Dunvegan West Wildland Provincial Park

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Hunting in Dunvegan West Wildland Provincial Park

OHV use on existing trails only - off-trail use is prohibited

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Park Management

ClassificationWildland Provincial Park
LegislationProvincial Parks Act
Park Size51,810.72 Acres  /  20,967.8 Ha
Legal BoundaryDunvegan West WPP
Administration / Information780-538-5350 
Regional OfficeNorthwest Regional Office
District Office Grande Prairie
Natural RegionBoreal Forest - Dry Mixedwood
Parkland - Peace River Parkland 
Natural Region Description

Stretching along the south bank of the Peace River from Dunvegan to the B.C. border, this park includes a unique mixture of grassland, aspen forest and steep-sided creek valleys. Many of the plants and birds here are more typical of the Parkland Natural Region located far to the south. Dunvegan West contains hoodoos and fossil beds. Its bedrock cliffs are home to nesting bald eagles, golden eagles and falcons. Red-sided and wandering garter snakes den along the river. South-facing slopes support typical parkland vegetation, with clones of aspen, shrubs, and grassland communities. Cacti are found on some of the drier sites. The valleys are key year-round habitat for deer and elk.

Land Use Framework RegionUpper Peace 
Updated: Jun 19, 2017