Note Permitted activities may vary within a park. Please confirm details with park staff.
|Legislation||Wilderness Areas, Ecological Reserves, Natural Areas and Heritage Rangelands Act|
|Park Size||3,080 Acres / 1,246.48 Ha|
|Legal Boundary||Goose Mountain Ecological Reserve|
|Administration / Information||780-960-8170|
|Regional Office||Central Regional Office|
|District Office||Spruce Grove|
|Natural Region||Foothills - Upper Foothills|
|Natural Region Description|
Goose Mountain Ecological Reserve is situated in the highest portion of the Swan Hills uplands. Flat-topped to steeply-sloping hills rise 600 metres above the surrounding lowlands. An impressive north-facing escarpment dissected by pronounced gullies is found near the southern boundary. The most extensive vegetation type is coniferous forest dominated by balsam/subalpine fir crosses, Engelmann/white spruce crosses and lodgepole pine. Tall shrub communities of alder and willow occur on moist slopes.
|Land Use Framework Region||Upper Athabasca|