Campgrounds & Day Use Sites

Campground Closure Notice

After careful consideration, Athabasca County Council has made the decision to close all campgrounds for the 2020 camping season.

As a result, all reservations for the 2020 camping season are cancelled. Those who made the bookings will be notified via telephone and refunds will be distributed accordingly.

Please Note – This closure notice only applied to campgrounds operated by Athabasca County as listed below:

Forfar Recreation Park
Hope Lake Campground
Jackfish Lake
Baptiste Lake
Long Lake
Narrow Lake
Island Lake
Ghost Lake
North Buck Lake Narrows

We appreciate your understanding and look forward to welcoming you to one of our campground facilities in 2021.


Athabasca County operates and maintains campgrounds, day use sites, boat launches, and municipal reserves for residents and visitors to enjoy throughout the year. Come and enjoy what nature has to offer! Our region is a very popular place to visit for those who love the outdoors.