Parks, Campgrounds and Recreation Areas

Pratt's Landing

Located along the Peace River downstream from Carter’s Camp and upstream from Historic Dunvegan, this campground and recreation area is a hidden gem. Pratt's Landing campground offers 15 overnight non-serviced camping sites equipped with firepits and picnic tables, as well as an overnight group camping area. Stocked firewood, non-potable water and outdoor toilet facilities are available to all visitors. Other amenities include ample day use areas, a kitchen shelter (with stove), a playground, horseshoe pits and a maintained boat launch. The best part? There are no user fees! 

Pratt's Landing can be accessed by watercraft (canoes, kayaks, and riverboats) or by vehicle by travelling 32 kilometres west on Highway 682 from the Town of Fairview.

For more information, visit Mighty Peace Tourism.

Maples Day Use Area

The Maples Day Use area, known to locals as "the Maples," is located to the west of Historic Dunvegan, approximately 26 kilometres south of the Town of Fairview by way of Highway 2. Steeped in history, this day use area is a must-see! 

Visitors can enjoy fishing, tossing horseshoes, hiking, or biking (on paved and gravel trails), a beautiful playground and exploring along the mighty Peace River. The large day use area is equipped with a cookhouse, firepits, picnic tables, non-potable water, and outdoor toilet facilities. Providing the perfect setting for a day trip, visitors to the Maples can also venture to Historic Dunvegan to explore local history and visit Dunvegan Gardens for shopping, mini-golf, and a delicious bite. 

Special Event Reservations

To reserve the Maples for special events, please contact the Administration Department at 780-835-4903. Importantly, the Maples Booking Policy requires the Maples to remain available for public use at all times. So, while reservation holders are provided private event signage, members of the public cannot be prevented from using the Maples during the private event. 

Dunvegan Provincial Park

Dunvegan Provincial Park is located east of and adjacent to Historic Dunvegan and is approximately 26 kilometres south of the Town of Fairview by way of Highway 2. Nestled in the Peace River valley, this Provincial Park offers a wonderful camping experience. Conveniently located, the campground boast ample amenities and visitors can explore the nearby Historic Dunvegan, Maples Day Use Area and Dunvegan Market Gardens. 

For more information, visit Alberta Parks online or contact 780-538-5350. 

Cummings Lake Campground & Recreation Area

This campground and recreation area is conveniently located just north of the Town of Fairview on Highway 732. This local hub boasts a privately owned and operated campground, which offers overnight, seasonal and group camping, as well as a popular assortment of recreational opportunities. Visitors to the campground and recreation area can canoe, kayak, paddle board on Cummings Lake or enjoy watching over 75 species of birds. Visitors can also walk, jog or run on the 11 kilometer trail network that connects the recreation area to the Fairview Golf Course and the Town of Fairview. 

Other amenities include: 

  • Playground
  • Ball diamonds and soccer pitches
  • Group use area with warm-up shelter
  • 10 horseshoe pits
  • Fairview Pioneer Museum

For more information about the Cummings Lake Recreation area or renting the ball diamonds, soccer pitches or group use areas, please contact the Town of Fairview Administration Office at 780-835-5461. 

For more information regarding Cummings Lake Campground visit them online or contact Ring Creek Recreation Company by email or by telephone at 780-835-8651.