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Big Hill Springs Provincial Park – An Environmental and Geological Treasure

August 8, 2022

Wild Lands Advocate article by: Tako Koning, P. Geol. and Dale Leckie, Ph.D., P. Geol.

Click here for a pdf version of the article.

Big Hill Springs Provincial Park was established in 1957 and is one of Alberta’s oldest provincial parks. The park was created due to its outstanding natural beauty and because it has cold-water springs which flow year-round. The springs in the park are a valuable Alberta natural resource and must be treated with respect by its many visitors. The springs should also be protected from nearby resource and gravel mining that could affect the springs water flow and chemistry.

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