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Switzer Park Visitor Centre

Lat: 53.472632 Long: -117.792417 | Directions
Information: 780-865-5600, ext. 1

May Long Weekend Update - Gregg Lake Campground

  • Due to weather conditions, water services are unavailable for the May long weekend, and until further notice.
  • This includes: flush toilets, shower building, water taps and sani-dump.
  • Water pumps (non-potable) are available at: Lakeside loop, and within Switzer Park at Jarvis Day Use, Kelley's Bathtub Day Use and Cache Lake Campground.
  • Port-a-Potties will be in place at each washroom facility.
  • Water fill and dump station services are available in the Town of Hinton at: Canadian Tire (free); Hinton Husky (free sani-dump, no water available); ESSO (free, own hose is required).

We apologize for the inconvenience and will update when water services are up and running for the season.

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Day Use


      Group Use


          Visitor Centre

            Visitor Centre


              May 17 - Jun 30


              Jul 1 - Sep 4


              Sep 5 - Nov 30


              Dec 1 - Mar 1

              Monday 10:00 am-5:00 pm 10:00 am-5:00 pm CLOSED CLOSED
              Tuesday CLOSED 10:00 am-5:00 pm CLOSED CLOSED
              Wednesday 10:00 am-5:00 pm 10:00 am-5:00 pm CLOSED CLOSED
              Thursday 10:00 am-5:00 pm 10:00 am-5:00 pm CLOSED CLOSED
              Friday 12:00 pm-7:00 pm 12:00 pm-7:00 pm CLOSED CLOSED
              Saturday 12:00 pm-7:00 pm 12:00 pm-7:00 pm CLOSED 10:00 am-4:00 pm
              Sunday 10:00 am-5:00 pm 10:00 am-5:00 pm CLOSED 10:00 am-4:00 pm
              • Note: Starting January 7, 2016, the Switzer Visitor Centre will be open on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am-4:00 pm until February 12.  We will offer snowshoe rentals, trail information, gift shop and warm up with coffee and hot chocolate! More information

                • The Centre is located beside Kelley's Bathtub Day Use Area, in the centre of the park.
                • Check out the interpretive exhibits & gift shop.
                • Bring your camera for and be sure to check out the view from the deck! 
                • Sign out a family adventure backpack filled with fun nature activities (available by donation).
                • Get information about William A. Switzer and other provincial parks in Alberta's Northern Rockies region.
                • For information in the off-season, call 780-865-8395.


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