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Prince Albert National Park of Canada

Natural Wonders & Cultural Treasures

Cabin of naturalist Grey Owl viewed from lake summer.
Cabin of naturalist and conservationist Grey Owl, on Ajawaan Lake.
© Parks Canada/PANP J958

Prince Albert National Park of Canada protects a slice of the northern coniferous or 'boreal' forest. The park lies in a transition zone between natural regions, with a diversity of wildlife. The park contains many outstanding natural and cultural features, including the only fully protected white pelican nesting colony in Canada, rare fescue grasslands , free-ranging plains bison and the isolated, lakeside cabin of conservationist Grey Owl. A rich aboriginal history in the area dates back over 8000 years.