About Aspen Beach Provincial Park
Established in 1932, Aspen Beach Provincial Park is the first provincial Park to be established in Alberta. The park with 2.14 sq. km area is a manicured landscape that provides camping facilities and Gull Lake beach access.
See more about Gull Lake
What to do at Aspen Beach Provincial Park?
Things to do/Attractions at Aspen Beach Provincial Park
Enjoy a beach day at the sandy shores – great for paddling, sunbathing and swimming.
Sport fishing -The most sought-after fish are walleye and northern pike. Ice fishing in winter.
Summer Activities include waterskiing, windsurfing, fishing, boating, hiking
Winter activities include Ice Fishing, Skiing – Cross-country (4 km non-groomed trails), Snowmobiling
Power Boating – Lakeview campground boat launch suitable for small vessels only.
Snowmobiling – only on Gull Lake
Parks Day Celebration on July 19, 2014 – Details
Who all can go and enjoy ? -All
When to go to Aspen Beach Provincial Park?
Aspen Beach Provincial Park hours / timing
Camping Season: May 1 – Sept / October
Fishing season Gull Lake -See here
Apr. 1 to May 19 and Nov. 1 to Dec. 10 – CLOSED
May 20 to Oct. 31 and Dec. 11 to Mar. 31 – Walleye limit 0; Pike limit 3 over 63 cm; Perch limit 5; Lake Whitefish limit 5; Burbot limit 3.
Gull Lake’s Diversion Canal located in 34,35,36-40-1-W5 – Closed
How much will it cost to visit Aspen Beach Provincial Park?
Admission/Tickets Aspen Beach Provincial Park
Camping Fees: $23.00 to $44.00 per night
To reserve Campgrounds- 1-877-537-2757/ Reserve.AlbertaParks.ca
Cash, Debit Card, Mastercard, Visa accepted.
How to get to Aspen Beach Provincial Park?
Location & Directions to Aspen Beach Provincial Park
Aspen Beach Provincial Park is located in Bentley, 28 km north-west of Red Deer.
West of Lacombe, Take exit 422 B on Queen Elizabeth II (AB-2) and travel ~ 14 km on Highway 12 towards Bentley to reach the park.
How long will it take to see Beach Provincial Park?
Time Required to Visit Aspen Beach Provincial Park – 2 hours at least to enjoy the beach to a full day.
What about Amenities, Access & Parking Aspen Beach Provincial Park?
Washrooms.Fast food concession & grocery/supply store on-site.
Wheel chair accessible.
Free parking on site.
Campgrounds and accommodations Aspen Beach Provincial Park
1. Ebeling Beach – Day use site : Facilities include Change rooms, Firepits, Flush toilets,Firewood sold on-site, water tap, pay phone.
2. Over night campgrounds –
Pier, Water hook-ups; Water Pump; Tap water; boat launch ramps; fire pits; firewood sold on-site; fish cleaning stations; flush toilets; pay phone; playground; sewage disposal station; showers.
Open May 1 to October 13.
b. Lakeview :Fee: Power/water/sewer sites $44.00/night (30 amp); power sites $32.00/night (15 amp); non-serviced sites $26.00/night; non-refundable $12.00 reservation fee- (more info : pictures and map)
Open May 1 to September 14.
Equipped with with power/water/sewer, power & non-power sites; boat launch ramps; fire pits; firewood sold on-site; fish cleaning stations; flush toilets; pay phone; playground; sewage disposal station; showers; tap water.
For more options for places to stay – see here