Area Parks & Campgrounds

Area Parks and Campgrounds

We are very proud of our Parks & Campgrounds in Barrhead and strive to keep our community beautiful in the interest of of our residents and tourists. Here is a list of some of our local Parks and Campgrounds. For more information head over to: Wild Alberta & Alberta Parks

Rotary Park Campground
(Self Registration - $20 without power and $25 with power-30 amp and 50 amp)
Located along Highway 33 on the south side of the Town of Barrhead and offers power hook-ups and the following are listed below. No reservations, first come first serve. Contact the Town of Barrhead's Recreation Department at 780-674-2532 for more information.
  • 21 Campsites - large pull through sites available (50 amp)
  • Potable Water
  • Fenced Playground
  • Central Cooking Shelter with Stove
  • Outdoor Men's and Ladies Privies
  • Bird Watching
 
Thunder Lake Provincial Park
Located 18 km west of the Town of Barrhead and offers full services (water and power hook-ups) and the following are listed below. Contact 780-674-4051 or 780-674-6454 for more information or for bookings.
  • 127 Campsites with lots of trees for privacy
  • Shower Facilities
  • Sewage Disposal
  • Firewood
  • Store and Beach Concession
  • Sandy Beaches
  • Playgrounds
  • Swimming
  • Water Sports
  • Boating
  • Boat Launch
  • Activities
  • Farmer's Market
  • Fishing
  • Fish Cleaning Stations
  • Hiking and Bicycle Trails
  • Bird Watching
  • Mooring
  • Group Camping
  • Winter Camping
  • Cross Country Ski Trails
  • Ice Fishing
 

Clear Lake
Located 32 km northwest of the Town of Barrhead on Highway 18 and Highway 763 and offers the following listed below. Contact 780-674-5307 for more information or for bookings.
  • 74 Campsites with lots of trees for privacy
  • Group Camping
  • Boating
  • 2 Boat Launch
  • Fishing
  • Fish Cleaning Stations
  • Firewood
  • Sandy Beach
  • Playgrounds
  • Swimming, including summer lessons
  • Water Sports
  • Sheltered Picnic Sites
  • Bird Watching
  • Outdoor Men's and Ladies Privies
  • Water (pumped)
  • Ice Fishing
 
Lac La Nonne / Elks Beach
Located 14 km south of the Town of Barrhead on Highway 33 and east on Highway 651 and offers full services (water and power hook-ups) and the following listed below. Contact 780-967-5029 for more information or for bookings.
  • Showers
  • Sheltered Picnic Sites
  • Playground
  • Swimming
  • Boating
  • Boat Launch
  • Boat Rentals
  • Fishing
  • Fish Cleaning Stations
  • Flush Toilets
  • Sewage Disposal
  • Concession
  • Hiking and Bicycle Trails
  • Bird Watching
  • Water Sports
  • Day use area for picnics
  • Bird Watching
 

Peanut Lake
(Self Registration)
Located 14 km southeast of the Town of Barrhead on Highway 33 and Highway 654 and offers the following listed below. Contact the County of Barrhead's Main Office at 780-674-3331 for more information.
  • 18 random well treed Campsites
  • Water well
  • Boat Launch (for small boats only)
  • Excellent lake for canoeing
  • Outdoor Men's and Ladies Privies
  • Fishing
  • Fish Cleaning Stations
  • Scenic Walking
  • Bird Watching
  • Day use area for picnics
 
Holmes Crossing Recreation Area
(Self Registration)
Located 6 km south of Fort Assiniboine on Highway 33 and offers the following listed below. Contact the County of Barrhead's Main Office at 780-674-3331 for more information.
  • 15 treed Campsites
  • Directly adjacent to Holmes Crossing Ecological Reserve (Historical Area)
  • Water well
  • Walking trails to Natural Water Springs
  • Sheltered Picnic Sites
  • Central Cooking Shelter with Stove
  • Outdoor Men's and Ladies Privies
 
Dolberg Lake Campground
(Self Registration)
Located 45 km northwest of the Town of Barrhead on Highway 18 and Highway 655 and offers the following listed below. Contact the County of Barrhead's Main Office at 780-674-3331 for more information.
  • 12 treed Campsites
  • Water well
  • Fishing
  • Fish Cleaning Station
  • Boat Launch
  • Dock
  • Walking trails to Natural Water Springs
  • Very secluded and a nice lake for canoeing
  • Outdoor Men's and Ladies Privies
 
Klondike Ferry Park
(Self Registration)
Located 8 km west of Vega along Highway 661 and offers the following listed below. Contact the County of Barrhead's Main Office at 780-674-3331 for more information.
  • 10 Campsites
  • Water well
  • Group Area
  • Sheltered Cooking Site
  • Outdoor Men's and Ladies Privies
  • One of the last operating Ferries in Alberta
  • A scenic walk or drive through this preserved natural and historic area
  • Klondike Ferry crossing the scenic Athabasca River into the Provincial Sandhills Park, with many hiking and bicycling trails
 
Barrhead Golf Club
(Self Registration)
Situated five miles southwest of Barrhead. It is an 18-hole championship golf course with grass greens, driving range and putting green, clubhouse and restaurant with licensed lounge, tournament bookings available, club and cart rentals, golf instructor, professional golf pro and a Pro Shop. For more information contact the Barrhead Golf Club at 780-674-3053.
  • 15 campsites (no hookups)
  • Water available

Batt Traps Golf & Recreation
(Marg Battenfelder @ 780-584-2344)
Situated 26 km northwest of Barrhead off Hwy 33 on Range. Rd. 53. It is a 9-hole golf course with a clubhouse/hall with licensed concession. It offers camping, quading and a recreation centre. Will accommodate group functions, reunions, weddings and company parties and catering is available. For more information contact Marg at 780-584-2344.
  • Large group area with 16 power sites accommodating as many as 70 units.
  • Water and dumping available