Franchere Bay Provincial Recreation Area

Alberta Parks


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  • Water Advisory - Franchere Bay PRA - Bring Your Own Drinking Water

      July 27, 2020

      • Water is available on site but not potable.
      • Please bring your own water supply for use. 

  • Franchere Bay PRA - Firewood Sales

      July 27, 2020

      • NO Firewood Sales at Franchere Bay PRA on Wednesday & Thursdays.
      • Please purchase in advance, or plan to bring your own firewood for those weekdays. 

  • Blue-Green Algae - Franchere Bay Provincial Recreation Area

      July 7, 2020

      • A blue-green algae bloom has been identified in areas of Moose 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      • Blue-green algae bloom advisories are issued and rescinded by Alberta Health Services.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. 

Safety Links

Provincial Sources for Advisories