Franchere Bay Provincial Recreation Area


  • Water Service

    September 14, 2018

    All water systems (water taps, showers, dump stations) will be shutdown Monday, September 24th

    Affected Areas
  • Blue-Green Algae - Blue Green Algae - Franchere Bay Provincial Recreation Area

    July 20, 2018

    A Blue-Green Algal Bloom Advisory will be issued for Moose Lake

    Public Health Advisory signs and Public Information signs will be posted at all public beaches and at other public areas.

    Please see the Alberta Health Services website for the official advisory.

    Specific questions regarding consumption of fish from lakes experiencing cyanobacterial blooms can be directed to Dr. Weiping Zhang at Alberta Health (

    For answers to general health-related questions, the public can be directed to contact the nearest public health office or Health Link Alberta:

    Edmonton Main Office 780-735-1800

    Calgary Mail Office: 780-943-2295

    Lethbridge Main Office: 780-388-6689

    Grande Prairie Main Office: 780-513-7517

    Red Deer Main Office: 403-356-6366

    Health Link Alberta: 811

    Affected Areas
  • Flooding - Franchere Bay

    May 9, 2018

    • Franchere Bay is experiencing some flooding conditions throughout the recreation area.
    • Flooding is occurring in about 10 campsites, sewage disposal facility and the boat launch area parking lot.
    • Staff are monitoring daily as conditions change.

    Affected Areas

Safety Links

Provincial Sources for Advisories