County Campgrounds are now open for the season. Summer DAY-USE hours are from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. from May 15, 2024 through October 15, 2024.    

Located on the north shore of Bear Lake. Overnight camping, group camping and day use are all available.

There are 11 individual sites with 30 amp power, as well as 5 individual sites and 1 group site with no hook ups. 

Amenities include a group day-use shelter, non-potable water tap, outdoor restrooms, large playground, ball diamond, and a lovely waterfront for picnicking and daydreaming.

Bear Lake is large and shallow, and small hand-launched watercraft can be launched from the Park's boat launch. The County of Grande Prairie is not responsible for any damages to watercraft.

A $7 nightly fire permit fee will be in place at all County campgrounds to supplement the costs of firewood handling and firepit safety maintenance.


$29 / night individual campsite (one hard-sided camping unit, one tent and one vehicle) plus $7 fire permit fee / night. $5 online reservation fee / booking.

$39 / night individual powered campsite (one hard-sided camping unit, one tent and one vehicle) plus $7 fire permit fee / night. $5 online reservation fee / booking.

$165 / night group campsite includes 5 units. (w $25 daily fire permit included) plus $5 online reservation fee / booking.

$55 / half-day for private function in the day-use shelter, $5 online reservation fee / booking.

Debit, MC, and Visa accepted. No American Express or cheques. 

Check in time is 4:00 PM. Check out time is 2:00 PM.

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Review the Event and Group Use Directive if you are considering hosting a special event.

All visitors are expected to abide by Campground and Parks Regulation and Etiquette.

Photo Gallery: Bear Lake Park will appear here on the public site.



May 15 to October 15

Weekend day-use from October 16-May 14


From Clairmont: Drive North on Hwy 2, at the top of Mercer Hill turn west onto Twp 730. Turn south onto RR 72. 


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Cancellation Policy

  • Camping fee refunds are determined by the notice provided:
    • If three days (72 hours) or more before 2:00 pm on the scheduled day of arrival, all camping fees are refunded.
    • If two days (48 hours) or more before 2:00 pm on the scheduled day of arrival, one night's camping fee is forfeited.
    • If less than 48 hours but more than 24 hours' notice before 2:00 pm on the scheduled day of arrival, two nights' camping fees are forfeited.
    • If less than 24 hours' notice, no refund available.
  • There is no additional cancellation fee or penalty
  • Camping fee refunds must be applied to the card used for the original transaction and will be processed within five business days 
  • Refunds are not provided outside of the above notification criteria for advisories including inclement weather, ground/site conditions, water quality, air quality, wild animals, insects/pests, fire bans, liquor bans, car trouble, getting lost or evictions

Regulations and Etiquette

While visiting our parks this season, please remember:

  • Be considerate of others.
  • Avoid excessive and offensive noise at any time of day: Talking or singing loudly, stereos at high volume and any other noisy behaviour is not permitted.
  • Quiet hours for group camping are from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. This means all stereos and generators must be turned off, and noise must be kept to a minimum.
  • Keep campfires small and under control. Make sure your fire is extinguished before you leave. Soak it with water once, and then again, making sure to stir through the ashes. Do not burn any garbage in the fire pits. It is an offence to leave a fire unattended or burning (even smouldering) after vacating your site.
  • For the complete details on County parks and campground regulations, refer to the Parkland Conservation Bylaw
  • Under the Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis Act, individuals can possess, use and consume cannabis in a temporary residence; this includes places like a parked motor home or camper, a set up tent, and within your rented campsite.
  • Alcohol may be consumed in a temporary residence such as a parked motor home or camper, a set up tent and within your rented campsite. Alcohol may not be consumed in day use areas.
  • Under the County's Community Standards Bylaw, behaviours that bother or disturb others are illegal; This includes offensive odours like composting, firepit spoke, cannabis, and animal feces.

Leave No Trace

We are proud to partner with Leave No Trace Canada to promote responsible use of natural areas during outdoor activities. If you are interested in learning about how you can reduce your impact on the environment, please visit Leave No Trace Canada.