Caribou River Natural Area

Alberta Parks

Information & Facilities

Information: 780-624-6125
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Hunting in Caribou River Natural Area

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Park Management

Classification Natural Area
Legislation Wilderness Areas, Ecological Reserves, Natural Areas and Heritage Rangelands Act
Park Size 435.19 Acres / 176.12 Ha
Legal Boundary O.C. 416/98
Administration / Information 780-624-6125
Regional Office North Regional Office
District Peace River
Natural Region Boreal Forest - Dry Mixedwood
Natural Region Description

This area has: mesic shrubby grassland interspersed with aspen groves; alluvial terraces of Caribou River; dry south-facing grassland on escarpment of Peace River; shrublands of buckbush and rose; and meander scars. It is remnant grassland of the Peace River Parkland Sub-region of the Parkland Natural Region. An ungulate winter range, this area is a migration corridor between the Peace River and Caribou Mountains.

Land Use Framework Region Lower Peace
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Updated: Apr 21, 2022