With the great variety of campsites you are sure to find the perfect spot. Whether you prefer a wilderness escape, or have services such as power we have it covered. Group camping offers the opportunity get together with family and friends in pristine locations.
Coniferous forests in the Brazeau area provide excellent habitat for cavity-nesting birds such as tree swallows and common goldeneyes. The trees are also inhabited by nesting great blue herons and ospreys.
Ravens nest on the cliffs south of the main dam, and there are particularly rewarding bird watching opportunities along the south edge of the canal. The canal area houses the greatest concentration of osprey nests in Alberta. Artificial nesting platforms built on power poles have been placed in the water to create habitat for these incredible birds of prey.
Many species of animals are found in the surrounding are including elk, moose, mule deer, wolves, and black bear.
There are great angling opportunities in the area with plentiful Northern Pike, some of which are huge. Stocked trout ponds are nearby and mountain stream fishing is just a short drive away.
The area is particularly attractive for all forms of boating. Most popular are canoeing and Kayaking, sailing and power boating. Caution should be observed with power boats to avoid driftwood and snags just below the water’s surface.
A popular hobby with rare and valuable mushrooms like the Morel.
Off Highway Vehicles (OHV) Trails
There are many trails in the area for OHVs. However, operating OHVs in Provincial Campgrounds is not permitted. Please trailer your OHVs to the trails and offload them there.
Drayton Valley Golf course is only 40 minutes away should you wish to test your swing.
The Pembina river offers great tubing only 50 minutes away. The perfect activity for a hot afternoon.
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