Dinosaur Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Parks Research and Management

Information: 403-378-4342
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Park Management

Classification Provincial Park
Legislation Provincial Parks Act
Park Size 19,980.12 Acres / 8,085.96 Ha
Legal Boundary O.C. 344/04
Administration / Information 403-378-4342
Regional Office South Regional Office
District Dinosaur
Special Designations World Heritage Site
Natural Region Grassland - Dry Mixedgrass
Natural Region Description

This park contains one of the world's richest dinosaur fossil fields and Canada's largest badlands area. It also has sage flats and a unique riparian cottonwood habitat that supports numerous species of birds and mammals. The park was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979.

Land Use Framework Region South Saskatchewan
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Updated: Jul 20, 2022