Campground Description

With 33 camp sites and a majority of them being lakefront, we strive to keep the summers enjoyable with up-to-date information regarding surrounding businesses, such as, hotels, restaurants, and best prices options for fuel. In addition, Kehewin Cree Nation is located 3km North of Highway 41, beyond Kehewin, off highway 41 going East on Highway 28, you'll find Bonnyville, Alberta. Elk Point, Alberta is located 19.8km South of Highway 41. St. Paul, Alberta is located 38km East of Kehiwin Provincial Park off Highway 41.


Campground Administration Office Hours: 

Business phone: 1 (780) 815-7831 Monday to Friday - from: 8:00 am to: 5:00 pm (ask to speak with Kendrick)

Saturday to Sunday /Afterhours - Direct Message us on Facebook at “Kehewin Lake Campground.” (Monitored daily)

Email - (Monitored daily)

Local Attractions


Campground Amenities

  • Firepit (Campsites)
  • Firepit (Common)
  • Firewood (Charge)
  • Garbage Cans and Recycling Bins
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Parking Lot
  • Pet Friendly
  • Picnic Tables
  • Walk-in Sites

Campground Services

Campsite Types

  • Pull Through Sites
  • RV (60+ feet)
  • RV (<20 feet)
  • RV (<30 feet)
  • RV (<40 feet)
  • RV (<50 feet)
  • RV (<60 feet)
  • Tent


  • Beach
  • Boat Launch
  • Cycling trails
  • Dock
  • Fishing
  • Hiking

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Rules and Regulations:

(As the Leaseholder: Kehewin Cree Nation, will abide by Alberta Parks Rules and Regulations.)


The information that follows is intended as a general guide to some of the regulations under the Provincial Parks Act and a variety of other provincial and federal legislation that apply to recreational activities in provincial parks and recreation areas. Download our regulations brochure. The brochure is also available in other languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, Punjabi, Spanish, Tagalog.

Contravention of regulations may result in eviction, a court-imposed fine or a restitution order.

Regulations are enforced by conservation officers (peace officers in the Province of Alberta). Conservation officers work with local police authorities to ensure the safety of park visitors. Please contact 310-LAND (5263) for dangerous wildlife encounters, threats to personal or public safety or serious noise complaints. 



  • For the safety of both swimmers and boaters, please obey all signs at boat launches and on lakes.
  • Boats used on any water body must conform with the Canada Shipping Act and regulations.
  • Transport Canada has information about boating regulations and safety.




  • Please register your campsite.
  • Guaranteed check-in time: 3:00 p.m.
  • Check-out time: 12:00 p.m. at individual campsites, group camping areas and backcountry campsites.
  • In campgrounds, the maximum stay length is 14 consecutive nights; after 14 consecutive nights, you must vacate the campground for a minimum of 24 hours.
  • Only 14 consecutive nights can be reserved so to stay the maximum, multiple reservations must be made.
  • In group campgrounds, the maximum stay is 5 consecutive nights.



  • Camping permits are issued on a first come-first served basis EXCEPT where there is a campsite reservation service.
  • Camping fees are payable when the permit is issued.
  • You must immediately occupy the campsite designated by the permit with your camping accommodation unit (tent, trailer, or RV). If an accommodation unit is not present, the campsite may be re-assigned.
  • Camping permits are not transferrable.
  • You are not permitted to save campsites for others.
  • A maximum of 6 people may occupy a campsite UNLESS they all are members of the same family unit.


Equipment/People Permitted on a Campsite

  • The maximum number of camping accommodation units, motor vehicles, and towed equipment permitted on a campsite is three, and only two of these may be used as sleeping quarters (accommodation units).
  • Exception: if two tents are used as sleeping quarters (accommodation units), two motor vehicles, or one motor vehicle and one piece of towed equipment are permitted on the campsite if it is large enough.
  • The camping fee is usually charged for each accommodation unit on a campsite, with a few exceptions. For example, if the second accommodation unit is a tent and there is only one motor vehicle registered to the site, there is no additional charge for the tent.
  • A campsite must be large enough to accommodate the maximum number of allowable units. Depending on a campsite's design and dimensions, a campground manager may decide that only one camping accommodation unit may be assigned to that campsite. Call the campground directly to find out if a second unit will be permitted upon check-in.
  • No more than six people may occupy a campsite unless they are all members of the same single-family unit.
  • Download the Regulations in Alberta's Provincial Parks & Recreation Areas pamphlet.


