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Opal Natural Area

Information: 780-960-8170
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Activities

  Hiking - Backcountry

  Cross Country Skiing

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

Park Management

ClassificationNatural Area
LegislationWilderness Areas, Ecological Reserves, Natural Areas and Heritage Rangelands Act
Park Size919.97 Acres  /  372.31 Ha
Legal BoundaryOpal NA Natural Area
Administration / Information780-960-8170 
Regional OfficeCentral Regional Office
District Office Spruce Grove
Natural RegionBoreal Forest - Dry Mixedwood 
Natural Region Description

This area contains sandy ridges interspersed with depressional areas. There are open pine/lichen forests on upland areas and some aspen groves. The area also contains: wet meadows of sedges and grasses; ponds ringed with cattails; and large areas of black spruce fen. The area provides good wildlife habitat.

Land Use Framework RegionNorth Saskatchewan 

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Updated: Jul 5, 2017