Exploring Alberta’s Provincial Parks: Lois Hole Centennial

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About Lois Hole Centennial

Lois Hole Centennial Provincial Park is located right up against Edmonton’s western municipal border. The park is situated on the shores of Big Lake which is fed by the Sturgeon River. The park was established in 2005 making one of the newer provincial parks in Alberta. Lois Hole is an important bird area and was established with conservation goals in mind.

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Summer at Lois Hole Centennial

Lois Park Centennial Provincial Park was created to protect the birds that frequent the lake and as such birding and photography are common activities in the park. It is also a good geocaching location with interpretive hikes. What makes this provincial park especially awesome is its close proximity to Edmonton. There are boardwalks in the park constructed by Ducks Unlimited Canada along the east shore of Big Lake.

Winter at Lois Hole Centennial

Winter activities are largely the same as the summer activities at Lois Hole Provincial Park.

Camping at Lois Hole Centennial

Lois Hole Centennial Provincial Park doesn’t have any camping available.

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This data is accurate as of 2023

Distances to Alberta Cities

Distance to Calgary: 326km

Distance to Edmonton: 23km (from city center)

Distance to Red Deer: 178km

Distance to Lethbridge: 529km

Distance to Grande Prairie: 445km

Coordinates: 53°36’15.7″N 113°44’30.3″W

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