Scalp Creek Natural Area

Alberta Parks

Information & Facilities

Information: 403-845-8349

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Cold Water Safety

Visitors be aware, in the mountains the water is cold all year. If you fall into the cold water it will affect you immediately.
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Hunting in Scalp Creek Natural Area

More information: 780-960-8170 or 403-340-7691

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Park Management

ClassificationNatural Area
LegislationWilderness Areas, Ecological Reserves, Natural Areas and Heritage Rangelands Act
Park Size1,769.78 Acres  /  716.21 Ha
Legal BoundaryO.C.416/98
Administration / Information403-845-8349  
Regional OfficeCentral Regional Office
District Office Rocky Mountain House
Natural RegionRocky Mountain - Alpine and Sub-alpine 
Natural Region Description

This natural area is a frost-active site with palsas, thermokarst, micro-hummocky and pockmarked terrain. The area contains: sub-alpine colluvium, fluvial, morainal and organic terrain; grassland and wet meadows; Engelmann spruce-alpine fir-lodgepole pine stands; and dwarf birch shrubland.

Land Use Framework RegionNorth Saskatchewan 
Updated: Feb 4, 2022