Visitors be aware, in the mountains the water is cold all year. If you fall into the cold water it will affect you immediately.
|Classification||Wildland Provincial Park|
|Legislation||Provincial Parks Act|
|Park Size||196,889 Acres / 79,678 Ha|
|Administration / Information||403-627-1165|
|Regional Office||South Regional Office|
|District Office||Pincher Creek|
|Management Plans||Castle PP & Castle WPP - Management Plan (2018)|
|Natural Region||Rocky 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 Region||South Saskatchewan|