Old Bezanson Townsite
Along the banks of the Smoky River, just 12 km southeast of Bezanson is the Old Bezanson Townsite and what remains of the dream of A.M. Bezanson. In the early 1900s, he started building a city here in anticipation of the rail link. When the line passed through Grande Prairie instead, the Old Bezanson Townsite building footprints is all that remained of his legacy.
Open to the public from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily (summer only). Group overnight camping by reservation only provides for the exclusive use of the campground only.
Season: May 15 to October 15
Rates: $100.00/night per group rental; $50.00/Group Day Use. Payment is accepted in cash, debit, or credit card only. No cheques.
- Group Day Use is available
- 21 campsites for group overnight camping and Bezanson Homecoming special reservations
- Fire pits, picnic tables, outdoor restrooms, ball diamond, playground and shelter with wood stove, historical information, and walking trails
- No power or potable water