Winter Activities

With Walleye, Northern Pike and Yellow Perch waiting for your hooks, Lesser Slave Lake Region has lots to offer the winter angler. Lesser Slave Lake, Fawcett Lake, Snipe Lake and several back country lakes will give the angler a variety of options for this great winter activity.

Cross country and snowshoeing trails are abundant in the region. The Boreal Centre for Bird Conservation has free snowshoes and cross country skis for people to use while tracking around the trails in the Lesser Slave Lake Provincial Park. 9 mile creek west of the Town of Slave Lake has a variety of trails for the cross country skier.

Snowmobile on the largest road accessible lake in Alberta or head into the hills for some powder. Access to trails can be found in Chisholm, Smith, Fawcett Lake, Slave Lake, Canyon Creek, Faust, Joussard and many other parts of Lesser Slave Lake region. Snowmobile poker rally’s are held throughout the winter.



Summer Activities

“Wow, I had no idea that Alberta has such nice beaches” is a comment we often hear from visitors to Lesser Slave Lake. With 7 kilometer long Devonshire Beach to the beautiful beaches at Shaw’s Point Resort and Spruce Point Park, Lesser Slave Lake is the place to come and relax.

4 Golf Courses are in the Lesser Slave Lake region. Flatbush, Gilwood Golf & Country Club, Swan Hills Golf Course and High Prairie Golf & Country Club all have something unique to offer golfers visiting the region. Gilwood Golf & Country Club wanders through the boreal forest of the Lesser Slave Lake Provincial Park and is sure to be a challenge for any golfer.

While off-roading has become a very popular activity in Alberta riding areas are becoming more difficult to access. Lesser Slave Lake region has a variety of trails and terrain to challenge the off road enthusiast. With the recent opening of the Peace River trail from Sawdy to Moose Portage (North of Smith) riders in the region have even more access to the back country. With sand and mud to cut lines and hardpacked trails the area is full great riding for all to enjoy.