Hunters must be aware of the weapons restrictions within the boundaries of Strathcona County (WMU 248). This is a small parcel of land so hunters are reminded to consider the distance to nearby residences, the safety of other recreational users and the activities underway.More information: 780-922-3293/780-672-7274
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|Legislation||Wilderness Areas, Ecological Reserves, Natural Areas and Heritage Rangelands Act|
|Park Size||405.24 Acres / 164 Ha|
|Legal Boundary||North Cooking Lake NA|
|Administration / Information||780-672-7274|
|Regional Office||Central Regional Office|
|Natural Region||Boreal Forest - Dry Mixedwood|
|Natural Region Description|
This area of "knob and kettle" topography contains steep-sided hills (knobs), with wetlands in depressions (kettles). The area's topography provides important wildlife habitat. Ponds ringed with cattails and willow are nesting and feeding habitat for red-winged blackbirds. Many types of waterfowl, including blue-winged teal and northern shoveler, use the ponds. Depressions contain willow shrublands, sedge wetland and black spruce peatland. On upland areas, aspen forests dominate.
|Land Use Framework Region||North Saskatchewan|