Cypress Hills Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Reesor Lake Hut

Information: 403-893-3833 EXT: 5

    Experience the beautiful setting of Cypress Hills Provincial Park year-round in the comfort and seclusion of a hut or cabin.

    Browse our huts or call the Visitor Centre at 403-893-3833 EXT: 5 to choose the perfect hut for your next adventure.

Camping

Cabins Capacity Available Rate
4 Person Nov 1 - Sep 30 $ 100 / night

Amenities

    • One queen bed and one single over single bunk bed
    • Wood stove
    • Axe and shovel
    • Sink, 5 gallon pail
    • Broom, dust pan
    • Pots, pans, plates, bowls, cups and utensils (*not provided May 1 - September 30)
    • Dish soap, drying rack
    • Dining table and chairs
    • Close to outhouse toilets
    • Firewood (*not provided May 1 - September 30)

What to Bring

    • Cooking stove and fuel
    • Firewood (*provided November 1 - April 30)
    • Food and water
    • Bedding/sleeping bag
    • Towels and toiletries
    • Matches and newspaper for lighting the wood stove
    • Flashlights and/or lanterns
    • Appropriate clothing and footwear
    • Cell phone

Features

    Book a getaway in this private hut nestled in mixed lodgepole and white spruce forest. Reesor Lake, viewpoints, and trails are nearby, providing recreation opportunities for the whole family.

    This hut can accommodate 4 people with one bedroom and a sitting/eating area. There is lighting and 12v electrical outlets powered by solar panels and a wood stove for cozy winter nights. There are outhouses and a cook shelter available in the nearby campground.

    There is no vehicle access to Reesor Lake Hut. Summer Access - Parking is available at the entrance to Reesor Lake Campground and the hut is located approximately 150m walk from the parking area. A wagon is provided for campers to transport their belongings from the parking area to the hut. Winter Access - Parking is available at Reesor Dock, access to the hut is by ski or snowshoe along Reesor Lake Road, approximately 2.5km. If road access to Reesor Lake Dock is not available due to weather conditions, access will be from the Reesor Viewpoint, approximately 4.5km.

Please Note

    • There is no drinking water on-site, bring your own.
    • Dispose of grey water (e.g. dish water) in the outhouse.
    • Pack out all garbage.
    • To report illegal activity, threats to public/personal safety, serious noise complaints and dangerous wildlife encounters, phone 310-LAND (5263).
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    • In case of an emergency call 911.
    • There is no cell reception at this hut.

Rules

    • Payment and check-in/check-out is at the Campground Registration Booth (Visitor Centre, Sept-May).
    • Check-in time is 4:00 pm.  Early check-in is not guaranteed.
    • Check-out time is 12:00 noon.  Late check-out is not available.
    • Late Arrivals: If you are arriving after our hours of operation, please call ahead to the Visitor Centre to make special arrangements to access your comfort camping unit.  
    •  Cancellation policy: Cancellations must be made at least 72 hours prior to 2 p.m. on the day of check-in.  Cancellations may only be done by contacting the Reservation Line at 1-877-537-2757 or online at Reserve.Alberta.ca
    • Pets are not allowed in or around the buildings (with the exception of service dogs).
    • Smoking and/or vaping of tobacco and cannabis is strictly prohibited inside the buildings.

