Highwood River Natural Area

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Park Management

ClassificationNatural Area
LegislationWilderness Areas, Ecological Reserves, Natural Areas and Heritage Rangelands Act
Park Size24.2 Acres  /  9.793 Ha
Legal BoundaryO.C.454/71
Administration / Information403-297-5293 
Regional OfficeKananaskis Region Regional Office
District OfficeFish Creek District
Natural RegionGrassland - Foothills Fescue 
Natural Region Description

Highwood River Natural Area includes islands in the Bow and Highwood Rivers. These islands provide habitat for Canada geese and great blue herons.

Land Use Framework RegionSouth Saskatchewan 
Updated: Jul 25, 2022