Ross Lake Natural Area

Alberta Parks

Information & Facilities

Information: 403-382-4097
Day use is permitted. Be prepared with your own hand sanitizer and toilet paper. Campgrounds are open at 50% capacity, this includes reserveable and first come, first served campgrounds. Second RV units will not be permitted on campsites, and only one household or cohort family permitted per site. Shared facilities, showers, picnic shelters and playgrounds are still currently closed. We are monitoring our actions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and will adjust our operations as needed.


Hunting in Ross Lake Natural Area

Some areas under grazing lease with hunting and access restrictions

More information: 403 382-4097

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Park Management

ClassificationNatural Area
LegislationWilderness Areas, Ecological Reserves, Natural Areas and Heritage Rangelands Act
Park Size4,800 Acres  /  1,942.56 Ha
Legal BoundaryRoss Lake NA
Administration / Information403-382-4097 
Regional OfficeSouth Regional Office
District Office Lethbridge
Natural RegionGrassland - Foothills Fescue 
Natural Region Description

This site includes the largest Crown-owned area of foothills fescue grassland in Alberta; portions of the area were not glaciated during the last ice age and as a result, the site contains a number of rare plants and insects.

Land Use Framework RegionSouth Saskatchewan 
Updated: May 28, 2019