Maps & Guides

  • Driving Routes Map Cypress Hills PP, Map Battle Creek Campground Beaver Creek Campground Elkwater Campground Ferguson Hill Campground Firerock Campground Lakeview Campground Lodgepole Campground Old Baldy Campground Reesor Dock Campground Reesor Lake Campground Spring Creek Equestrian Campground Spruce Coulee Campground Aspen Ridge Group Use Highway 41 Group Use Main Group Use Nichol Springs Group Use Willow Creek Group Use Elkwater Hut CC Firerock Hut CC Graburn Hut CC Medicine Lodge CC Reesor Lake Hut CC Spruce Coulee Hut CC Tom Trott Hut CC Aspen Ridge Hut CC East End Day Use West End Day Use West-Central Day Use Spring Creek Trail Head and Shelter Day Use Spruce Coulee Trail Head / Rodeo Grounds Day Use Bull Trail Pullout Day Use Head of the Mountain Day Use Elkwater SF Learning Centre SF -- 1683 False
  • Elkwater Townsite Map Cypress Hills PP, map, Battle Creek Campground Beaver Creek Campground Elkwater Campground Ferguson Hill Campground Firerock Campground Lakeview Campground Lodgepole Campground Old Baldy Campground Reesor Dock Campground Reesor Lake Campground Spring Creek Equestrian Campground Spruce Coulee Campground Aspen Ridge Group Use Highway 41 Group Use Main Group Use Nichol Springs Group Use Willow Creek Group Use Elkwater Hut CC Firerock Hut CC Graburn Hut CC Medicine Lodge CC Reesor Lake Hut CC Spruce Coulee Hut CC Tom Trott Hut CC Aspen Ridge Hut CC East End Day Use West End Day Use West-Central Day Use Spring Creek Trail Head and Shelter Day Use Spruce Coulee Trail Head / Rodeo Grounds Day Use Bull Trail Pullout Day Use Head of the Mountain Day Use Elkwater SF Learning Centre SF -- 1683 False
  • Equestrian Park Guide with Map Cypress Hills PP, map, horse riding, Spring Creek Equestrian Campground Battle Creek Campground Beaver Creek Campground Elkwater Campground Ferguson Hill Campground Firerock Campground Lakeview Campground Lodgepole Campground Old Baldy Campground Reesor Dock Campground Reesor Lake Campground Spring Creek Equestrian Campground Spruce Coulee Campground Aspen Ridge Group Use Highway 41 Group Use Main Group Use Nichol Springs Group Use Willow Creek Group Use Elkwater Hut CC Firerock Hut CC Graburn Hut CC Medicine Lodge CC Reesor Lake Hut CC Spruce Coulee Hut CC Tom Trott Hut CC Aspen Ridge Hut CC East End Day Use West End Day Use West-Central Day Use Spring Creek Trail Head and Shelter Day Use Spruce Coulee Trail Head / Rodeo Grounds Day Use Bull Trail Pullout Day Use Head of the Mountain Day Use Elkwater SF Learning Centre SF -- 1683 False
  • Geology Fact Sheet Cypress Hills PP, Geology Fact Sheet Battle Creek Campground Beaver Creek Campground Elkwater Campground Ferguson Hill Campground Firerock Campground Lakeview Campground Lodgepole Campground Old Baldy Campground Reesor Dock Campground Reesor Lake Campground Spring Creek Equestrian Campground Spruce Coulee Campground Aspen Ridge Group Use Highway 41 Group Use Main Group Use Nichol Springs Group Use Willow Creek Group Use Elkwater Hut CC Firerock Hut CC Graburn Hut CC Medicine Lodge CC Reesor Lake Hut CC Spruce Coulee Hut CC Tom Trott Hut CC Aspen Ridge Hut CC East End Day Use West End Day Use West-Central Day Use Spring Creek Trail Head and Shelter Day Use Spruce Coulee Trail Head / Rodeo Grounds Day Use Bull Trail Pullout Day Use Head of the Mountain Day Use Elkwater SF Learning Centre SF -- 1683 False
  • Interprovincial Park Map Cypress Hills PP, map Battle Creek Campground Beaver Creek Campground Elkwater Campground Ferguson Hill Campground Firerock Campground Lakeview Campground Lodgepole Campground Old Baldy Campground Reesor Dock Campground Reesor Lake Campground Spring Creek Equestrian Campground Spruce Coulee Campground Aspen Ridge Group Use Highway 41 Group Use Main Group Use Nichol Springs Group Use Willow Creek Group Use Elkwater Hut CC Firerock Hut CC Graburn Hut CC Medicine Lodge CC Reesor Lake Hut CC Spruce Coulee Hut CC Tom Trott Hut CC Aspen Ridge Hut CC East End Day Use West End Day Use West-Central Day Use Spring Creek Trail Head and Shelter Day Use Spruce Coulee Trail Head / Rodeo Grounds Day Use Bull Trail Pullout Day Use Head of the Mountain Day Use Elkwater SF Learning Centre SF -- 1683 False