Deal with Waste Properly

  • Liquid and solid waste must be disposed of in receptacles provided.
  • Pouring wastewater on open ground or in sump holes dug beneath trailers is prohibited.
  • Where waste receptacles are not provided, waste must be carried out of the area for disposal.
  • Do not bathe or clean clothing, fish, or cooking/eating utensils near water fountains, taps and wells.


Be a Good Neighbor

  • Avoid excessive noise so that everyone can enjoy the peace and tranquility of parks.
  • Quiet hours are 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.
  • Loud partying, stereos at high volume and other rowdy behavior are not tolerated at any time.
  • Constantly running generators is considered excessive noise UNLESS required for medical reasons. Please use your generator in moderation.
    • Starting June 1, 2022, if you are camping at a campground participating in the pilot project, some different rules will be in effect. Please see the Fuel Generators section below for details.
  • Camping permit holders are responsible for the actions of all camping party members and any visitors to their campsite.


Fuel Generators

  • We are continuing to pilot fuel generator rules at participating sites in 2023, to reduce noise and improve camper experiences.
  • Fuel generator (gas, diesel, or propane) use is permitted only between the hours of 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in participating sites. Click here for more details.
  • A campsite occupant must be present while the fuel generator is being operated.
  • Unless mounted to a truck or trailer, fuel generators must be placed on designated campsite pads (the gravel or cement area of the campsite, excluding the driveway) when in use. Generators must always be clear of surrounding vegetation to reduce the risk of fire.
  • The fuel generator exhaust must not be pointed in the direction of a neighboring campsite.
  • Fuel generator use is not permitted in powered campsites except as required during a power outage for visitors requiring an electrical source for medical purposes (e.g., CPAP or BIPAP machine).
  • Visitors with medical needs who are unable to secure a campsite with electricity are advised to contact Alberta Parks in advance, with as much notice as possible, to determine if alternate arrangements can be made. Alberta Parks may grant a medical exemption if no alternative is available. Please click here and go to the bottom of the page to submit an exemption request for your visit.
  • Visitors should note that a neighboring campsite during their stay may have a medical exemption.


Day Use

  • Available for public use from 7:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. only


Fire Prevention

  • Campfires are permitted only in facilities provided.
  • Never leave your campfire unattended. Ensure your campfire is completely out before returning for the night and before leaving your campsite.
  • Campfire bans and/or travel restrictions may be implemented when the fire hazard is extreme.
  • Campgrounds may be closed if a forest fire situation in the vicinity threatens public safety. Check public advisories.
  • To report a wildfire, call 310-FIRE (310-3473) toll free from anywhere in Alberta.


Firearms & Hunting

  • Hunting and carrying or discharging firearms are not permitted in most provincial parks and recreation areas.
  • Hunting is permitted in wild land parks and in some provincial parks and recreation areas. Check our hunting section for details about where and under what conditions hunting is allowed.
  • The Alberta Guide to Hunting Regulations contains detailed information about hunting licenses, hunting regulations and wildlife management units.
  • Dressing, hanging, and storing big game are not permitted without authorization from a conservation officer.



  • Use of fireworks is prohibited.









  • Except for Comfort Camping sites, Alberta Parks adult visitors may consume cannabis in their registered campsites, (including in RVs being used as a temporary residence in a registered campsite).
  • Adult visitors may consume cannabis in public areas where tobacco is permitted.
  • Cannabis is not allowed in motorized vehicles (i.e., cars, trucks, SUVs, and vans).
  • Tobacco and cannabis smoking and vaping are prohibited within 5 meters of playgrounds, sports or playing fields (e.g., bike skills parks), outdoor theatres (e.g., outdoor public education amphitheatres) and outdoor pools or splash pads (e.g., Sikome Aquatic Facility).


Motor Vehicles

  • Drive cautiously and obey all speed limits. Children may be playing in the area and campground roads are often used as pathways.
  • Keep all vehicles on designated roadways to prevent damage to trees and other vegetation.
  • Limited use of off-highway vehicles (OHV) may be permitted in some Alberta Parks’ sites. Where it is allowed, riders must stay on designated OHV trails and obey all signs. Check locations where OHVs are permitted. Please follows rules for responsible OHV use.



  • Pets are allowed in Alberta’s Provincial Parks and Protected Areas.
  • Dogs must be kept on a leash, no more than 2m in length, in campgrounds and day use areas and on trails.
  • Pets are not allowed in or around comfort camping sites.
    • Exception:  At Sir Winston Churchill Provincial Park, pets are allowed in an additional camping unit (trailer/tent) on site. Cabins #8 and #9 are pet friendly cabins. Guests will be charged an additional non-refundable fee of $20 per stay.
  • Except for certified partner dogs accompanying people with disabilities, pets are not allowed in public:
    • Swimming areas
    • Beaches
    • Buildings
  • Pets are not permitted on most groomed ski trails unless designated.
  • Please pick up after your pets.
  • Please ensure your dog doesn't bark excessively.
  • Read Dogs in Parks info sheet.


