Exploring Alberta’s Provincial Parks: Winagami Lake

Winagami Lake in 1961

About Winagami Lake

Winagami Lake is located about 20km north of High Prairie on Highway 749. This is a popular bird watching, fishing, and boating lake in Northern Alberta. It was created in 1956.

See All Alberta Provincial Parks


Summer at Winagami Lake

In the summertime, there are a lot of lake based activities such as canoeing, kayaking, boating, water skiing, wind surfing, sailing, fishing and swimming. On the land there are volleyball courts, horseshoes, geocaching opportunities, hiking, and camping.

Winter at Winagami Lake

In the wintertime, ice fishing and snowshoeing, and cross country skiing are popular at Winagami Lake.

Camping at Winagami Lake

Winagami Lake Provincial Park has one campground and one group use area.

CampgroundAmenitiesType of SiteAmount AvailableCost/Night
Winagami Lake Campground
(May 18 – October 9)
Firepits, Firewood, Outhouses, Playground, Power, Sewage Dump, Water (tap), Flush Toilets, Wheelchair AccessiblePower (15 amp)49$38.00
Unserviced Campsites17$30.00
Group Camping11 Power Sites, 1 Unserviced12 units$230/5 units + $34/extra unit + $8 power sites
This data is accurate as of 2023

Day Use at Winagami Lake

Winagami Lake Provincial Park has one day use area with a wide range of ammenities. The entire day use area is wheelchair accessible. There is a boat launch, pier, fish cleaning stations, change rooms, cook shelters, firepits, firewood, playgrounds, water (tap), a horseshoe pit and outhouses. Liquor is allowed in this day use area as well.


Distances to Alberta Cities

Distance to Calgary: 697km

Distance to Edmonton: 398km

Distance to Red Deer: 549km

Distance to Lethbridge: 900km

Distance to Grande Prairie: 209km

Coordinates: 55°36’21.7″N 116°40’00.3″W

Alberta Parks Website