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Hilliard's Bay Campground Alberta

  Rating:    Ratings 4 Star
Sites: RV & Tent 1st Come or Reserve: Both

 

Location:  120kms northwest of the town of Slave Lake Alberta. Hilliard's Bay Provincial Park

Description: Marten River campground contains 189 well kept campsites suited for both RV's and tents. Campsites are located throughout the surrounding spruce forest offing good privacy with a few choice sites that back onto Lesser Slave Lake. Amenities include group camping, small sandy beach, canoeing & kayaking, play grounds, picnic shelters, public phone, showers, water, power, fire wood available for sale, picnic tables, sani dump, swimming areas, boat launch, fish cleaning stations, ice fishing, hiking, wildlife watching and snowmobiling off site. Hilliard's Bay and Lesser Slave Lake offers good Northern Pike, Lake Whitefish, Walleye and Yellow Perch fishing. You'll need a fishing license to try your luck. The bridge on the highway at Grouards Channel is often full of fisherman. Hilliard's Bay campground is great for families with young children, kids can spend hours at the beach and nearby playgrounds. Lesser Slave lake is one of Alberta's largest lakes and is excellent for power boats, waterskiing, sailing, windsurfing, canoeing and kayaking. Be careful on the water here, severe dangerous winds often blow in and quickly turn this lake into a boaters nightmare. Lesser Slave Lake is part of the Athabasca River drainage basin and has an approximate total surface area of 1160sqkms with an average depth of 11.4ms, maximum depth of 20.5ms. Hilliard's Bay Provincial Park also attracts a large variety of migrating waterfowl and is a great place for birders. For those who like to hike or mountain bike there is a nice trail that follows the lakeshore. Night skies here rank #3 on the Bortle Scale. See the official web site link below for fees, opening and closing dates.


Near Here: Local campgrounds include Hilliard's Bay. You are in bear country. Food and food related items must be stored properly.

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