Exploring Alberta’s Provincial Parks: Young’s Point

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About Young’s Point

Young’s Point Provincial Park is located in Northern Alberta along the north shore of Sturgeon Lake. the park was created in 1971 to preserve the boreal forests in the area. It was named after local homesteader Frederick Campbell Young. The park is 30.5 square kilometers making it a medium size provincial park.

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Summer at Young’s Point

Young’s Point has many summer activities for visitors to enjoy. The lake offers lots of options when it comes to cooling off such as swimming at the beach, canoeing, kayaking, water skiing, wind surfing, fishing, boating, and sailing. On land, visitors can view birds and wildlife, camp, geocache, play horseshoes, mountain bike, and hike. There are interpretive programs available as well.

Winter at Young’s Point

In the wintertime – ice fishing, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling (off site) are popular in Young’s Point Provincial Park.

Camping at Young’s Point

Young’s Point Provincial Park has a decent size campground.

CampgroundAmenitiesType of SiteAmount AvailableCost/Night
Young’s Point Campground
(May 18 – October 9)
Firepits, firewood, flush toilets, pay phone, outhouses, playground, showers, sewage dump, water (tap), power hookups.Power (15/30 amp)58$38.00
Power (premium) (15/30 amp)17$40.00
Unserviced Campsites27$30.00
Unserviced (premium)17$40.00
Group CampingFirepits, firewood, horseshoes, power, playground, hand launch, pier, cook shelter, outhouses, water (tap)12 Power + 13 Unserviced25 units$230/5 units + $34/extra unit + $7 Power
This data is accurate as of 2023

Day Use at Young’s Point

Young’s Point has a year round day use area that has some well developed amenities. There are firepits, firewood, flush toilers, lifejacket loaner stations, playgrounds, fish cleaning stations, a boat launch, a pier, a cook shelter, and water (tap).


Distances to Alberta Cities

Distance to Calgary: 684km

Distance to Edmonton: 386km

Distance to Red Deer: 506km

Distance to Lethbridge: 857km

Distance to Grande Prairie: 95km

Coordinates: 55°08’35.5″N 117°34’21.6″W

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