  • Campgrounds Cypress Hills PP, map, Lakeview Campground, Old Baldy Campground, Beaver Creek Campground, Elkwater Campground, Firerock Campground, Ferguson Hill Campground, Lodgepole Campground Battle Creek Campground Beaver Creek Campground Elkwater Campground Ferguson Hill Campground Firerock Campground Lakeview Campground Lodgepole Campground Old Baldy Campground Reesor Dock Campground Reesor Lake Campground Spring Creek Equestrian Campground Spruce Coulee Campground Aspen Ridge Group Use Highway 41 Group Use Main Group Use Nichol Springs Group Use Willow Creek Group Use Elkwater Hut CC Firerock Hut CC Graburn Hut CC Medicine Lodge CC Reesor Lake Hut CC Spruce Coulee Hut CC Tom Trott Hut CC Aspen Ridge Hut CC East End Day Use West End Day Use West-Central Day Use Spring Creek Trail Head and Shelter Day Use Spruce Coulee Trail Head / Rodeo Grounds Day Use Bull Trail Pullout Day Use Head of the Mountain Day Use Elkwater SF Learning Centre SF -- 1683 False
  • Orchids Checklist Cypress Hills PP, orchids, checklist Battle Creek Campground Beaver Creek Campground Elkwater Campground Ferguson Hill Campground Firerock Campground Lakeview Campground Lodgepole Campground Old Baldy Campground Reesor Dock Campground Reesor Lake Campground Spring Creek Equestrian Campground Spruce Coulee Campground Aspen Ridge Group Use Highway 41 Group Use Main Group Use Nichol Springs Group Use Willow Creek Group Use Elkwater Hut CC Firerock Hut CC Graburn Hut CC Medicine Lodge CC Reesor Lake Hut CC Spruce Coulee Hut CC Tom Trott Hut CC Aspen Ridge Hut CC East End Day Use West End Day Use West-Central Day Use Spring Creek Trail Head and Shelter Day Use Spruce Coulee Trail Head / Rodeo Grounds Day Use Bull Trail Pullout Day Use Head of the Mountain Day Use Elkwater SF Learning Centre SF -- 1683 False
  • Summer Trails Guide with Maps Cypress Hills PP, Map Trails: Beaver Creek Loop Cobble Miner Cougar Ridge Crocus Loop Ferguson Hill Road Firerock Highline Horseshoe Canyon Lakeside Lower Mystery Mazama Drop Mazma Mitchell Creek Mitchell Creek Connector Murray Hill Road Mystery Old Baldy Plateau Rangers Trail Ridgetop Rodeo Loop Shoreline Soggy Bottom Spring Creek Cross-Country Ski Trail System Sprinkler Spruce Coulee Sunset Tephra Trans Canada Turkey Trott Facilities: Cypress Hills Visitor Centre Battle Creek Beaver Creek Elkwater Ferguson Hill Firerock Lakeview Lodgepole Old Baldy Reesor Dock Reesor Lake Spring Creek Equestrian Spruce Coulee Aspen Ridge Highway 41 Main Nichol Springs Willow Creek Elkwater Cabins Firerock Cabins Graburn Hut Medicine Lodge Reesor Lake Hut Spruce Coulee Hut Tom Trott Hut Aspen Ridge Cabins East End West End West-Central Spring Creek Trail Head and Shelter Spruce Coulee Trail Head / Rodeo Grounds Bull Trail Pullout Head of the Mountain Elkwater Learning Centre Hidden Valley Ski Resort -- 1683 False
  • Winter Trails Guide with Map Cypress Hills PP, Map Trails: Beaver Creek Loop Cobble Miner Cougar Ridge Crocus Loop Ferguson Hill Road Firerock Highline Horseshoe Canyon Lakeside Lower Mystery Mazama Drop Mazma Mitchell Creek Mitchell Creek Connector Murray Hill Road Mystery Old Baldy Plateau Rangers Trail Ridgetop Rodeo Loop Shoreline Soggy Bottom Spring Creek Cross-Country Ski Trail System Sprinkler Spruce Coulee Sunset Tephra Trans Canada Turkey Trott Facilities: Cypress Hills Visitor Centre Battle Creek Beaver Creek Elkwater Ferguson Hill Firerock Lakeview Lodgepole Old Baldy Reesor Dock Reesor Lake Spring Creek Equestrian Spruce Coulee Aspen Ridge Highway 41 Main Nichol Springs Willow Creek Elkwater Cabins Firerock Cabins Graburn Hut Medicine Lodge Reesor Lake Hut Spruce Coulee Hut Tom Trott Hut Aspen Ridge Cabins East End West End West-Central Spring Creek Trail Head and Shelter Spruce Coulee Trail Head / Rodeo Grounds Bull Trail Pullout Head of the Mountain Elkwater Learning Centre Hidden Valley Ski Resort -- 1683 False
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  • Safe Boating Guide