Caribou River Natural Area

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Park Management

ClassificationNatural Area
LegislationWilderness Areas, Ecological Reserves, Natural Areas and Heritage Rangelands Act
Park Size435.19 Acres  /  176.12 Ha
Legal BoundaryO.C.416/98
Administration / Information780-624-6125 
Regional OfficeNorthwest Regional Office
District Office Peace River
Natural RegionBoreal 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 RegionLower Peace 
Updated: Apr 21, 2022