Sheep River Provincial Park

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Sheep River Provincial Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Map showing the location of Sheep River Provincial Park
Sheep River Provincial Park
Location of Sheep River Provincial Park in Kananaskis County
Location Kananaskis, Alberta, Canada
Nearest city Turner Valley
Coordinates 50°39′07″N 114°37′27″W / 50.65194°N 114.62417°W / 50.65194; -114.62417Coordinates: 50°39′07″N 114°37′27″W / 50.65194°N 114.62417°W / 50.65194; -114.62417
Area 60.2 km2 (23.2 sq mi)[1]
Governing body Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation, Kananaskis Country Campgrounds[2]

Sheep River Provincial Park is a provincial park located in Alberta, Canada, 23 km west of Turner Valley on highway 546. It is part of the Kananaskis Country park system.

Located on the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains, the park includes the Sheep River Wildlife Sanctuary, which provides permanent habitat for bighorn sheep, while the eastern part of the reserve extents to the Foothills Natural Region, offering summer range for elk and deer.[1]

Activities[edit]

The following activities are available in the park:[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Alberta Tourism, Parks, Recreation & Culture. "Sheep River Provincial Park". Retrieved 2008-01-07. 
  2. ^ Kananaskis Country Campgrounds (Campsite operator)
  3. ^ Alberta Tourism, Parks, Recreation & Culture. "Activities in Sheep River Provincial Park". Retrieved 2008-01-07. 

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