Otauwau Natural Area

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Park Management

ClassificationNatural Area
LegislationWilderness Areas, Ecological Reserves, Natural Areas and Heritage Rangelands Act
Park Size632.15 Acres  /  255.83 Ha
Legal BoundaryO.C.786/87
Administration / Information780-849-7100 
Regional OfficeNorthwest Regional Office
District Office Slave Lake
Natural RegionBoreal Forest - Central Mixedwood 
Natural Region Description

Otauwau is part of a group of natural areas that also includes Hondo and Saulteaux. This group of natural areas is used for botany research and study by the University of Alberta. Collectively, they represent a diversity of forest communities within easy access of Highway 2. Terrain is: undulating to gently undulating with depressional areas; lowland black spruce fens; and upland mature white spruce forests.

Land Use Framework RegionUpper Athabasca 
Updated: Jul 25, 2022