Queen Elizabeth Provincial Park

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Queen Elizabeth Provincial Park
Map showing the location of Queen Elizabeth Provincial Park
Map showing the location of Queen Elizabeth Provincial Park
Location of Queen Elizabeth Provincial Park in Alberta
LocationMunicipal District of Peace No. 135, Alberta, Canada
Nearest cityGrimshaw
Coordinates56°13′43″N 117°41′22″W / 56.22861°N 117.68944°W / 56.22861; -117.68944Coordinates: 56°13′43″N 117°41′22″W / 56.22861°N 117.68944°W / 56.22861; -117.68944
Area0.8 km2 (0.31 sq mi)
EstablishedMarch 01, 1956
Governing bodyAlberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation

Queen Elizabeth Provincial Park is a provincial park in Alberta, Canada, located 10 km (6.2 mi) north-west of Grimshaw in northern Alberta, west of the junction of Highway 2 and Mackenzie Highway.

It was named Lac Cardinal Provincial Park, and was renamed to Queen Elizabeth Provincial Park in 1978, to commemorate the visit of Canada’s monarch, Queen Elizabeth II.[1]

The park is situated on the eastern shore of Cardinal Lake, at an elevation of 640 m (2,100 ft) and has a surface of 0.8 km2 (0.31 sq mi). It was established on March 1, 1956 and is maintained by Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation.

Activities[edit]

The following activities are available in the park:[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alberta Community Development (2005). "Queen Elizabeth Provincial Park". Retrieved 2007-03-06.
  2. ^ Alberta Tourism, Parks, Recreation & Culture. "Activities in Queen Elizabeth Provincial Park". Retrieved 2007-07-14.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)

External links[edit]