Camping & Day-Use

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County of Barrhead encompasses many scenic lakes, rivers, and forests. Overnight camping opportunities abound!  Many privately-owned campgrounds can be found throughout the County, as well as two provincial park/recreation areas.  Additionally, the County operates & maintains four overnight campgrounds on a first-come first-serve basis.  
Find a complete list of campgrounds & day-use areas on our Tourism & Recreation Map, or expand the options below!


Golf Club
Barrhead Golf & Recreation Area
(780) 674-3053  

Barrhead Golf & Recreation area also offers camping on a self-registration basis.  Visit the Clubhouse to register - $10.00 per night.  

Located 4 km West of the Town of Barrhead, this area offers unserviced stalls and the following:
• 15 Campsites (no hookups)
• Water available
• Treed Camping Sites
• Restaurant
• Lounge
• 18-Hole Championship Golf Course
• Grass Greens
• Driving Range
• Putting Green
• Pro Shop
• Outdoor Privies
• Scenic Areas
• Walking Trails

 Batt traps Batt Traps

Batt Traps Golf & Recreation Area 
Find more information here!
(780) 584-2344
Located 26 km North of the Town of Barrhead on Highway 33, Batt Traps Recreation Area offers both individual campsites and a large group area, as well as:
• Powered Sites ($20.00/night)
• Non Powered Sites ($15.00/night)
• Group Area (16 Power Sites & up to 70 units)
• Quad Trails
• Catered Meals
• Hall Rentals
• 9-Hole Golf Course
• Will Accommodate Group Functions
• Outdoor Privies
• Scenic Areas
• Lots of Privacy

Clear Lake Park

Clear Lake Park
(780) 674-5307 

Located 32 km northwest of the Town of Barrhead on Highway 18 and Highway 763, Clear Lake Park offers the following:

• 74 Campsites with lots of trees for privacy
• $15.00/night per unit
• $200/month for the whole season
• $45.00 for a gator load of firewood
•  Group Camping
• 2 Boat Launches
• Fishing
• Boating
• Swimming, including summer lessons
• Firewood
• Fish Cleaning Station
• Sandy Beach
• Playgrounds
• Sheltered Picnic Sites
• Ice Fishing
• Bird Watching
• Water Sports
• Outdoor Men's and Ladies Privies
• Water (Pumped)

Country Comfort Cabins

Country Comfort Cabins & RV
(780) 916-3430

Located at 2325 Twp 572, just 1 mile southeast of Lac La Nonne in the County of Barrhead.  Country Comfort Cabins & RV offers:

  • Non-Serviced Cabins, RV/tent stalls
  • Well spaced, private, treed sites
  • Large group camping area with kitchen and outdoor space, perfect for reunions, weddings and gatherings
  • Main Washhouse has running water, latrines, and showers
  • Outdoor privies in the park
  • Playground, horseshoe pits, lots of green space for games
  • Birdwatching, scenic areas and nature trails
  • 3 Golf courses within a 20 minute drive
  • Fishing and boating nearby

Dolberg Lake

Dolberg Lake Campground
Municipal campground located 45 km northwest of Barrhead on Highway 18 & Highway 655. 
Click here for directions. 
Operates on a first-come first-serve, self-registration basis - $15.00 per night.  

Get information on Dolberg Lake Sport fishing Regulation at

• 11 Treed Camping Sites
• Water Well
• Fishing
• Fish Cleaning Station
• Boat Launch
• Dock
• Outdoor Privies
• Walking Trails
• Very Secluded
• Nice Lake for Canoeing
 Holmes Crossing Holmes Crossing
Holmes Crossing Campground
Municipal campground located 6 km south of Fort Assiniboine on Highway 33 (61432 Rge Rd 60).
Operates on a first-come first-serve, self-registration basis - $15.00 per night.  
• 13 Treed Camping Sites
• Directly Adjacent to Holmes Crossing Ecological Reserve (Historical area)
• Walking trails to Natural Water Springs
• Sheltered Picnic Sites
• Central Cooking Shelter with Stove
• Outdoor Privies
Holmes Crossing
Holmes Crossing Sandhills Ecological Reserve

Click here to visit the Alberta Parks Holmes Crossing Sandhills Ecological Reserve web page.
Click here to visit the Alberta Environment and Parks Holmes Crossing Public Use Zone map and web page.

