Holmes Crossing Ecological Reserve
Fort Assiniboine Barrhead County No. 11, Alberta
This park area contains various hiking and horseback riding trails, as well as snowmobile access in the winter. Located 8 km southwest of Fort Assiniboine, visitors will experience naturally occurring vegetated transverse sand dunes, dominated by jack pine.
A 2006 survey prepared for the Alberta Natural Heritage Information Centre, Parks and Protected Areas Division by Doug Macaulay (Alberta Lepidopterist Guild) found 444 species of Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths)in the Park. Don’t forget your camera!