Protecting the Castle

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Castle riverThe Castle is a necessary link

As part of the Crown of the Continent ecosystem, the Castle Wilderness area is the south corridor of connectivity for species moving between the US, Alberta, BC, and the Yukon.

The Castle is vital habitat

There is an abundance of biodiversity in the Castle Wilderness and the unique ecosystem sustains many species of rare wildlife.

The Castle is a source of water

Watersheds throughout and beyond southern Alberta depend on the headwaters that begin in the Castle Wilderness.

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2019 Summer Stewardship Schedule

2019 Summer Stewardship Schedule

Join Castle-Crown Wilderness Coalition (CCWC) for a variety of summer stewardship activities that are both educational and recreational. Full 2019 hike schedule.

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As land use policies change, the CCWC will continue to promote the ongoing protection, restoration and maintenance of the Castle Wilderness as a viable and thriving wilderness.

The Castle-Crown Wilderness Coalition is dedicated to protecting the Castle Wilderness


The CCWC is a voice for the Castle Wilderness, promoting the legislated protection of the area for current and future Albertans.


With the help of volunteers, the CCWC supports the ongoing care and monitoring of this unique region.