Wyndham-Carseland Provincial Park

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Wyndham-Carseland Provincial Park
Map showing the location of Wyndham-Carseland Provincial Park
Map showing the location of Wyndham-Carseland Provincial Park
Location of Wyndham-Carseland Provincial Park in Alberta
Location Wheatland County / Vulcan County,  Alberta  Canada
Nearest city Strathmore
Coordinates 50°49′54″N 113°25′47″W / 50.83167°N 113.42972°W / 50.83167; -113.42972Coordinates: 50°49′54″N 113°25′47″W / 50.83167°N 113.42972°W / 50.83167; -113.42972
Area 2.4 km2 (0.93 sq mi)
Established May 02, 1979
Governing body Alberta Environment and Parks
Operated by Amherst Ent. Ltd.

Wyndham-Carseland Provincial Park is a provincial park in Alberta, Canada, located 24.5 km (15.2 mi) south of Strathmore and 4 km (2.5 mi) south of Carseland, along Highway 24.

The park is situated on both shores of the Bow River, at an elevation of 910 m (2,990 ft) and has an area of 2.4 km2 (0.93 sq mi). It was established on May 2, 1979 and is maintained by Alberta Environment and Parks.

It is home to a diverse selection of flora and fauna, including beavers, moose, a large variety of birds, coyotes, mule deer, and others. The Bow River from the Carseland Weir to the Highway 24 bridge holds a number game fish species including brown and rainbow trout, northern pike and Rocky Mountain whitefish. Fishing regulations are enforced by Alberta Fish and Wildlife officers.

Wyndham-Carseland campground was effected by the June 2013 floods in Southern Alberta and was closed until 2015.

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