Kakwa Wildland Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Parks Research and Management

Information: 780-538-5350
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Park Management

Classification Wildland Provincial Park
Legislation Provincial Parks Act
Park Size 160,435.00 Acres / 64,928.00 Ha
Legal Boundary O.C. 37/96
Administration / Information 780-538-5350
Regional Office North Regional Office
District Grande Prairie
Special Designations Interprovincial Park
Natural Region Rocky Mountain - Alpine and Sub-alpine
Natural Region Description

The mountains, meadows and rivers of Kakwa Wildland Park are home to a diversity of plants and animals typical of the northern Rocky Mountains. Wildlife includes woodland caribou, elk, bighorn sheep, mountain goats, moose, mule deer, white-tailed deer, grizzly bears, black bears, wolves, lynx, red fox, hoary marmot and numerous mountain bird species. Along the Kakwa River, Alberta's largest waterfall drops 30 metres into a spectacular canyon.

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