Wabamun Lake Provincial Park is one of the closest campgrounds to Edmonton that also has a beach. Located approximately 1 hour West of Edmonton the campground (that has flush toilets and showers) is one of our favourite places to camp. With so many things to do, it might also become one of your places to camp too – especially with these suggestions of things to do!
5 things to do when camping at Wabamun Lake Provincial Park
Go to the beach
The beach at Wabumun is pretty decent. There is tons of sandy beach and even more green space to have a picnic or hang out on a hot day. There are outhouses and flush washrooms on site, picnic tables, fire pits and a park for kids to play. (Want to see other awesome Alberta beaches? Click here)
Visit the Wabamun Waterfront Park
Located in the town of Wabamun is a Spray deck, park, boat launch, and even a place to rent seadoos, pontoons, flyboards or even take a boat tour or excursion through Wabamun Sports Rentals. – The Spray deck opens on June 3rd and is open Mon – Fri 2pm-4pm & weekends + holidays 12pm-4pm.
**Visitors are required to pay a $20 day fee this year.**
Ice Cream & more
If you are looking for a place to go for a cool treat, lunch, coffee, or a snack The Social Brew is the place to go. A great menu selection and lots of Ice Cream flavours. You will find this place on main street at 5215 – 50st.
See what treasures you can find at the Wabamun freecycle weekend May 14th & 15th, see the parade, join a pancake breakfast, listen to live music and more at the Dragonfly Festival June 24-26th and check out Polydays July 29th-Aug 1st! Keep up to date on these and other events here.
With many walking trails available at Wabamun Lake Provincial Park as well as going for a good country drive, you can see and find some pretty awesome things. Wabamun is home to several unique birds and while going for a country drive you just might happen upon some farm/acreage garage sales! (we may have scored a few trinkets last summer).
Do you have any other suggestions of activities to do while camping at Wabamun Lake Provincial Park?