Hargrave Coulees Natural Area

Alberta Parks

Information & Facilities

Information: 403-893-3777
Ice Safety: Alberta Parks does not monitor ice conditions; learn how to assess them for yourself at the Canadian Red Cross.
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Hunting in Hargrave Coulees Natural Area

Some areas under grazing lease with hunting and access restrictions

More information: 403-388-1293

Learn about hunting in Alberta's parks system

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Park Management

Classification Natural Area
Legislation Wilderness Areas, Ecological Reserves, Natural Areas and Heritage Rangelands Act
Park Size 4,481.04 Acres / 1,813.41 Ha
Legal Boundary O.C. 374/2020
Administration / Information 403-893-3777
Regional Office South Regional Office
District Cypress
Natural Region Grassland - Dry Mixedgrass
Natural Region Description

This natural area includes several ravines and coulees adjoining the South Saskatchewan River. Noteworthy are a number of springs and associated plant communities (including many rare plants) that are under-represented in Alberta's parks and protected areas network. Incised valleys drain into the South Saskatchewan River valley. The area contains classic badlands features with spectacular coulee and valley landscapes. It's good habitat for many animals including golden eagle and other large birds of prey.

Land Use Framework Region South Saskatchewan
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Updated: Feb 4, 2022