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|Legislation||Wilderness Areas, Ecological Reserves, Natural Areas and Heritage Rangelands Act|
|Park Size||1,014.01 Acres / 410.35 Ha|
|Administration / Information||780-849-7100|
|Regional Office||Northwest Regional Office|
|District Office||Slave Lake|
|Natural Region||Boreal Forest - Central Mixedwood|
|Natural Region Description|
Hondo is part of a group of natural areas (including Otauwau and Saulteaux) used for botany research and study by the University of Alberta. Collectively, these sites represent a diversity of forest communities within easy access of Highway 2. Hondo Natural Area consists of a mosaic of undulating sand ridges and wet depressions with pine-lichen stands, mixed aspen-white spruce stands, black spruce-sphagnum fens, patterned fens and lake shoreline. The area provides excellent habitat for wildlife.
|Land Use Framework Region||Upper Athabasca|