From tenting by the trails to full-service campsites on the shoreline of the Pembina River, the County provides an abundance of exceptional destinations for outdoor enthusiasts of every stripe.

Choose from a number of riverfront lots with front-row views of the best sunsets you’ll ever see. You can also opt for a campsite close to one of the many trail systems that wind throughout the County. Regardless of how you choose to immerse yourself in our great outdoors, our campgrounds are certain to leave you feeling as fresh as our country air, and longing to explore even more of the region.

2020 Camping Season Date Changes

Due to public safety concerns and provincial restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic, County-owned campgrounds, parks and public spaces opened later than usual in 2020. Please note that reservations have opened effective June 1, 2020. Reservations can be made by calling the respective caretaker(s) of the facility you wish to visit.

The Lessard Lake Public Campground and Paddle River Dam Campground (Peter’s Pond) opened to seasonal patrons June 1. Effective June 5, these campgrounds will also open to overnight patrons June 5th and finally that Paddle River Dam Campground (Boat Launch) is tentatively set to open to overnight patrons June 12. 

No seasonal patrons are allowed in the Boat Launch loop.

relaunch strategy


As we head to County campgrounds to enjoy the sights, sounds and fresh air, let's all remain mindful of the simple rules like maintaining our distance and practicing good hand hygiene. 

Enjoy your time outdoors, but please remember that some facilities such as outhouses remain closed for the time being. Click below to review the Government of Alberta's relaunch strategy.
Alberta's Relaunch

About Lessard Lake Outdoor Education Centre

The Lessard Lake Outdoor Education Centre is available at reasonable rates for meetings, recreation programs, fundraising events, social activities and much more!

Nestled among the tall trees, just steps from the popular Lessard Lake Public Campground, is the Lessard Lake Outdoor Education Centre. This exceptional facility features a 40x60 foot main lodge complete with a spacious, appliance-filled kitchen, chairs, tables, and a spectacular loft area overlooking the stone fireplace on the main floor. Residents are invited to utilize the Outdoor Education Centre, which is available at reasonable rates for meetings, recreation programs, fundraising events, social activities and much more! Rates include the use of canoes, picnic tables and two natural gas barbeques. Sleeping 48 persons, the large outdoor area can accommodate up to ten power and water RV sites, and four two-room cabins – each of which include six bunkbed frames. What’s more, firewood is supplied for the firepits that are all encircled by log seating.

Due to COVID-19, reservations are not being accepted at this time. The Outdoor Education Centre at Lessard Lake is owned and operated by Lac Ste. Anne County.

Call 780.785.3411 (toll-free 1.866.880.5722) to reach the County administration office for facility availability and bookings.

Explore These Other County-Owned Campgrounds and Outdoor Facilities

Lessard Lake Public Campground

This pet-friendly resort has tons of amenities, including 30-amp electrical service, water hook-up, sani-stations, washrooms with flush toilets, coin-operated showers and laundry, a nearby boat launch and fish-cleaning stand, and an onsite caretaker.

Paddle River Dam Campground

The well-loved Paddle-River Dam Campground is home to a spectrum of outdoor opportunities including fishing, boating, hiking and wildlife viewing. Pack your gear, bring your camera and get ready for an outdoor adventure in the heart of Alberta.


Other Regional Campgrounds and Camping Facilities

Regional Campgrounds

Alberta Beach RV Park & Campground 780.924.2333
Alberta Beach Golf Resort & RV Park 780.924.2421
Camp Nakamun  780.967.5585
Eagles Rest RV Park  
Gunn Campground & RV Park 780.221.8306
Gone Fish Inn 780.924.2253
Imrie Park Campground  780.405.6176
Kacikewin RV Campground & Cabins 780.924.3018
Kildeer Beach RV Resort 780.967.5672
Lakeview Campground 780.490.8193
Lessard Lake Public Campground 780.284.3643
Majeau Lake RV Park 780.699.3326
Mayerthorpe Golf & Country Club 780.786.4734
Memory Lane Campground 780.995.5555
Nakamun Store & RV 780.967.2151
Paddle River Dam Campground 780.284.1753
Rich Valley RV Resort & Golf Course 780.914.4916
Sangudo Riverside Campground 780.204.0497
Snuggler's Cove  
The Ranch RV Park  780.294.9593
Willowbend Resort 780.967.5529

Sani-Dump Stations

Alberta Beach RV Park & Campground 780.924.2333
Lessard Lake Public Campground 780.284.3643
Mayerthorpe Golf Course 780.786.4737
Town of Onoway 780.967.5338 
Paddle River Dam Campground 780.284.1753
Sangudo Riverside Campground 780.284.1985