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|Classification||Wildland Provincial Park|
|Legislation||Provincial Parks Act|
|Park Size||31,298.81 Acres / 12,666.63 Ha|
|Legal Boundary||O.C. 433/00|
|Administration / Information||780-849-7100|
|Regional Office||North Regional Office|
Boreal Forest - Dry Mixedwood
Boreal Forest - Central Mixedwood
|Natural Region Description||
The southern portion of Winagami Wildland Park includes a stretch of the South Heart River valley and associated riparian areas that serve as a wildlife corridor. The area contains a jack pine-dominated sand dune and outwash complex. The park's northern portion consists of lands around the dams and diversion of the South Heart River. A representative part of the McLennan sloping fen is also located within the park. This non-patterned fen, without internal lawns, is comprised mainly of sphagnum peat and is dominated by a continuous cover of vegetation. Small, more or less circular mounds of glaciolacustrine materials are scattered throughout the wetlands, a feature not common to fens. There is a garter snake hibernacula in the valley. Great blue herons and bald eagles nest in large shoreline trees. White pelicans forage on water bodies.
|Land Use Framework Region||Upper Athabasca|