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National and Provincial Parks


Explore some of the most stunning scenery on earth — visit a National Park, Provincial Park or Provincial Recreation Area in SouthWest Alberta. Breathe in fresh air while backcountry hiking, camping, or indulging in an easy afternoon picnic. See why these protect areas are beloved for their unspoiled natural beauty and outdoor opportunities.


Waterton, Alberta

Waterton Lakes National Park

Explore pristine wilderness and iconic landscapes at Waterton Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site where the mountains meet the prairies.

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Castle Provincial Park

Experience the rugged beauty of Castle Provincial Park, known for its diverse landscapes, hiking trails, and opportunities for wildlife observation.

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Willow Creek Provincial Park

Enjoy the natural beauty of Willow Creek Provincial Park, boasting picturesque landscapes, hiking trails, and a tranquil setting for outdoor activities.

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Island Lake Provincial Recreation Area

Escape to the peaceful surroundings of Island Lake, where pristine waters, hiking trails, and scenic views await outdoor enthusiasts.

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Oldman Dam Provincial Recreation Area

Oldman Dam is an engineering marvel and a key water management structure that contributes to irrigation, flood control, and hydroelectric power.

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St. Mary Reservoir Provincial Recreation Area

Enjoy water-based recreation at St. Mary Reservoir, providing opportunities for boating, fishing, and relaxation against a stunning backdrop.

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Pincher Creek, Alberta

Beauvais Lake Provincial Park

Immerse yourself in the tranquil beauty of Beauvais Lake Provincial Park, which offers pristine waters for fishing and boating as well as land activities.

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Chain Lakes Provincial Park

Unwind in the peaceful surroundings of Chain Lakes Park, featuring a chain of interconnected lakes ideal for fishing, boating, and picnicking.

Woolford Park

Woolford Provincial Park

Explore the scenery of Woolford Provincial Park, offering the perfect environment for birdwatching, picnicking, and connecting with nature.

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Lundbreck Falls Provincial Recreation Area

Lundbreck Falls is a picturesque waterfall nestled in a tranquil setting, inviting visitors to appreciate the beauty of Alberta's landscapes.

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Oldman River Provincial Recreation Area

The Oldman River Provincial Recreation Area offers unserviced seasonal camping next to the town of FortMacleod.

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Waterton Reservoir Provincial Recreation Area

For tranquil escapes, Waterton offers a picturesque setting for outdoor activities, including fishing, boating, and nature exploration.

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Highway 3, Alberta

Bob Creek Wildland Provincial Park

Enjoy the untouched wilderness of Bob Creek  Park, which is a haven for wildlife and a serene environment for nature enthusiasts.

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Police Outpost Provincial Park

Step back in time at Police Outpost Park, preserving the history of law enforcement in the region through interpretive displays and insights.

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Chinook Provincial Recreation Area

Discover outdoor recreation at Chinook Provincial Recreation Area, with endless activities like camping, hiking, and birdwatching. 

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Maycroft Provincial Recreation Area

Maycroft Provincial Recreation Area offers a place for full relaxation, with a serene lake and scenic surroundings for camping, fishing, and relaxation.

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Payne Lake Provincial Recreation Area

Escape to the peaceful shores of Payne Lake Provincial Recreation Area, offering camping, fishing, and a quiet retreat in the heart of nature.

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