Camping

With 7 campgrounds in the area, one is sure to appeal to your sense of adventure

Thanks to our campground sponsors: Blue Ridge Lumber and Miller Western Forest Products.

Rules for Campgrounds run by the Town Of Swan Hills:

Four Seasons Campground

Trapper Leas Campground

Freeman River Campground

Freeman Lake Campground

Edith Lake Campground

Chrystina (Windy) Lake Campground

Campground Rules:

  • No food is allowed to be left outside unattended at the campsite due to bears
  • All pets must be on a leash at all times
  • All ATV's must stay off grass and remain on roadways
  • No hunting or discharging of firearms within 1km of campground
  • No butchering of animals in campground
  • Do not cut trees or damage wilderness
  • No vandalism
  • Quiet time 11:00pm to 7:00am ( no loud noises or generators)
  • No alcohol outside of registered campsite
  • Campsites must be kept clean & garbage placed in bear proof bins
  • No temporary structures (other then tents)
  • No theft of firewood
  • Any violations of the above rules will be investigated and all costs of repairs/cleanup/replacement will be the responsibility of the offender
  • Failure to pay for your campsite will result in a $25 surcharge plus campsite fee per night.
Four Seasons Wilderness Campground
 
Chrystina ( Windy) Lake
  • Campers may only book for 14 consecutive days out of 28
  • Open from May 15 to Oct 15
  • $40/night for full service (Reservations Only)
  • $35/night for site with electric (Reservations Not Accepted)
  • $20/night no electric  (Reservations Not Accepted)
  • Firewood,
  • Access to hiking trails
  • Hot showers/Flush toilets
  • 10 sites power and sewer, 5 sites with power, 8 non power sites.
  • Direct access to trail system allowed, ATVers are reminded to Respect all other campers and restrict operation of ATVs to direct trail access only
  • 12 km drive to golf course
  • Conveniently located right in the Town of Swan Hills
 
  • May 15 to Oct 1
  • $20/night
  • Boat launch, stocked with trout
  • No power
  • No water well
  • Direct access to trail system allowed, ATVers are reminded to respect all other campers and restrict operation of ATVs to direct trail access only
  • Please remember alcohol consumption is not allowed by non-registered guest and not permitted in Day Use Area
  • Reservations not accepted (operated and maintained by the waste treatment center)
  • 15 km NE of Swan Hills
Freeman Lake
 
Trapper Lea's Recreation Area
  • May 15 to Oct 15
  • $20/night
  • 6 Sites
  • No power 
  • Pump water (not safe for drinking), group camp shelter
  • Reservations not accepted
  • 22 km SW of Swan Hills on Freeman Lake
  • Road can be difficult with prolonged rain
  • Direct access to trail system allowed, ATVers are reminded to respect all other campers and restrict operation of ATVs to direct trail access only
  • Please remember alcohol consumption is not allowed by non-registered guest and not permitted in Day Use Area
 
  • May 15 to Oct 15
  • $20/night
  • 18 Sites
  • No power
  • Snowmobile staging areas
  • Terrain is excellent for ATV beginners
  • Direct access to trail system allowed, ATVers are reminded to respect all other campers and restrict operation of ATVs to direct trail access only
  • Please remember alcohol consumption is not allowed by non-registered guest and not permitted in Day Use Area
  • Reservations not accepted
  • 30 km S of Swan Hills on Highway 33
Freeman River

 

 
Edith Lake
  • May 15 to Oct 15
  • $20/night
  • 10 Sites
  • No power 
  • Pump water (not safe for drinking)
  • Direct access to trail system allowed, ATVers are reminded to respect all other campers and restrict operation of ATVs to direct trail access only
  • Please remember alcohol consumption is not allowed by non-registered guest and not permitted in Day Use Area
  • Reservations not accepted
  • 16 km S of Swan Hills on Highway 32
 
  • May 15 to Oct 1 - Day use only
  • Free
  • No power
  • Direct access to trail system allowed, ATVers are reminded to respect all other campers and restrict operation of ATVs to direct trail access only
  • Please remember alcohol consumption is not allowed by non-registered guest and not permitted in Day Use Area
  • Good fishing fro Brook Trout and Grayling, sheltered picnic aite.
  • Small dock
  • Reservations not accepted (operated and maintained by Devon)
  • 14 Km N of Swan Hills along Highway 33
Krause Lake
  • Open year round.
  • Group camping only.
  • Near golf course and airport
  • Group camp shelter - PeRfect for weddings, family reunions and other large gatherings.
    Contact the Swan Hills Golf and Country Club for reservations at 780-333-4539 or if no answer 780-333-2252.
     accepts reservations.
  • 6 km South of Swan Hills
  • Direct access to trail system allowed, ATVers are reminded to respect all other campers and restrict operation of ATVs to direct trail access only
  • Please remember alcohol consumption is not allowed by non-registered guest and not permitted in Day Use Area
  • No ATVs allowed on golf course.
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