Flood Recovery Quick Facts

Visits to provincial parks

More than 8.5 million visits to Alberta parks annually.

  • More than 2.5 million visits annually to the provincial parks and recreation areas in Kananaskis Country
  • More than two million visits annually to Fish Creek Provincial Park, Alberta's busiest provincial park
  • More than 80,000 visits annually to Wyndham-Carseland Provincial Park


Restoring provincial parks

Kananaskis Country - approximately $60 million

Examples of flood recovery projects:

  • Restoring 51 day-use areas, 41 campgrounds and six trailheads
  • Restoring Peter Lougheed Visitor Information Centre (compromised by flood waters)
  • Rebuilding over 160 kilometres of multi-use recreation trails, including more than 65 trail bridges

Fish Creek Provincial Park - approximately $16 million

Examples of flood recovery projects:

  • Restoring the pathway system, including 15 bridges
  • Restoring five day-use areas
  • Restoring community access points along Fish Creek
  • Removal of numerous debris piles, some of which exceed three metres in height

Other areas - approximately $5 million

Examples of flood recovery projects:

  • Restoration of campgrounds and day-use areas at Wyndham-Carseland Provincial Park and Oldman Dam Provincial Recreation Area
Last reviewed/revised: May 12, 2014
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