Plants & Fossils

  • It is illegal to remove, deface, injure, or destroy plants, fossils, and rocks.
  • Using dead wood lying on the ground (deadfall) for firewood is also prohibited.
  • Picking wild fruits and mushrooms MAY BE permitted IF you have verbal approval from the district conservation officer.



  • Do not approach, feed, or harass wildlife. These actions can cause a wild animal to feel threatened, which can pose a danger to humans and their pets. It is illegal to feed wildlife in provincial parks and recreation areas.
  • To Report A Poacher phone 1-800-642-3800 toll-free from anywhere in Alberta.


Crime Prevention

We experience very little serious crime in our parks and with your co-operation, we can keep it that way.

  • Store your camping gear and valuables securely.
  • Mark your camping gear and valuables to deter thieves.
  • Report vandalism to conservation officer or police.
  • Be a good neighbour - help protect others' property.


      Day Use: 

Most of Alberta's parks allow day use. 

  • Facilities and services provided to support day use vary significantly.
  • Natural areas are day use-only sites and most have no facilities or services, although some offer very basic facilities such as a parking areas and privies.
  • A few provincial parks are also day use-only (i.e. Glenbow Ranch and Lois Hole Centennial). Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park and Fish Creek Provincial Park are day use-only sites that are equipped with extensive facilities and services.

Please use our Find A Park search function to locate a day use area:

  • with certain facilities or amenities (like a playgrounds or picnic shelters);
  • where you can do certain activities (like swimming or hiking); or
  • that is near a certain city or town.

Group Day Use

Most group day use areas are first come-first served. However, a few can be reserved by phoning the park. 

After May 1, group camping areas may be reserved for group day use activities IF they have not been reserved for group camping. Phone the campground to check availability.



Cancellation Policy

(Please cancel 2 days prior to arrival for a full refund minus any applicable fees.)


2-days Cancellation Policy: customer will get their full refund if they decide to cancel 2-days before their original booking. Customer(s) must cancel their reservation no later than 11:59pm (Mountain Time Zone) before the date of their desired booking, to be eligible for the full refund.


If, the customer(s) decide to cancel within the 2-days of their original booking, and they are not physically checked into their reserved campsite before 3:00pm of their original desired date. Administration will conduct a follow-up call, if the employee receives your voicemail, administration will then initiate a second follow-up call within a prompt time frame. If, the employee is unable to reach you in the second call, administration will then forward a third call from Management, In the third call, the goal is to delegate a cohesive and cooperative outcome for both our respected clientele and stakeholders. (Management decision depending, some exceptions may apply.)


If, customer(s) cancel within 2-days of their original booking, the customer(s) will be charged a cancellation fee of 50% of original booking price. (Sub-total + tax) 50% of original booking price will be non-refundable to the customer. (Management decision depending, some exceptions may apply.)

(As the disposition, we state that there is no alteration in regards to correlation, marketing, worldview, nor regulation and legislation, between that of Alberta Parks, and Kehewin Cree Nation.)

Housekeeping Rules:

With all due respect, please find the nearest green garbage bin as they are emptied every third day. Also, please DO NOT dump your garbage in the fire pits, or in any other place, other than allocated green garbage bins, in addition, blue steel bins are for recycling. If the cleanliness and supply stock of the facilities are not up to standards, please direct message us on Facebook, or email us @ there is currently two admins, and our goal is to reply promptly to all general inquiries. 

If you have an emergency, please call 911 first, and then contact Ken Dion, please direct message us on our Facebook page for the requisition of his personal number. (Kehewin Lake Campground Facebook page is monitored daily.)

Upon check-out, be sure to check and see if your fire has been properly put out, garbage and recyclables are disposed of, and please remove any potential sharp objects from your reserved area. 

If you have any further questions or concerns, please give Kehewin Consultation a call at 1 (780) 815-7831 and ask to speak with Kendrick regarding anything involving the Kehewin Lake Campground ay hiy.



- Firewood alert! 
You (the camper) are advised not to bring your own firewood. Help stop the spread of forest pests, Dutch elm disease and emerald ash borer.

- Plan to buy firewood locally, burn on site, never bring firewood from your residential area.


No Potable Water available at Kehewin Provincial Recreation Area. 

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