Strathcona Science Provincial Park

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Strathcona Science Provincial Park is a provincial park in Alberta, Canada, located between Edmonton and Sherwood Park, south of the Yellowhead Highway and west of Highway 216.

The park is situated in the North Saskatchewan River valley, on both banks of the river, at an elevation of and has a surface of . It was established on December 12, 1979 and is maintained by Alberta Tourism, Parks, Recreation and Culture.

This site was for thousands of years the site of an annual aboriginal camp, as it was located close enough to the river for transportation and trade and the bluffs of the river valley provided excellent bison-hunting opportunities. The park was established to preserve the site from encroaching industrial development. It was the site of archeological excavations in 1978 to 1980.

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