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|Classification||Wildland Provincial Park|
|Legislation||Provincial Parks Act|
|Park Size||37,828.46 Acres / 15,308.97 Ha|
|Legal Boundary||Maybelle River WPP Wildland Provincial Park|
|Administration / Information||780-743-7437|
|Regional Office||Northeast Regional Office|
|District Office||Fort McMurray|
|Natural Region||Boreal Forest - Athabasca Plain|
|Natural Region Description|
This park protects an area of sand plains, dunes and kames surrounding Athabasca Dunes Ecological Reserve. (The ecological reserve includes Alberta's largest active sand dune complex.) A total of 167 species of moths and butterflies have been recorded in the region, including three macro-moths new to Alberta. In addition, a few ponds in the park are home to the only Alberta populations of watershield, an aquatic plant.
|Land Use Framework Region||Lower Athabasca|