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- June 1, 2020

Parks

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NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the Government of Alberta regulations on assembly and personal distancing, we ask regular users to please adhere to the guidelines in place for everyone's health and safety!

Day Use Parks (County owned & maintained)

Hillers Dam (53.2 acres) SE 13-32-29 W4M

  • OPEN
  • VISITORS REQUIRED TO COMPLY WITH ALBERTA HEALTH SERVICES (AHS) SOCIAL DISTANCING & MAXIMUM GATHERING GUIDELINES
  • COMMON AREAS SUCH AS WASHROOM FACILITIES AVAILABLE AT SOME DAY-USE LOCATIONS ARE NOT SEEING ENHANCED CLEANING OR SANITATION AND THEREFORE VISITORS SHOULD USE THEM AT THEIR OWN RISK AND ENSURE APPROPRIATE HYGIENE PRACTICES ARE FOLLOWED AFTER USE
  • Located on TWP 322 East of RR 10
  • Open seasonally
  • Day use area, no overnight camping
  • Picnic areas and walking trails
  • Annually stocked with Rainbow Trout by Alberta Environment & Sustainable Resources Development
  • No Charge for Access

William J. Bagnall Wilderness Park (34.7 acres) NW 30-29-5 W5M

  • OPEN
  • VISITORS REQUIRED TO COMPLY WITH ALBERTA HEALTH SERVICES (AHS) SOCIAL DISTANCING & MAXIMUM GATHERING GUIDELINES
  • COMMON AREAS SUCH AS WASHROOM FACILITIES AVAILABLE AT SOME DAY-USE LOCATIONS ARE NOT SEEING ENHANCED CLEANING OR SANITATION AND THEREFORE VISITORS SHOULD USE THEM AT THEIR OWN RISK AND ENSURE APPROPRIATE HYGIENE PRACTICES ARE FOLLOWED AFTER USE
  • Located off of HWY 579 west of RR 60
  • Open seasonally
  • Day use area only
  • 1.2km Hiking Trails, Picnic areas and Playground
  • Historical Skunk Hollow site
  • No Charge for Access

Davidson Park (1.8 acres) NE 33-31-5 W5M

  • OPEN
  • VISITORS REQUIRED TO COMPLY WITH ALBERTA HEALTH SERVICES (AHS) SOCIAL DISTANCING & MAXIMUM GATHERING GUIDELINES
  • COMMON AREAS SUCH AS WASHROOM FACILITIES AVAILABLE AT SOME DAY-USE LOCATIONS ARE NOT SEEING ENHANCED CLEANING OR SANITATION AND THEREFORE VISITORS SHOULD USE THEM AT THEIR OWN RISK AND ENSURE APPROPRIATE HYGIENE PRACTICES ARE FOLLOWED AFTER USE
  • Located on TWP 320 West of Intersection 760
  • Open seasonally
  • Day use area only
  • No Charge for Access
  • Access to Fallen Timber Creek

Day-use Parks (County owned & unmaintained)

Winchell Lake (40 acres) NE-3-29-5-W5M

  • OPEN
  • VISITORS REQUIRED TO COMPLY WITH ALBERTA HEALTH SERVICES (AHS) SOCIAL DISTANCING & MAXIMUM GATHERING GUIDELINES
  • COMMON AREAS SUCH AS WASHROOM FACILITIES AVAILABLE AT SOME DAY-USE LOCATIONS ARE NOT SEEING ENHANCED CLEANING OR SANITATION AND THEREFORE VISITORS SHOULD USE THEM AT THEIR OWN RISK AND ENSURE APPROPRIATE HYGIENE PRACTICES ARE FOLLOWED AFTER USE
  • PLEASE NOTE: The access road is not maintained by Mountain View County and is not recommended for vehicles. Users are advised to either use at their own risk, or to park near the entrance and access the area by foot
  • Located south of Water Valley on Rge Rd 52
  • East at T-intersection
  • Annually stocked with Rainbow Trout by Alberta Environment & Sustainable Resources Development
  • No charge for access
  • *A more rustic experience than other County day-use areas

For more information regarding Mountain View County Parks and Recreation Areas contact Jane Fulton, Assistant Director of Legislative, Community & Agricultural Services at 403-335-3311 Extension 184 or via email at ag@mvcounty.com.


Campgrounds (County owned)

Westward Ho Park (62 acres) NW 33-32-4 W5M

  • OPEN - CONTACT THE CAMPGROUND DIRECTLY (NOT VIA THE CAMPERS ASSOCIATION) FOR INFORMATION ON PROTOCOLS.
  • Located on RR 44 South of Highway 27
  • Year round camping, un-serviced sites
  • 212 seasonal sites, 50 private sites, group camping area (up to 300 sites)
  • Fire wood sold on site
  • Playground area, and two ball diamonds
  • Operated by Westward Ho Campers Association
  • Reach the WH Campground via Facebook

Water Valley Campground (12.3 acres) SW 2-30-5 W5M

  • PARTIALLY OPEN - THE SOUTH SIDE AND DAY-USE AREAS ARE OPEN, THE NORTH SIDE CONTINUES TO BE REMEDIATED FOLLOWING FLOODING.
  • Located on RR 52, 2.5 miles North of Water Valley
  • Seasonal Camping from May-October (weather permitting), unserviced sites
  • 2 separate camping areas separated by Little Red Deer River
  • 40 camping sites
  • For information on reservations and regulations contact Water Valley Park Campground Services operator Scott Davis at 403-463-3362
  • Reach the WV Campground via Facebook