Sheep River (Alberta) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsSheep River
The gorge of the Sheep River west of Turner Valley
|Main source||Elbow-Sheep Wildland Provincial Park
2,100 meters (6,900 ft)
|River mouth||Highwood River
983 meters (3,225 ft)
The Sheep River is located in southwestern Alberta, Canada, and is part of the Bow River watershed. The river begins in the mountain valleys of Elbow-Sheep Wildland Provincial Park, passes through Sheep River Provincial Park, and joins the Highwood River about 8 km east of Okotoks. The Sheep River provides drinking water for the towns of Turner Valley, Black Diamond, and Okotoks.
From origin to mouth, the Sheep River receives water from the following tributaries:
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