Richardson Wildland Park

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Richardson Wildland Park
IUCN category Ib (wilderness area)
Location the Richardson Wildland Park in northern Alberta, Canada
Location the Richardson Wildland Park in northern Alberta, Canada
Location of Richardson Wildland Park in Alberta
Location Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, Alberta, Canada
Nearest city Fort Chipewyan
Coordinates 58°23′13″N 111°18′00″W / 58.387°N 111.3°W / 58.387; -111.3Coordinates: 58°23′13″N 111°18′00″W / 58.387°N 111.3°W / 58.387; -111.3
Area 265,825 ha (656,870 acres)
Established August 22, 2012
Governing body Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation

Richardson Wildland Park is a wildland provincial park in northern Alberta, Canada that is 265,825 ha (656,870 acres) in size. It is located near the far northeast corner of the province within the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, encompassing lands south of Lake Athabasca and east of the Athabasca River adjacent to Wood Buffalo National Park. The Government of Alberta announced its creation through its approval of the Lower Athabasca Regional Plan in August 2012.[1]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lower Athabasca Regional Plan 2012 - 2022" (PDF). Government of Alberta. August 2012. Retrieved 2012-08-23.