Police Outpost Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Parks Research and Management

Information: 403-653-2522

Park Management

Classification Provincial Park
Legislation Provincial Parks Act
Park Size 550.61 Acres / 222.82 Ha
Legal Boundary O.C. 333/82
Administration / Information 403-653-2522
Regional Office South Regional Office
District Lethbridge
Natural Region Parkland - Foothills Parkland
Natural Region Description

Police Outpost is located near the Alberta-U.S. border and is Alberta's most southerly provincial park. The park preserves a small area typical of the foothills parkland sub-region of the Parkland Natural Region. A Northwest Mounted Police outpost was established at this location in 1891 to control smuggling. Well-protected private campsites and well-maintained hiking and mountain biking trails. Outpost Wetlands Natural Area is located nearby.

Land Use Framework Region South Saskatchewan
Updated: Nov 26, 2018