Campgrounds & Parks
Whether you want to walk where the dinosaurs did, follow the wagon trail of the first pioneers, let the wind carry you across a lake, or play a round of golf on one of the area courses, the County of Grande Prairie is a place to unwind, relax and maybe learn something new.
In addition to dinosaur digs, badlands topography, heritage villages, windsurfing, bird watching and geo-caching, the County operates eight parks and campground facilities. Every campground has a golf course within a 20-minute drive.
Five of the County's campgrounds have caretakers who attend to their customers to provide the following services: complimentary firewood; daily site supervision and assistance; individual campsite visitation; and management of activity.
Starting December 2, 2017, the Pipestone Creek Campground Day Use Area will be closed for the month of December to accommodate water pipeline activity in the area.
Bear Lake winter weekend day use area will be closed for the month of January, 2018. Please visit one of our other day use area It will not be open for weekend winter day use. Please visit one of our other inviting campgrounds for day use access.
Those interested in enjoying the outdoors are encouraged to visit the County’s other day use areas open over the winter including Hommy Campground and Kleskun Hill Campground. Each day use area is open on Saturdays and Sundays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and have seating areas, fire pits and free firewood, and open spaces ideal for activities such as picnics, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and hiking.
The Pipestone Creek Campground Day Use area is anticipated to reopen on January 6, 2018 to the public for the remainder of the winter season on Saturdays and Sundays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
View a map that shows the location of our parks.
- Bear Lake Campground
Located on the north shore of Bear Lake, just 20 minutes northeast of Grande Prairie.
- Demmitt Campground
Located near the Alberta/B.C. border.
- Hommy Campground
Located on the north bank of the Beaverlodge River, near Beaverlodge.
- Kleskun Hill Campground
Located off Hwy #43, 15 minutes east of Grande Prairie.
- Pipestone Creek Campground
Located on the Wapiti River, 16 km south of Wembley.
- Private campgrounds
Overnight camping is also available at various private campgrounds in the area. For information on private campgrounds, contact Grande Prairie Regional Tourism.
- Old Bezanson Townsite
is for general public use, can be reserved for group day-use functions and for overnight camping for groups with three or more RV units. It's located just 12 km southeast of Bezanson. No individual overnight camping or parking is permitted.
- Red Willow Park
is a day-use park only. It's located on secondary Hwy #722, southwest of Beaverlodge. No overnight camping or parking is permitted.
- Saskatoon Mountain Park
is located approximately 32 km west of Grande Prairie on Highway 43. No overnight camping or parking is permitted.
- Valhalla Centre Park
Located in Valhalla Centre on Hwy # 59.
New for 2017
Online campground reservations – Coming soon exclusively for Pipestone Creek Campground. This pilot program will allow individual campsites to be reserved in advance. Watch for updates on the Pipestone Creek Campground webpage.
Advanced Campsite Reservations for Special Events – The County of Grande Prairie is pleased to provide exclusive advance campsite reservations for the Bear Creek Folk Festival on August 18 - 20, 2017, and the Bezanson Fair and Homecoming on August 25 - 27, 2017 at the Bear Lake and Kleskun Hill Campgrounds and Old Bezanson Townsite. Visit the Bear Lake Campground, Kleskun Hill Campground and Old Bezanson Townsite webpages for reservation instructions. All other campgrounds welcome event attendees, with campsites available on a first come, first served basis.
Peace Parks Passport Program
The Peace Parks Passport [PDF - 461 KB] program is now open! Visit the parks, find the clues and enter to win great prizes!
- Group Overnight Camping & Day-Use
- Campgrounds & Parks Regulations & Etiquette
- Golf Courses in the County
- Grande Prairie Regional Tourism Association