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|Classification||Wildland Provincial Park|
|Legislation||Provincial Parks Act|
|Park Size||79,153.94 Acres / 32,033.16 Ha|
|Legal Boundary||Richardson River Dunes WPP Wildland Provincial Park|
|Administration / Information||780-743-7437|
|Regional Office||Northeast Regional Office|
|District Office||Fort McMurray|
|Natural Region||Boreal Forest - Athabasca Plain|
.Boreal Forest - Peace Athabasca Delta.
|Natural Region Description|
Richardson River Dunes Wildland Park, located south of Lake Athabasca, is part of the largest sand dune complex in Canada. It protects the best of the paleo-longitudinal dunes. Formed soon after deglaciation by southeast winds, longitudinal dunes of this type, size and development are not recorded elsewhere. The park also contains paleo-parabolic dunes and riparian areas along the Athabasca River.
|Land Use Framework Region||Lower Athabasca|