Cold Lake Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

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  • Cold Lake PP

    Effective:  October 6, 2021

      • Water at Cold Lake Provincial Park will be shut down effective Wednesday, October 6.  
      • This will affect all water systems throughout the park including shower building and flush toilets.
      • The sewer dump station will be closed as well.

  • Construction Advisory - Construction at Cold Lake PP

    Effective:  September 29, 2021

      Municipal water & sewer lines are being installed from the City of Cold Lake into Cold Lake Provincial Park. The park is still accessible for day user visitation, but please be cautious around any areas where construction may be occurring. 

      • Please watch for roadside construction, workers on site, and follow any additional signage directions or speed limits.
      • Traffic may be down to one-lane at time to accommodate construction along roadways, please be cautious when traveling in the area. 
      • This construction project is expected to be completed by end of May 2021. 

  • Construction Advisory - Upgrade for Cold Lake Provincial Park

    Effective:  September 28, 2021

      • Construction is to start October 12 and completed by December 3, 2021
      • Construction will include the following:
        • Day Use parking lot upgrade.
        • Boat launch; will be closed for about 1 week.
        • Boat launch parking lot; will be closed for about 3 weeks.
        • Loops E & F.

  • Blue-Green Algae - Cold Lake

    Effective:  August 9, 2021

      Blue-green algae bloom has been identified for Cold Lake.

    General precautions
    • Avoid all contact with blue green algae blooms. If contact occurs, wash with tap water ASAP.
    • Do not swim or wade in any areas where blue-green algae is visable.
    • Do not allow your pets to swim or wade in these areas or to eat fish or fish trimmings from the lake.
    • Consider limiting human consumption of fish from the lake.

    For detailed information, go to Alberta Health Services Blue Green Algae Health Advisories. Please refer to the specific advisory for this lake.

    Blue-green algae bloom advisories are issued and rescinded by Alberta Health Services. Typically, advisories are lifted in late autumn, when water temperatures are so cool that blue green algae growth is no longer supported.

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