Elk Island National Park


The location

Elk Island is located in Alberta, Canada. Located 45 minutes east of Alberta's capital.

The Island part...

Elk Island is not geologically an island but because of its small hills surrounded by flat lands they call it this. It is a reserve for lots of animals too. One of its goals is to re-establish the bison.

Wildlife; there are 3000 mammals.

It is home to or migrated to by 250 species of birds!


The Park does not offer personal wildlife tours. But they are pleased to introduce you to the 8th best wildlife viewing area in the world, rated by National Geographic.

Their Plants

They have wetlands, marshes and swamps. They also have flat lands of grass and trees

By: Grace Eckard