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Winagami Wildland Provincial Park

Information: 780-849-7100

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      Backcountry Camping
      Hiking - Backcountry
      Hiking - Front Country

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

    • Birding: More than 200 bird species have been recorded in the park including sandpiers, gulls, grebes and ducks. Great blue herons, bald eagles and white pelicans are found here. Merlins and northern goshawks may also be seen.
    • Camping: Random backcountry camping is permitted. There are no developed camping facilities in Winagami Wildland Park. The nearest developed campground is at Winagami Lake Provincial Park.
    • OHV Riding: OHV use is permitted on existing trails only. Off-trail OHV use is prohibited.

    Hunting in Winagami Wildland Provincial Park

    OHV use on existing trails only - off-trail use prohibited

    More information: 780-538-5350

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    Park Management

    ClassificationWildland Provincial Park
    LegislationProvincial Parks Act
    Park Size31,298.81 Acres  /  12,666.63 Ha
    Legal BoundaryWinagami Wildland Provincial Park
    Administration / Information780-849-7100 
    Regional OfficeNorthwest Regional Office
    District Office Slave Lake
    Natural RegionBoreal 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 RegionUpper Athabasca 

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    Updated: Aug 16, 2018