About Gooseberry Lake
Gooseberry Lake Provincial Park is a small provincial park (0.9km2) located in eastern Central Alberta near the Saskatchewan border. It was created in 1932 making it one of Alberta’s older provincial parks. The lake is a great location for birding and camping.
Summer at Gooseberry Lake
Popular summer activities at Gooseberry Lake include biding, fishing, hiking (front country), camping, group camping, and mountain biking. This lake is designated as an important bird area due to its large numbers of shorebirds stopping over during their migrations.
There land activities that visitors can enjoy such as golfing at the golf course located in the park, enjoying a rodeo on fathers day weekend just north of the park, or stargazing at the billions of stars visible in the dark skies above Gooseberry Lake.
Winter at Gooseberry Lake
There isn’t any access to Gooseberry Lake Provincial Park between mid-October and early-May.
Camping at Gooseberry Lake
Gooseberry Lake Campground is the provincial park’s campground and there is three group areas.
|Campground||Amenities||Type of Site||Amount Available||Cost/Night|
|Gooseberry Lake Campground|
(May 15 – September 15)
|Firepits, firewood (for sale), cook shelter, playground, showers, spray park and wading pool, sewage dump, golfing.||Power (15/30 amp)||6||$35.00|
|Water/Power (15/30 amp)||18||$35.00|
|A||Larger group site with camp kitchen||Unserviced||5 units||$200/5 units|
|B||Unserviced||12 units||$300/10 units + $20/extra unit|
Day Use at Gooseberry Lake
There is a day use area at Gooseberry Lake that contains change rooms, spray park/wading pool, water (tap), pay phone, firepits, picnic shelter, firewood (for sale), and outhouses.
Distances to Alberta Cities
Distance to Calgary: 368km
Distance to Edmonton: 289km
Distance to Red Deer: 232km
Distance to Lethbridge: 410km
Distance to Grande Prairie: 748km
Coordinates: 52°07’03.5″N 110°45’51.4″W