Opal Natural Area

Alberta Parks

Information & Facilities

Information: 780-960-8170
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Hunting in Opal Natural Area

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Park Management

Classification Natural Area
Legislation Wilderness Areas, Ecological Reserves, Natural Areas and Heritage Rangelands Act
Park Size 919.97 Acres / 372.31 Ha
Legal Boundary O.C. 454/71
Administration / Information 780-960-8170
Regional Office Central Regional Office
District Spruce Grove
Natural Region Boreal 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 Region North Saskatchewan
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Updated: Jul 25, 2022