Waskesiu Foundation - Enhancing the Waskesiu Experience

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Prince Albert National Park camping update as of June 29:

  • Red Deer & Beaver Glen campgrounds are available to visitors with existing reservations
  • Unoccupied campsites in Red Deer & Beaver Glen are available to visitors on a first-come, first-serve basis
  • Reservations for Red Deer and Beaver Glen campgrounds resume at 8:00 am July 8
  • Make reservations by visiting the Parks Canada Reservation Service or call 1-877-737-3783
  • Sandy Lake, Namekus Lake and the Narrows campgrounds continue to operate on a first-come, first-serve basis

Here are the latest updates as of June 17 regarding the resumption of many services and facilities in Prince Albert National Park:

Facilities and services opening on June 22 in Prince Albert National Park:

  • Kingsmere Road past the Hanging Heart Lakes turnoff
  • All frontcountry campgrounds
  • Most backcountry campgrounds with the exception of those on Crean Lake opening June 29 (Crean Kitchen, Chipewyan, Big Island and Moose Bay)
  • Visitor Centre, in-person services limited to backcountry registration, fishing permit purchases, and trout tag issue. For all other visitor services contact 1-306-663-4522
  • Waskesiu Bears on the Beach playground
  • All kitchen shelters
  • Viewing towers at Spruce River Highlands and Height of Land
  • All lakes
  • All day-use areas

Facilities in Prince Albert National Park that remain closed:

  • oTENTiks are cancelled for the season
  • All shower facilities
  • Nature Centre
  • Group activities, events and interpretive programs continue to be suspended until further notice
  • Townsite staff continue to monitor telephone and email messages from home. For building permits and licences, and other lease inquiries, please see Waskesiu Townsite Administration

​​For more information on the latest updates regarding Prince Albert National Park and other facilities, visit the links below.