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Siffleur Wilderness Area

Lat: 51.8996860698 Long: -116.392128129 | Directions
Information: 403-845-8349

  • Travel in Siffleur Wilderness Area is by foot only.  Horses and mountain bikes are not permitted.
  • Hunting and fishing are prohibited.
  • The most popular access into Siffleur is off Hwy. 11 at Siffleur Falls trail head, located about 65 km west of Nordegg. Most routes into the area were originally seismic lines; none of the routes are maintained. Topographic maps - NTS 1:50,000 scale 82N/15-Mistaya Lake, 82N/16-Siffleur River, 83C/1-Whiterabbit Creek, 83C/2-Cline River.  
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Camping

    Visitor Centre

      Summer Activities

        Backcountry Camping
        Hiking - Backcountry

      Winter Activities


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

      • Travel in Siffleur Wilderness Area is by foot only.  Horses and mountain bikes are not permitted.
      • The most popular access into Siffleur is off Hwy. 11 at Siffleur Falls trail head, located about 65 km west of Nordegg; most routes into the area were originally seismic lines; none of the routes are maintained; topographic maps - NTS 1:50,000 scale 82N/15-Mistaya Lake, 82N/16-Siffleur River, 83C/1-Whiterabbit Creek, 83C/2-Cline River.  
      • Before visiting, inform family or friends of your intended route, camping stops and expected return time. 

      Park Management

      ClassificationWilderness Area
      LegislationWilderness Areas, Ecological Reserves, Natural Areas and Heritage Rangelands Act
      Park Size101,843.2 Acres  /  41,214.47 Ha
      Legal BoundarySiffleur Wilderness Area
      Administration / Information403-845-8349  
      Regional OfficeWest Central Regional Office
      District Office Rocky Mountain House
      Natural RegionRocky Mountain - Alpine and Sub-alpine
      Rocky Mountain - Montane 
      Natural Region Description

      Siffleur Wilderness Area contains high mountain peaks, picturesque valleys, hanging glaciers, mountain lakes and alpine meadows. Sub-alpine forests of Engelmann spruce, fir and lodgepole pine (with some aspen and balsam poplar at lower elevations) dominate valleys. Higher slopes support hardy grasses, sedges and wildflowers. Wildlife includes bighorn sheep, mountain goats, caribou, moose, deer, black bears and grizzly bears.

      Land Use Framework RegionNorth Saskatchewan 
       

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