Bear Lake Campground

 Bear Lake ParkAn ideal lake for canoeing, 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.

Phone: 780-567-4105
Season: May 15 to October 15

Rates: $26.00/night per campsite or $80.00/day for the shelter. Shelter fee is waived if a group booking is made for all campsites. For individual campsites, POS is now available on site for payments using debit, Visa or Mastercard. Cash payments are also accepted. Occupancy permitted at each campsite is one camping unit and one vehicle. For group day use and group overnight camping, payment is accepted in cash, debit, or credit card only.  No cheques.

  • Onsite caretaker
  • 19 sites; no hook-ups
  • 4 Remote tenting sites along the shoreline
  • Non-potable water available by tap
  • Shelter with wood stove, family day-use picnic site, outdoor restrooms, playgrounds, ball diamond, firepits, free firewood

New for 2018

Reservations are now accepted for block bookings of individual campsites.  Reserve 5 or more campsites and receive a discount.  Details are as follows:

5% discount for 5 - 9 sites reserved: $24.70 per site

10% discount  for 10 - 14 sites reserved: $23.40 per site

15% discount for 15 - 19 sites reserved: $22.10 per site

Please note the boat launch is for small hand-launched watercraft only.

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. 

Shuttle Service

The County of Grande Prairie is thrilled to sponsor a Free Shuttle Service between the Bear Lake Campground and the festival site August 17-19. 
The shuttle schedule is available at


Festival Artist Line-up and Schedule can be found at


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