Lessard Lake Outdoor Education Centre

County-Managed Seasonal Facility

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.

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 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.

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.

Make up for lost time this summer.
Make up for lost time this summer.
In 2020, Council discontinued the seasonal site lottery process.Please note the new information regarding number of available sites, and which facilities will be offering seasonal sites.

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Public health

Due to the risk of COVID-19, Alberta Parks has put a number of measures in place since last year to reduce spread. We expect these measures will support a smooth and safe opening to the 2021 camping season.

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Please note that the Sangudo Riverside Campground has been leased to Deep Creek Camping and Events for operations for the 2021 season. Campers are asked to direct any reservation inquiries to Deep Creek Camping and Events at 780.204.0497.

Lessard lake Public Campground

Lessard Lake Public Campground

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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
Deep Creek Camping & Events 780.204.0497
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
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
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 780.204.0497