Castle Provincial Park

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Park Management

ClassificationProvincial Park
LegislationProvincial Parks Act
Park Size63,013 Acres  /  25,501 Ha
Legal BoundaryCastle PP
Administration / Information403-627-1165 
Regional OfficeSouth Regional Office
District Office Pincher Creek
Management PlansCastle PP & Castle WPP - Management Plan (2018)
Natural RegionRocky Mountain - Alpine and Sub-alpine
Rocky Mountain - Montane 
Natural Region Description

Castle Provincial Park and Castle Wildland Provincial Park protect valuable watersheds and habitat for more than 200 rare species such as whitebark and limber pine, Jones’ columbine, dwarf alpine poppy, grizzly bear, wolverine, westslope cutthroat trout and harlequin duck. Sharing borders with the Waterton Biosphere Reserve to the east, Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park World Heritage Site to the south, the Crowsnest Pass to the north, and British Columbia’s Flathead River Valley to the west, the Castle parks are linked by wildlife corridors and are an essential part of the Crown of the Continent ecosystem.

Land Use Framework RegionSouth Saskatchewan 

Castle Provincial Park and Castle Wildland Provincial Park were established on February 16, 2017, and are managed according to Alberta’s Provincial Parks Act. The Castle Parks Management Plan was developed and finalized May 2018.



Updated: Aug 7, 2020