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Jackpine River

Jackpine River
Physical characteristics
 • locationJackpine Pass
 • coordinates53°22′13″N 119°27′14″W / 53.37028°N 119.45389°W / 53.37028; -119.45389
 • elevation1,726 m (5,663 ft)
 • location
Smoky River
 • coordinates
53°41′13″N 119°25′09″W / 53.68694°N 119.41917°W / 53.68694; -119.41917
 • elevation
1,076 m (3,530 ft)

The Jackpine River is an early tributary of the Smoky River. It forms in the Canadian Rockies, within Willmore Wilderness Park, in the province of Alberta, north of Jasper National Park. The river collects the runoff from Resthaven Mountain, Barricade Mountain, Jackpine Mountain, Mount Holmes, Perseverance Mountain, and Draco Peak.[1]

Major tributaries of the Jackpine include Meadowland Creek, Ptarmigan Lake, Avalanche Creek, Beaverdam Creek, and Pauline Creek.[2]

The river, as well the nearby Jackpine Pass and Jackpine Mountain, are named after the Jack Pine, a pine tree dominant in the area.[3]

See also


  1. ^ Mussio Ventures (2004). Cariboo Backroad Mapbook. Burnaby: Mussio Ventures.
  2. ^ Mussio Ventures (2004). Central Alberta Backroad Mapbook. Burnaby: Mussio Ventures.
  3. ^ Karamitsanis, Aphrodite (1991). Place Names of Alberta, Volume 1. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, pg. 123

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