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Silver Valley Ecological Reserve

Information: 780-538-5350/780-864-2266

Park Boundary


  Hiking - Backcountry

Note Permitted activities may vary within a park. Please confirm details with park staff.

  • Note: Overnight camping and open fires are prohibited in Ecological Reserves. There are no facilities on this site.
  • Access: This site's fairly remote location makes access difficult. There are no public roads in Silver Valley. Travel within the Reserve is restricted to foot only.

Park Management

ClassificationEcological Reserve
LegislationWilderness Areas, Ecological Reserves, Natural Areas and Heritage Rangelands Act
Park Size4,460.4 Acres  /  1,805.06 Ha
Legal BoundarySilver Valley ER Ecological Reserve
Administration / Information780-538-5350 
Regional OfficeNorthwest Regional Office
District Office Grande Prairie
Natural RegionBoreal Forest - Dry Mixedwood 
Natural Region Description

A major portion of this Reserve consists of valley slopes of the Peace River. Maturing aspen/shrub forest with mixedwood stands covers 70% of the site. Moose, mule deer and black bear are common. Waterfowl nesting and breeding habitat is limited but the Peace River is a spring and fall staging area for ducks and geese. Six plant species occur that are beyond their normal range (drooping wood reed, turned sedge, striped coralroot, low milkweed, clustered broom-rape, alpine aster).

Land Use Framework RegionUpper Peace 

Public Safety

Updated: Jun 19, 2017