Recreational Opportunities

Athabasca Riverfront Park

Spray park, skateboard park, playground, fitness equipment, boat launch, picnic area, fire pits, walking trail, outdoor stage


Athabasca Regional Multiplex

Arena, curling rink, fieldhouse (indoor), baseball diamonds, soccer pitches, playground (outdoor), fitness centre, aquatic centre and lounge

Phone: (780) 675-2967


Boyle Spray Park

Outdoor spray park operated during the summer months



19 fishing lakes, Boyle Trout Pond, Athabasca River



Boat launches available on most lakes in region



Athabasca, Boyle, Grassland, Rochester, Wandering River




Athabasca Landing Trail

32 km – non-motorized


Muskeg Creek Trails

17 km – walking, biking, cross-country skiing


Peace River Trail

60 km – ATV/snowmobile friendly


Poacher’s Landing

ATV friendly. Camping available.


Farmers’ Markets

Athabasca and Boyle


The Arts

Live music, theatre, and dance is alive and well in the Athabasca Region

Heartwood Folk Club, Northern Lights Spiritus Singers, Performing Arts Presenters of Athabasca, Whispering Hills Country Music Association,

Athabasca Ukrainian Folk Dance Club, Athabasca Dance Society, Big River Arts Society, Boyle Twilight Twirlers Square Dancers


Golf Courses


Athabasca Golf and Country Club

Phone: (780) 675-4599


Skeleton Lake Golf and Country Club

Phone: (780) 689-2455


Riverbank Golf (Wandering River)

Phone: (780) 771-2582



Athabasca County Campgrounds

Forfar Park – Long Lake, 72 unserviced sites, group area

Hope Lake – 60 unserviced sites

Island Lake – 11 unserviced sites

Baptiste Lake – 12 unserviced sites

Ghost Lake – 5 unserviced sites

Narrow Lake – 10 unserviced sites

Jackfish Lake – 35 unserviced sites

Long Lake – 4 unit group camp

North Buck Lake Narrows – 6 unserviced sites



Other Overnight Camping

Blueberry Hill RV Park, Chump Lake Campsite, Rock Island Lake Campground, Shoreline Camping & Fishing Resort, Smallwoods Campsite, Katherine’s Camping Corner.


Provincial Parks/Recreation Areas

Long Lake, Poacher’s Landing, North Buck Lake, Lawrence Lake, Calling Lake



Athabasca River Runners

Club that maintains 300 km of groomed snowmobile trails


Outdoor Ice Surfaces

Athabasca, Colinton, Rochester, Island Lake South, Grassland, Wandering River, Richmond Park


Downhill Skiing/Snowboarding

Tawatinaw Valley (south of Rochester)

Phone: (780) 698-2212


Long Lake Ski Area (South of Boyle)

Phone: (780)576-2161