Gipsy Lake Wildland Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Information & Facilities

Information: 780-743-7437
Ice Safety: Alberta Parks does not monitor ice conditions; learn how to assess them for yourself at the Canadian Red Cross.
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Hunting in Gipsy Lake Wildland Provincial Park

OHV use is permitted on existing trails only and only under frozen ground conditions - off trail use prohibited; aircraft landing in park requires parks authorization

More information: 780-538-5350

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Park Management

Classification Wildland Provincial Park
Legislation Provincial Parks Act
Park Size 88,377.32 Acres / 35,766.30 Ha
Legal Boundary O.C. 511/00
Administration / Information 780-743-7437
Regional Office North Regional Office
District Fort McMurray
Natural Region Boreal Forest - Central Mixedwood
Natural Region Description

This park preserves a lake and wetland complex southeast of Fort McMurray. The park contains Gipsy, Birch, Gordon and Shortt lakes. Birch Lake contains a diverse wetland habitat. Both Birch and Gipsy lakes are important American white pelican nesting sites. Gordon Lake is one of the most important waterfowl breeding, moulting and staging areas in the region. Double crested cormorants nest on an island in Birch Lake.

Land Use Framework Region Lower Athabasca
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Updated: Jul 22, 2022