Black Creek HR Heritage Rangeland

Alberta Parks

Information & Facilities

Information: 403-627-1165
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Hunting in Black Creek HR

Much of this area's land base is under grazing lease - hunting and access restrictions; for more information visit the Government of Alberta website. OHV use is permitted on designated trails only - off-trail use prohibited.

More information: 403-627-1165

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Park Management

Classification Heritage Rangeland
Legislation Wilderness Areas, Ecological Reserves, Natural Areas and Heritage Rangelands Act
Park Size 19,108.23 Acres / 7,733.10 Ha
Legal Boundary O.C. 139/2008
Administration / Information 403-627-1165
Regional Office South Regional Office
District Pincher Creek
Management Plans Bob Creek WPP & Black Creek HR - Management Plan (2011)
Natural Region Rocky Mountain - Montane
Grassland - Foothills Fescue
Natural Region Description

This site contains the valley and ridges of the Whaleback area, relatively undisturbed montane and sub-alpine habitat. The Whaleback is considered the last remaining area of wilderness montane in Alberta.

Land Use Framework Region South Saskatchewan
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Updated: Nov 10, 2022