Sheep River Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

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Information: 403-678-0760
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Park Management

Classification Provincial Park
Legislation Provincial Parks Act
Park Size 15,299.33 Acres / 6,191.60 Ha
Legal Boundary O.C. 310/01
Administration / Information 403-678-0760
Regional Office Kananaskis Regional Office
District East Kananaskis
Management Plans Sheep River PP & Bluerock WPP - Management Plan (2008)
Natural Region Rocky Mountain - Alpine and Sub-alpine
Rocky Mountain - Montane
Natural Region Description

This park includes the former Sheep River Wildlife Sanctuary and provides year-round habitat for bighorn sheep. Most of the park is located in the Rocky Mountain Natural Region, except for the eastern portion which extends into the foothills where open grassy slopes provide winter range for the elk and deer that spend summers in high alpine areas to the west.

Land Use Framework Region South Saskatchewan
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Updated: Jul 4, 2017