Snakes Head Natural Area

Alberta Parks

Information & Facilities

Information: 403-678-0760


Park Management

ClassificationNatural Area
LegislationWilderness Areas, Ecological Reserves, Natural Areas and Heritage Rangelands Act
Park Size132.99 Acres  /  53.82 Ha
Legal BoundarySnakes Head NA
Administration / Information403-678-0760 
Regional OfficeKananaskis Region Regional Office
District OfficeCochrane-Glenbow District
Natural RegionBoreal Forest - Dry Mixedwood 
Natural Region Description

This site contains: floodplain and braided channels of the Red Deer River; upland and east-facing embankment; riverine balsam poplar woodlands; aspen stands; and mixedwoods. There are successional stages from unvegetated gravel and sand bars to mature woodlands.

Land Use Framework RegionRed Deer 
Updated: Aug 9, 2017