Gipsy Lake Wildland Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Information & Facilities

Information: 780-743-7437

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Park Management

ClassificationWildland Provincial Park
LegislationProvincial Parks Act
Park Size88,377.32 Acres  /  35,766.3 Ha
Legal BoundaryGipsy Lake WPP
Administration / Information780-743-7437 
Regional OfficeNortheast Regional Office
District Office Fort McMurray
Natural RegionBoreal Forest - Central Mixedwood 
Natural Region Description

This park preserves a lake and wetland complex southeast of Fort McMurray. The park contains Gipsy, Birch, Gordon and Shortt lakes. Birch Lake contains a diverse wetland habitat. Both Birch and Gipsy lakes are important American white pelican nesting sites. Gordon Lake is one of the most important waterfowl breeding, moulting and staging areas in the region. Double crested cormorants nest on an island in Birch Lake.

Land Use Framework RegionLower Athabasca 
Updated: Jun 19, 2017