Bear Lake Campground

Read the guidelines for visitors to County campgrounds that are in place.

 Bear Lake Park

Campgrounds in the County of Grande Prairie will be available for overnight camping on June 1st. This announcement is in line with Government of Alberta directions on re-opening economic and social activity laid out on April 30. Reservations by phone for individual campsites at Bear Lake, Hommy and Kleskun campgrounds open May 14.

Day use areas are available for public use between the hours of  7:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. This includes the use of Bear Lake for small hand launched watercraft such as kayaks and kiteboards, except for motorboats due to high water levels and potential hidden hazards. Outhouses will be available to the public, but playgrounds remain closed. Restrictions are in place at all County campgrounds and parks in sync with recommendations set out by the Province. Visit the Campgrounds & Parks page for details. 


Why visit Bear Lake? 

An ideal lake for canoeing, kayaking, paddle boarding, kite surfing and other personal watercraft, Bear Lake is four miles wide and six miles long. It is only six feet deep at its deepest.

Located on the north shore of Bear Lake, just 23 km northwest of Grande Prairie.

Head north on Hwy #2, three km past Clairmont to Twp Road 730 (Mercer Hill Road). Turn west and follow the signs.


Turn south off secondary Hwy # 672 (Emerson Trail) on Range Road 72, then proceed 4 km to the park.

Site Contact: Cherie-Ann

Phone: 780-567-4105


Season: May 15 to October 15

Rates: $26.00/night per campsite, telephone reservations accepted. Occupancy permitted at each campsite is one hard sided camping unit, one tent (site permitting) and one vehicle. Day use shelter $100.00/day or $50.00 for 1/2 day. Group overnight camping available at $130.00/night for a maximum of 5 units(Includes group firepit and picnic tables). Payments are available on site by point of sale using debit, Visa or Mastercard. Cash payments are also accepted. Sorry, we do not accept cheques or American Express.

  • Onsite caretaker year round
  • 16 sites; no hook-ups
  • Non-potable water available by tap 
  • Day use rental shelter with wood stove, family day-use picnic site, outdoor restrooms, playgrounds, ball diamond, firepits, free firewood

Please note the boat launch area is for small hand-launched watercraft only. The County of Grande Prairie is not responsible for any damage to watercraft.  



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