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White Earth Valley Natural Area

Lat: 54.3815068725 Long: -112.748587179 | Directions
Information: 780-623-5235

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Summer Activities

  Geocaching
  Canoeing/Kayaking
  Equestrian
  Hiking - Front Country
  Wildlife Viewing


Note Permitted activities may vary within a park. Please confirm details with park staff.

  • Hiking: The White Earth Trail is 17 km long.  The path winds through a wide variety of rich habitats, where an abundance of diverse plants and wildlife thrive.  It's accessible from adjacent Long Lake Provincial Park during operating season (May to October), with parking at the trailhead.  The trail can also be accessed year-round from Township Road 621 at the southern end of the Natural Area.
  • Horseback Riding: There are multi-use trails here but no equestrian facilities.
  • Hunting: This is a small area. Hunters should be aware of the potential for conflicts with other recreational users.

Park Management

ClassificationNatural Area
LegislationWilderness Areas, Ecological Reserves, Natural Areas and Heritage Rangelands Act
Park Size5,077.84 Acres  /  2,055 Ha
Legal BoundaryWhite Earth Valley Natural Area
Administration / Information780-675-8213 
Regional OfficeNortheast Regional Office
District Office Athabasca
Natural RegionBoreal Forest - Central Mixedwood 
Natural Region Description

This area contains a variety of habitats. Marshes provide food and shelter for blue herons, loons and several duck species, as well as moose, beaver, muskrat and mink. Perch and northern pike inhabit the area's lakes. Hillsides where white-tailed and mule deer graze flank the lowlands. Black bears feed on cranberries, raspberries, saskatoons and blueberries. Wolves and coyotes travel narrow game trails. In summer, hillsides and meadows are covered with wildflowers, including the western wood lily.

Land Use Framework RegionNorth Saskatchewan 

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