Black Creek HR Heritage Rangeland

Alberta Parks

Information & Facilities

Information: 403-627-1165

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Cold Water Safety

Visitors be aware, in the mountains the water is cold all year. If you fall into the cold water it will affect you immediately.
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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

ClassificationHeritage Rangeland
LegislationWilderness Areas, Ecological Reserves, Natural Areas and Heritage Rangelands Act
Park Size19,108.23 Acres  /  7,733.1 Ha
Legal BoundaryO.C.139/2008
Administration / Information403-627-1165 
Regional OfficeSouth Regional Office
District Office Pincher Creek
Management PlansBob Creek WPP & Black Creek HR - Management Plan (2011)
Natural RegionRocky 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 RegionSouth Saskatchewan 
Updated: Jul 25, 2022