|Legislation||Provincial Parks Act|
|Park Size||50,532.86 Acres / 20,450.65 Ha|
|Legal Boundary||Cypress Hills PP|
|Administration / Information||403-893-3777|
|Regional Office||South Regional Office|
|Management Plans||Cypress Hills PP - Forest and Fire Management Strategy (2009)|
|Special Designations||Inter-Provincial Park|
|Natural Region||Rocky Mountain - Montane|
Grassland - Mixedgrass
|Natural Region Description|
This park contains mixed and lodgepole pine forests that provide habitat for a variety of wildlife species including moose, elk, white-tailed deer, mule deer, antelope, fox, porcupine and bobcat. More than 200 species of birds have been recorded in the park, half of which nest in the area. The park is home to three important amphibian species - the endangered northern leopard frog, boreal chorus frog and tiger salamander.
|Land Use Framework Region||South Saskatchewan|
Cypress Hills is Canada's first interprovincial park, spanning the border of Alberta and Saskatchewan. The interprovincial park was established in 1989, with the agreement amended in 2000 to formally include Fort Walsh National Historic Site.
Managing Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park is complex and multifaceted, involving
Research projects help us better understand and manage the ecosystems in Cypress Hills. We work with other government agencies, educational institutions, research foundations and individual researchers to support research.