Bear Lake Campground

 Bear Lake ParkAn ideal lake for canoeing, kayaking, paddle boarding windsurfing, 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 Milroy

Phone: 780-567-4105


Season: May 15 to October 15

Rates: $26.00/night per campsite, Occupancy permitted at each campsite is one camping unit 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
  • 19 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 is for small hand-launched watercraft only.

New for 2019: A new shower building with 2 stalls, flush toilets and sinks in the Campground (Expected completion May/June of 2019)

Advance Campsite Reservations for Bear Creek Folk Festival Attendees

The County of Grande Prairie welcomes festival attendees to make reservations at Bear Lake Campground for their stay in the Grande Prairie area.  Bear Lake Campground is a short drive from Grande Prairie, and there will be a shuttle service throughout the event.   The entire campsite ( 50 sites available for reservation) is reserved for Folk Festival attendees this weekend, and we invite the "night owls" to stay at this location along the beautiful shores of Bear Lake. Trailer on site with heated showers for the weekend. 

Please contact our Park Host, Cherie-Ann at 780-567-4105 or email to confirm your campsite. 

Festival Artist Line-up and Schedule can be found at



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