Sir Winston Churchill Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Advisories

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  • Blue-Green Algae - Sir Winston Churchill PP

    Effective:  July 21, 2021

      Blue-green algae bloom has been identified for Lac La Biche in Lac La Biche County

    General precautions
    • Avoid all contact with blue green algae blooms. If contact occurs, wash with tap water ASAP.
    • Do not swim or wade in any areas where blue-green algae is visable.
    • Do not allow your pets to swim or wade in these areas or to eat fish or fish trimmings from the lake.
    • Consider limiting human consumption of fish from the lake.

    For detailed information, go to Alberta Health Services Blue Green Algae Health Advisories. Please refer to the specific advisory for this lake.

    Blue-green algae bloom advisories are issued and rescinded by Alberta Health Services. Typically, advisories are lifted in late autumn, when water temperatures are so cool that blue green algae growth is no longer supported.

  • Construction Advisory - SWCPP Trails

    Effective:  April 15, 2021

      Work is underway at Sir Winston Churchill Provincial Park's Big Island to complete a water/sanitary line upgrade to the shower building.

      • Kinglet Trail (on of the interior trails that runs parallel to the campsite road) will continue to be closed to the public as it undergoes restoration work in the spring months.
      • Restoration work will also be done to the loop road near the shower building area, however the contractor will be accommodating public to pass through so that they can continue to utilize this for walking, etc.

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