Cypress Hills Provincial Park

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Information: 403-893-3833
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Park Management

Classification Provincial Park
Legislation Provincial Parks Act
Park Size 50,532.86 Acres / 20,450.65 Ha
Legal Boundary O.C. 183/86
Administration / Information 403-893-3833
Regional Office South Regional Office
District Cypress
Management Plans Cypress Hills PP - Forest and Fire Management Strategy (2009)
Cypress Hills Provincial Park Management Plan
Special Designations Dark Sky Preserve
Interprovincial Park
Natural Region Rocky Mountain - Montane
Grassland - Mixedgrass
Natural Region Description

This park contains mixed and lodgepole pine forests that provide habitat for a variety of wildlife species including moose, elk, white-tailed deer, mule deer, antelope, fox, porcupine and bobcat. More than 200 species of birds have been recorded in the park, half of which nest in the area. The park is home to three important amphibian species - the endangered northern leopard frog, boreal chorus frog and tiger salamander.

Land Use Framework Region South Saskatchewan
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Updated: Mar 12, 2022