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Crescent Falls

Alberta Parks - David Thompson Corridor

Explore a series of parks along Highway 11 from Red Deer to Rocky Mountains. Discover the area's rich history, rugged landscapes and opportunities to get away from the crowds.



The nearby Kootenay Plains Ecological Reserve protects an area that is significant for historical, native and environmental reasons while the Provincial Recreation Area provides a basecamp from where to explore it. The PRA is relatively small in size, covering only an area somewhat bigger than the campgrounds and day use area that are within it.


The Kootenay Plains Ecological Reserve protects an area that is significant for historical and environmental reasons. It represents one of the best montane habitat in the province with a unique grassland and forest mosaic providing a home to many species of rare plants, birds and wildlife. Those conditions made it an important area for natives and early explorers to the area.