The North Saskatchewan River and the Kootenay Plains
Discover Nature in Central Alberta
Head out to explore on your own, stop by one of the region’s nature centre or head out with an interpreter to learn more about the area.
Mount Peskett – Kootenay Plains Ecological Reserve
Dry Island Buffalo Jump Provincial Park
There’s a wide range of protected areas in the Central Alberta, from Provincial Recreation Areas and municipal parks to two wilderness areas and the oldest federal migratory bird sanctuary.
Plan Your Adventure
Many of Central Alberta’s nature, environment and wildlife centres are open only during the summer. Make sure to check with each of the locations to find out their hours of operations before you head out.