Hilliard's Bay Provincial Park

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Advisories

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  • Hilliard's Bay Firewood Shortage

      August 5, 2020

      • Hilliard's Bay is experiencing firewood supply shortages and firewood can not be guaranteed. 
      • Campers are recommended to bring their own firewood when possible.  
      • Under no circumstances is it permissible to cut or burn vegetation or dead fall as firewood, and restrictions against moving firewood inter-provincially are still in effect.
      • We apologize for any inconveniences this may cause, but we appreciate your cooperation and understanding.

  • Bear Warning - Hillard's Bay Campground

      July 28, 2020

      There have been many bear sightings in the campground over the past few days. Conservation officers are monitoring the situation and attempting to trap the bear.

      It is essential for all campers to keep their campsites clean. Garbage should be placed immediately in the bear-proof garbage containers. When you are not on your campsite, food, pet food, and any other scented products (eg. deodorant, toothpaste) must be locked up in cars or RVs.

    Although an advisory is in place for this area, bears can be encountered anywhere in the Northwest Region at any time. To avoid a surprise encounter with a bear:

    • Make plenty of noise and travel in groups.
    • Be aware of your surroundings. Look and listen for bears and their signs.
    • Keep your pet on a leash.
    • Carry bear spray. Make sure it’s easily accessible, and know how to use bear spray.
    • Learn more about bear safety review the Bear Smart Brochure.
  • Beach submerged

      July 13, 2020

      Lesser Slave Lake is experiencing higher than normal water levels this summer, with the result that beaches around the lake are nearly completely submerged.

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