Wyndham-Carseland Provincial Park

Flood Recovery Project Map

Flood Recovery Updates

Johnson Island

Status: Complete

Project Details:

  • Parts of Johnson Island, directly above the Carseland Weir, were swept away in the 2013 flood. Work was done in 2013 and 2014 to rebuild the road onto the island, and armour the upstream bank against future flooding.
  • Debris and siltation was removed from the boat takeout on the island, and the area has been open since midsummer of 2014.

Caution: None

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Campgrounds

Status: Complete

Project Details:

  • The 2013 flood breached the bank of the Bow River at Wyndham-Carseland, damaging both the campground and the group campground. Campsites were heavily silted, and infrastructure including toilets and playgrounds had to be replaced.
  • Closed through the remainder of the summer season in 2013 and all of 2014, campsites were cleared of silt, and picnic tables and firepits were replaced.
  • The main campground was re-opened for early season camping in spring 2015, and sites, including the new comfort camping sites, can be reserved on the Reserve Alberta Parks website.

Caution: None

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Day Use Area

Status: Complete

Project Details:

  • Directly downstream from the Carseland Weir, the day use area at Wyndham Carseland Provincial Park was completely covered in water during the 2013 flood.
  • Alberta Parks carried out mitigation work through the summer season in 2014, armouring the south bank and regrading the old picnic area. Toilet facilities and a playground were replaced, and the area was re-landscaped.

Caution: None

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Updated: Aug 28, 2015