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Location: Highway #40, 40kms east of Grande Cache and 128kms northwest of Hinton. Foothills of the Rocky Mountains Pierre Grey’s Lakes Provincial Park Alberta.
Description: This park is one of Alberta’s finest. Pierre Grey’s Lakes campground contains 83 campsites located in 4 separate loops, each loop with it’s own lake. The park itself contains 5 beautiful lakes and the location of an historic 1886 trading post that was once run by Pierre Grey and his wife Marie. Remnants of the trading post can be seen near the shore of the Moberly Lake campsite.
This campground offers campsites for both tents and larger RV’s, canoeing & kayaking, picnic shelters, water, fire wood available for sale, picnic tables, power sites, boat launch (Electric motors only restriction), fish cleaning stations, ice fishing, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, wildlife watching, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, tobogganing and snowmobiling off site.
The campsites are well treed with good privacy nicely situated in a mature aspen and spruce forest. Several of the sites back onto one of the lakes. 3 out of the 5 lakes are stocked annually with Rainbow Trout and also hold Brook Trout. Fly fisherman will certainly enjoy good fishing here and the lakes smaller size makes it perfect for belly boats.
This area is also a canoers and kayakers dream with no power boats here to ruin your day. Hikers and mountain bikers will find excellent nature trails throughout the region. Pierre Grey’s Lakes Provincial Park also attracts a large variety of wildlife and migrating waterfowl. It’s a great place for birders and wildlife watchers.