Lesser Slave Lake Provincial Park

Alberta Parks


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  • Boating - Marten River

    Effective:  May 19, 2022

      • There is no boat launch in the park except for a hand launch at Marten River campground.
        • Suitable only for boats that you can carry by hand from the parking area (approximately 125m)
      • Larger motor boats can be launched at the MD of Lesser Slave Lake River boat launch, south of the park at Lesser Slave River.
        • There is no charge for boat launching and parking is available.

  • Construction Closure - Marten River playground being replaced

    Effective:  May 17, 2022

      The playground at Marten River Campground will be closed for the next few weeks while an exciting new playground is installed for summer 2022!

      If you are camping with children and need alternative play areas for them while the Marten River playground is closed, the Town of Slave Lake has several excellent playgrounds, including some indoor options for rainy days. While not a playground, the Boreal Centre for Bird Conservation has fun exhibits for all ages, as well. Ask the Marten River booth for more information.

    Affected Areas
  • Closure - The Freighter Lakeshore / Great Trail from Boreal Centre for Bird Conservation to Lily Creek Group Use

    Effective:  February 2, 2022

      The portion of the Freighter Lakeshore / Trans Canada Trail from the Boreal Centre for Bird Conservation to Lily Creek Group Use is closed until further notice.

      • A flooding event in July 2019 severely eroded a section of the Freighter Lakeshore / Trans Canada Trail where it crosses Lily Creek.
      • The foot bridge across Lily Creek is unsafe due to eroded footings and banks.
      • No opening date has yet been set.

  • Closure - The Nest is closed until further notice

    Effective:  February 2, 2022

      The Nest is closed. No re-opening date has been set at this time.

    Affected Areas
  • Water Advisory - Water unavailable at Devonshire Day Use / Devonshire Short-Stay Campground

    Effective:  February 2, 2022

      • Water is unavailable at Devonshire Day Use Area and Devonshire Short-Stay Campground.
      • RV campers should fill their water tanks prior to arrival at the park if they plan to stay at this campground.

  • Road Closure - Marten Mountain Road Seasonal Closure

    Effective:  February 2, 2022

      Marten Mountain Road is closed for the winter.

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