Exploring Alberta’s Provincial Parks: Aspen Beach

About Aspen Beach

Aspen Beach was Alberta’s first provincial park when it was first created in 1932. It is located in Central Alberta making it very accessible from Red Deer, Edmonton, and Calgary. The lake is perfect for all kinds of activities including hiking, water sports, canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing, geocaching, and camping.

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Summer at Aspen Beach

In the summertime, Aspen Beach is a popular place for hiking, boating, fishing, water skiing, and geocaching. They also have a large beach which is accessible for both campers and day use visitors. There is also a baseball diamond available.

Winter at Aspen Beach

In the wintertime, there is about 7km of groomed cross country ski trails. There are also trails available for snowshoeing – though the park management does request that users don’t snowshoe on the groomed ski trails. Also in the wintertime, there is no access to the lake itself.

Camping at Aspen Beach

Aspen Beach offers two large campgrounds: Brewers Campground, and Lakeview Campground. Both campgrounds are closed in the winter. Additionally, there is 3 group use areas.

Brewers Campground Campsites

Type of SiteAmount AvailableCost/Night
Power (30 amp)288$43.00
Winter Camping
(no water service or showers)
N/A$0.00
Unserviced7$35.00
This data is accurate as of 2023

Lakeview Campground Campsites

Type of SiteAmount AvailableCost/Night
Power (15/30 amp)151$43.00
Power/Water/Sewer (30 amp)77$59.00
Winter Camping
(no water service or showers)
N/A$0.00
Unserviced27$35.00
This data is accurate as of 2023
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Distances to Alberta Cities

Distance to Calgary: 188km

Distance to Edmonton: 144km

Distance to Red Deer: 41km

Distance to Lethbridge: 393km

Distance to Grande Prairie: 547km

Aspen Beach Coordinates: 52°27’51.9″N 113°59’12.2″W

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