Category: Tourism

The Change Conference

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Temporary Campground Closure – Narrow Lake

High water levels are affecting road access Athabasca County has temporarily closed the Narrow Lake Campground due to high water levels in the lake that are affecting safe road access within the campground. County crews are taking measures to mitigate the problem. Once conditions allow, the road within the campground will be repaired for the safe…

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Become a Member-At-Large

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County Conversation – Nov. 23

Members at Large sought from Athabasca County If you missed this week’s Athabasca County Conversation on 94.1 The River you can listen to it here. Members-At-Large are important to keeping our boards and committees functioning. Comprised of residents from Athabasca County, they offer a fresh perspective to others filling positions on various committees. Athabasca County…

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Serve Your Community – Become a Member at Large

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2016 Seasonal Day Passes

Do you spend more time camping, fishing and enjoying the outdoors than you do at home during the summer? Enjoy the County’s boat launches and outdoor areas by purchasing a 2016 Seasonal Day Pass. Athabasca County offers a Seasonal Day Pass for only $30, which gives one vehicle unlimited access to the County’s boat launches…

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Victory Day office closure

All Athabasca County offices, including Public Works and Family and Community Support Services, will be closed on Monday, May 23, 2016 for the Victoria Day holiday. All offices will resume their regular hours of operation on Tuesday, May 24. The After Hours Emergency Line will be in operation for the long weekend. Please call 780-689-9000. If…

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Fire Advisory issued for County

Due to the recent weather conditions, Athabasca County has lifted the total fire ban.  A FIRE ADVISORY remains in effect for that area of the County OUTSIDE OF THE Forest Protection Area. This means that the use of permitted burn barrels and small cooking and warming fires are permitted at this time.  New fire permits will not…

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OHV USE RESTRICTED

The Government of Alberta has issued a temporary restriction on the use of Off Highway Vehicles on public lands and provincial parks to prevent the spread of wildfires during this very dry time of year. Due to the extremely dry conditions, Athabasca County recommends reducing use of recreational OHVs in the municipality. It is also…

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Province-wide fire ban in place

A Fire Control Order has been issued by the Forestry Division, Alberta Agriculture and Foresty enforcing a province wide FIRE BAN according to section 21 of the Forest and Prairie Protection Act. It was brought into effect as of 4:30 pm on May 5, 2016. The Order suspends all fire permits issued under the Act, requires all…

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