Snakes Head Natural Area

Alberta Parks

Information & Facilities

Information: 403-678-0760
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Hunting in Snakes Head Natural Area

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Park Management

Classification Natural Area
Legislation Wilderness Areas, Ecological Reserves, Natural Areas and Heritage Rangelands Act
Park Size 132.99 Acres / 53.82 Ha
Legal Boundary O.C. 454/71
Administration / Information 403-678-0760
Regional Office Kananaskis Regional Office
District Cochrane - Glenbow
Natural Region Boreal Forest - Dry Mixedwood
Natural Region Description

This site contains: floodplain and braided channels of the Red Deer River; upland and east-facing embankment; riverine balsam poplar woodlands; aspen stands; and mixedwoods. There are successional stages from unvegetated gravel and sand bars to mature woodlands.

Land Use Framework Region Red Deer
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Updated: Jul 25, 2022