Chinchaga  Wildland Provincial Park
Chinchaga WPP
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Chinchaga Wildland Provincial Park
Lat: 57.1621607063 Long: -119.582510332 | Directions

ClassificationWildland Provincial Park
LegislationProvincial Parks Act
Park Size198,345.49 Acres  /  80,270.42 Ha
Legal BoundaryChinchaga Wildland Provincial Park
Administration / Information780-624-6486
Regional OfficeNorthwest Regional Office
District Office Peace River
Natural RegionBoreal Forest - Lower Boreal Highlands
Boreal Forest - Upper Boreal Highlands 
Natural Region DescriptionThe diverse forests and wetlands of Chinchaga Wildland Park contain important habitat for boreal forest species. These include woodland caribou, grizzly bear, trumpeter swans and forest songbirds. Trumpeter swans nest in the area. The park includes a wetland complex dotted with small lakes. Foothills wetland complexes similar to those in Chinchaga Wildland Park are not represented in other protected areas in Alberta, nor are they represented in adjoining foothills in British Columbia.
Land Use Framework RegionUpper Peace 

Recreation Notes

  • Note: People hiking or random camping in the park are advised to travel with communication and survival equipment.
  • Access: There is no road access into the park.
  • Canoeing: Due to water level fluctuations on the Chinchaga River, there is limited opportunity for canoeing and kayaking. Difficulty ratings are not available.
  • Hiking: Extensive marshlands, creeks and small lakes limit public access to and travel within the park. The park's southeast corner along Halverson Ridge contains boreal forest. There is no direct access to the ridge.
  • OHV riding: on existing trails only. Off-trail use is prohibited.
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    Activities

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    Cross Country Skiing  
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    Dog Sledding  
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    Fishing  
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    OHV Riding (Off-site)  
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    OHV Riding On-site  
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    Skijoring  
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    Snowmobiling (Off-site)  
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    Snowmobiling On-site  
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    Snowshoeing  
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    Wildlife Viewing