Castle Wildland Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Information & Facilities

Information: 403-627-1165

Castle Tree Cutting Permits are issued by Alberta Environment and Parks staff, Mon - Fri from 8:15 to 4:30. (offices are closed from 12 to 1 p.m.)

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Hunting in Castle Wildland Provincial Park

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

More information: 403-627-1165

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Park Management

ClassificationWildland Provincial Park
LegislationProvincial Parks Act
Park Size196,889 Acres  /  79,678 Ha
Legal BoundaryCastle WPP
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 Provincial Park and Castle Wildland Provincial Park Draft Management Plan Consultation concluded in April 2017.



Updated: Dec 11, 2018