This reserve was created in 1999 to provide an area for non-motorized activity and to help eliminate conflicts with summer motorized users. It contains some of the best examples of transverse sand dunes in Canada. There are also a number of small lakes on the Reserve.

Camping is permitted (random, no developed sites):
• No-service
• Campsites and fires must be at least 1 km from a Recreation Area, Provincial  Park or a roadway
• Off-highway Vehicles (OHV) are NOT permitted

• Hiking
• Equestrian
• Wildlife Viewing
• Geocaching
• Cross Country Skiing
• Alberta hunting regulations apply (Hunting is not permitted in Provincial Recreation Areas (PRAs)

• Alberta fishing regulations apply


Ferry Park  vega ferry

Klondyke Ferry Campground
Municipal campground located 8 km West of Vega along Highway 661.
Operates on a first-come first-serve, self-registration basis - $15.00 per night.

• 13 Camping sites
• One of the last operating Ferries in Alberta
• Outdoor Privies
• Water Well
• Group area
• Klondyke Ferry, crossing the scenic Athabasca River into the Provincial Sandhills park, with many hiking and biking trails
• Sheltered Cooking Site
• A Scenic Walk or Drive through this preserved natural and historic area
Klondike Park
Klondike Park 
Klondike Park is a municipal day-use area, located on the north shore of Lac La Nonne. 
Click here for directions.
• Sheltered picnic area
• Watchable Wildlife
• Boat Launch
• Outhouses
• Fish Station
• Fire Pit & Seating Area
In 2019, the Lac La Nonne Enhancement and Protection Association (LEPA) received a Watershed Stewardship Grant to support their long-term goal of constructing an education center on an under utilized piece of lakefront property. The project consisted of transforming a parcel of unused land in Klondike Park, and bolstering community engagement and awareness of environmental and lake health concerns.

Peanut Lake  Peanut Lake

Peanut Lake Campground
Municipal campground located 14 km southeast of Barrhead on Highway 33 & Highway 654.  
Operates on a first-come first-serve, self-registration basis - $15.00 per night. 
• 15 random well-treed camping sites
• Water well
• Boat Launch (for Smaller Boats)
• Excellent Lake for Canoeing
• Outdoor Men's and Ladies Privies
• Fishing
• Scenic Walking
• Bird Watching
• Day Use Areas for Picnics
• Fish Cleaning Station

Riverbank Resort  Riverbank Resort

Riverbank Resort 
(780) 305-8338

Located approximately 60 minutes from Edmonton and 10 minutes south of the Town of Barrhead on Highway 33 beside the Pembina River. This resort offers:
• Camping
• Powered Sites (available in the 2021 camping season) 
• Large Non Serviced sites 
• 2 Golf Courses within a 10 minute drive - Barrhead Golf Club and Paddle River Gold Course
• 2 lakes minutes away - Lac La Nonne and Thunder Lake 
• Scenic Areas
• Lots of Privacy

Thunder Lake

Thunder Lake Provincial Park
(780) 674-4051 or 1-877-537-2757
Click here for online reservations
Located 18 km west of the Town of Barrhead, Thunder Lake Provincial Park offers full services (water and power hook-ups), as well as:
• 61 Non serviced campsites ($26.00/night)
• 66 Power campsites (15/30 amp) ($33.00/night)
• lots of trees for privacy
• Shower Facilities
• Store and Beach concession
• Swimming
• Boat Launch
• Farmers Market
• Fishing
• Hiking and Bicycle Trails
• Bird Watching
• Fish Cleaning Stations
• Water Sports
• Mooring
• Group Camping
• Sandy Beaches
• Playgrounds
• Cross Country Ski Trails
• Winter Camping
• Boating
• Firewood
• Ice Fishing