Sheep River Provincial Park

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Park Management

ClassificationProvincial Park
LegislationProvincial Parks Act
Park Size15,299.33 Acres  /  6,191.6 Ha
Legal BoundaryO.C.310/01
Administration / Information403-933-7172 
Regional OfficeKananaskis Region Regional Office
District OfficeEast Kananaskis District
Management PlansSheep River PP & Bluerock WPP - Management Plan (2008)
Kananaskis CountryManaging a Complex Landscape
Natural RegionRocky Mountain - Alpine and Sub-alpine
Rocky Mountain - Montane 
Natural Region Description

This park includes the former Sheep River Wildlife Sanctuary and provides year-round habitat for bighorn sheep. Most of the park is located in the Rocky Mountain Natural Region, except for the eastern portion which extends into the foothills where open grassy slopes provide winter range for the elk and deer that spend summers in high alpine areas to the west.

Land Use Framework RegionSouth Saskatchewan 




Updated: Jul 4, 2017