Lakeland Parks

Elk Island
National Park

Welcome to Elk Island National Park, a breathtaking UNESCO designated Biosphere Reserve located a short 35-minute drive east of Edmonton. Immerse yourself in the captivating landscapes characterized by rolling hills, serene lakes, and the vast expanse of star-filled skies. Prepare to witness the magnificent herds of bison and elk that roam freely in this pristine wilderness. With over 250 bird species gracing the park's diverse habitats, birdwatchers will be captivated by the vibrant avian population that calls Elk Island home. Indulge in the natural beauty and rich biodiversity of this extraordinary place, where every turn offers a glimpse into the wonders of the Canadian wilderness. Capture the essence of Elk Island National Park by embarking on a peaceful canoe or kayak excursion, gliding across the tranquil lakes as you soak in the serenity of your surroundings. For an unforgettable experience, consider joining one of the park's interpretive programs, where knowledgeable guides will deepen your understanding of the ecosystem and wildlife that thrive within this protected area. Immerse yourself in the wonders of Elk Island National Park, where the beauty of nature unfolds at every turn, offering a sanctuary for both wildlife and visitors alike.

Sir Winston Churchill
Provincial Park

This magnificent park offers a wide range of outdoor activities to cater to every visitor's interests. Relax and unwind on the inviting sandy beaches or indulge in the fascinating world of birding, as the park provides a habitat for over 230 bird species. From Blackburnian, Cape May, and black-throated green warblers to white-winged crossbills and majestic bald eagles, the avian diversity will captivate your senses. Lace up your boots and traverse the groomed trails for exhilarating cross-country skiing adventures. Engage in the park's enriching environmental education programs and interpretive activities, which provide a deeper understanding of the natural wonders that surround you. Cast your line and try your luck at fishing, or embark on a hike along the front country trails, immersing yourself in the breathtaking landscapes. For added excitement, join in the summer fun weekend programming and special events organized within the park. Golf enthusiasts will delight in the proximity of the Lac La Biche Golf & Country Club, located just a few kilometers away, offering a memorable golfing experience. As you explore Sir Winston Churchill Provincial Park, be sure to keep your eyes peeled for the diverse wildlife that calls this place home, providing remarkable wildlife viewing opportunities. Unwind, connect with nature, and create lasting memories in this remarkable haven. Please verify specific details with park staff, as permitted activities may vary based on seasonal conditions and park regulations.

Cold Lake
Provincial Park

This remarkable park beckons outdoor enthusiasts with its wide array of activities. Whether you prefer to bask in the sun on the inviting sandy beaches or explore the fascinating world of birdwatching, where you can spot an impressive variety of species, including wood warblers and western grebes, Cold Lake Provincial Park has something to offer everyone. Dive into the pristine waters through boating adventures, cast your line and try your luck at fishing for pike and walleye, or embark on exhilarating trails for cross-country skiing, hiking, and mountain biking, all surrounded by breathtaking scenery. Keep your senses heightened as you encounter the diverse wildlife that inhabits the area, from the majestic presence of moose and deer to the elusive coyotes and awe-inspiring bears. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty that abounds at Cold Lake Provincial Park and create unforgettable memories in this captivating haven. For specific details on permitted activities, we recommend consulting with the knowledgeable park staff to ensure a seamless and enjoyable experience.

Lakeland Provincial
Recreational Area

As you venture into this captivating park, you'll discover a vast array of outdoor activities that cater to the hearts of nature enthusiasts. Immerse yourself in the pristine wilderness by exploring the 16 designated backcountry camping areas or opt for the convenience of the four front country campgrounds located in the adjacent Lakeland Provincial Recreation Area. Delight in the opportunity to observe a diverse array of bird species, including sparrows, osprey, eagles, and owls, as they grace the skies and enchant you with their beauty. From the tranquil waters perfect for canoeing to the exhilarating trails ideal for cross-country skiing, cycling, hiking, and OHV riding, Lakeland Provincial Park offers an abundance of adventures for every season. Uncover the breathtaking landscapes and embrace the natural wonders that await you at Lakeland Provincial Park, ensuring to verify specific details with park staff, as permitted activities may vary based on seasonal conditions and park regulations.

Whitney Lakes
Provincial Park

With a wide range of amenities and activities, Whitney Lakes offers a diverse and immersive outdoor experience. Relax and soak up the sun on the natural sand beaches of Whitney Lake, perfect for day users and campers. Explore the fascinating world of birds with over 145 species observed in the park, making it a haven for birding enthusiasts. Take to the water and enjoy the thrill of canoeing or kayaking, but please be aware of the AIS (Aquatic Invasive Species) warning. Indulge in the tranquility of cross-country skiing along the 29 km non-groomed trails, surrounded by breathtaking winter landscapes. Cast your line and try your luck fishing for perch or pike in the pristine lakes of Laurier, Ross, and Whitney. Lace up your hiking boots and embark on a journey through more than 30 km of interconnected trails, offering stunning views of the lakes, dense forests, and abundant wildlife. Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature as you spot black bears, deer, moose, beavers, and a variety of squirrels. Keep an eye out for the elusive tiger salamander and other fascinating amphibians. Whether you're seeking adventure, relaxation, or a chance to connect with nature, Whitney Lakes Provincial Park has something for everyone. Please confirm specific details with park staff as permitted activities may vary within the park.

Moose Lake
Provincial Park

Nestled in the heart of nature, Moose Lake offers an array of amenities and activities for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages. Enjoy the pristine sandy beaches and cool off with a refreshing swim in the crystal-clear waters. Set up your campsite in the picturesque camping area and immerse yourself in the tranquility of the surrounding wilderness. Embark on thrilling canoeing or kayaking adventures, but be mindful of the AIS (Aquatic Invasive Species) warning. Fishing enthusiasts will delight in the abundance of fish species found in the park's lakes and rivers. For larger gatherings, the park offers group use facilities. Lace up your hiking boots and explore the front country trails, immersing yourself in the breathtaking landscapes. Adventure seekers can indulge in power boating, sailing, water skiing, and wind surfing, though please note the AIS warning in effect. Additionally, Moose Lake Provincial Park welcomes geocaching enthusiasts to uncover hidden treasures scattered throughout the park. Experience the beauty and serenity of Moose Lake Provincial Park, where nature's wonders await your discovery.