Alberta Provincial Parks

Public Pleasures

Among Alberta SouthWest's worst-kept secrets are its provincial parks and recreation areas.

Alberta Provincial ParksSome, such as Island Lake Provincial Recreation Area, offer the simple convenience of pull-through RV parking just inside the Alberta-British Columbia boundary. Others, such as Lynx Creek Provincial Recreation Area, combine storybook landscapes and backcountry recreations with pine-sheltered campsites.

Castle Falls Provincial Recreation Area offers the opportunity to leap from a cliff into the plunge pool of a waterfall. St. Mary Reservoir Provincial Recreation Area provides a chance to track wooly mammoths, many millennia after their passing.

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