Moonshine Lake Provincial Park

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Information & Facilities

Information: 780-538-5350

Moonshine Lake Provincial Park is located 27 km west of Spirit River on Hwy 49 and 7 km north on Hwy 725. Surrounded by diverse boreal mixed wood forests, Moonshine Lake offers a variety of year-round recreation. In summer, visitors can explore the 2.5 km lakeview trail, reserve a campsite, relax on the beach, cast a line for trout from the shore or on an electric motor boat, play on the multiple playgrounds, utilize the bike park or enjoy a fire inside the day-use shelter.. In the winter months, visitors can cross-country ski on over 14 km's of trails, ice-skate, snowshoe, ice-fish, enjoy the day-use shelter and playgrounds. The parks is an excellent location for birds and wildlife, with the inclusion of Jack Bird Pond that incorporates a wildlife corridor and adds a small wetland complex containing a number of beaver ponds.

Day Use

This park has everything you need to enjoy an outdoor getaway that is still close to home. The day use area if FREE for public to use and includes:

    • Sandy beach with swimming area
    • Large open space with multiple firepits and picnic areas
    • Multiple playgrounds and bike park
    • Over 14kms of walking and biking trails
    • Lake access to launch your canoe or kayak
    • Electric motor boat access
    • Day use shelter to use for small gatherings


There is a day use shelter available on a first come first serve basis at no charge. This shelter is equipped with a wood-burning stove, picnic tables and a door to close up the building from natural elements.

Individual Camping

The main campground is nestled along the shore of Moonshine Lake. There are over 100 powered campsites. Firewood, water, showers, and sewage disposal are all available seasonally. 

Group Camping

The group campsite is located west of the park across from the day use area. It includes power hookups, picnic tables, a private cook shelter, fire pit area, volleyball net, horseshoe pits and pit/vault toilets. 

Driving Directions: 27 km west of Spirit River on Hwy. 49 & 7 km north on Hwy. 725


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