and communities with thousands of homes surround it. 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. 



Updated: Jan 27, 2021