From picturesque rivers for canoeing and jet-boating, lakes for para-sailing, and creeks for fishing, to wildlife watching, geocaching, and hiking, the County of Grande Prairie offers recreation galore. With forests, open fields and picturesque valleys clothed in seasonal splendour, farmers' markets, festivals, golf courses, museums, historic sites, and campgrounds, the County is an all-season recreational paradise for those seeking high-adventure or those just wanting a pleasant drive in the country.
For more detailed information, view our 58 page Guide to County Living [PDF - 3.1 MB], which includes photographs, descriptions of our communities, industries, sports and recreational opportunities, cultural attractions and natural features.
We encourage you to visit the Grande Prairie Tourism website at www.gptourism.ca where you will discover and be able to plan your visit to the many varied attractions and events located within our vibrant region. Enjoy the Grande Prairie Regional Tourism Association's video below or visit them on YouTube.
Parks & Campgrounds
If you're looking for a park to visit for the day, or a place to camp overnight, visit our County Campgrounds & Parks page. It has information on our facilities, their locations, services and fees.
County Golf Courses
If you like to golf, be sure to bring your clubs. We have seven public golf courses, both nine and 18 holes, just waiting for your next round. Some courses offer overnight camping. View a printable map showing golf course locations [PDF - 1.6 MB] and phone numbers.
While touring and playing in our picturesque setting, be sure to bring your camera. You could be one of the winners in our annual Photo Contest.