Outdoor Adventures


Rocky Meadows Country Get-Away

Clean up the Junk Yard with your opponents or have a Shoot Out at the OK-Corral! The outdoor paintball courses at Rocky Meadows Country Get-Away test the best. Open May to October. 13.4 km north of Bonnyville on Highway 41 and 3.4 km west on Township Road 624A. Book your fun at: www.rockymeadows.net
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Route 55 Paintball Ltd.

Route 55 caters to your needs seven days a week. Call to book your group. They supply everything you need for your day out. 2 km east of Cherry Grove on Highway 55. Turn right at the first approach after the sign.
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Polar Ball Pursuit Games

Planning a birthday party, bachelor party, corporate or team event? Polar Ball Pursuit Games in Bonnyville is the best choice for friendly competition. We specialize in your private group booking. Four km north of Bonnyville on Range Road 455. Call for details and pricing.
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Route 55 Paintball

Enjoying The Water

Canadian Bighorn Resort

Jeff will take you on pontoon boat excursions on Crane Lake or Wolf Lake. Guests can also stay in two rustic-style cabins at the Canadian Bighorn Resort. The furnished cabins accommodate up to four people with access to full amenities in the lodge.
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Hamilton House Bed & Breakfast

Tour the Hamilton's private lake. Rental canoes onsite, with life jackets and paddles supplied. Three docks access hiking trails around the lake. Or enjoy the island with guest cabin for a stopover lunch or weekend retreat. Hourly, morning, evening or daily rentals. Located 10 minutes southeast of the City of Cold Lake on Highway 55.
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780.594.7257 or 780.812.6525

Franchere Boat Rentals

Located on Franchere Bay, Moose Lake.
Rent 14 foot aluminum boats with 15 or 9.9 horsepower engines.
Franchere Rentals

L&D Marine Rentals Ltd.

Based on Moose Lake to serve the Lakeland area. Recreational and fishing boat rentals and Sea-Doo rentals; water sport equipment rentals. Equipment can be rented and pulled to the lake of choice by the customer or picked up on the south end of Moose Lake. Rentals are appointment based. Call or email anytime. L&D Marine also sells Amsoil lubricants for marine, ATV, motorcycle and snowmobiles year round.

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Wicked Watersport Rentals

Mobile watersport rentals specializing in Flyboarding lessons and rental. Based on Kinosoo Beach in Cold Lake, with private booking available at all local lake locations. Rent Flyboards, Paddle Boards, single or double Kayaks, Peddle Boats, Boogie Boards and volleyball equipment. Check Facebook for special event dates.

Wicked Watersports Rental

Wagon and Sleigh Rides

Cowboy Town

Try a new gait. Hop aboard and explore Cowboy Town, enjoying the rhythmic movement of a horse-drawn sleigh. Rides are customized to your time frame. Located west of Ardmore.

Canadian Bighorn Resort

Book a day visit, or a weekend in a rustic cabin at Canadian Bighorn Resort. Top off your stay with a horse-drawn sleigh ride through the boreal forest. Located eight km north of La Corey on Highway 41 (Range Road 460), turn left on Township Road 640 and then north (right) on Rge. Rd. 461.


Muriel Lake M.D. Park's 13 km trail system provides a challenge to the seasoned hiker or biker. Moose Lake Provincial Park provides plenty of wildlife action on its six km of trails. Walk or ride along the 10 km Wetlands Trail around Jessie Lake which borders the Town of Bonnyville. Bird and wildlife sightings are plentiful. Nature lovers always enjoy Cold Lake Provincial Park's excellent 11.5 km trail system. The 12 km paved Millennium Trail takes you through the City of Cold Lake and into 4 Wing. The trail also connects to the Heritage Trail along the lakeshore. African Lake Trail in Cold Lake is a 6.4 km nature trail, ideal for hiking and mountain biking.

Don't forget to check out the new mountain biking trails near the Cold Lake Museums. Find out more on the group's Facebook page.


The Cold Lake Motocross Association has a state-of-the-art raceway providing the highest calibre of motocross track in the field today. Annual events include trade shows, race weekends, training and provincial races. Yearly and daily memberships are available.

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ATV Riding

The 300 km multi-use Iron Horse Trail connects many of the area's natural gems and tourist attractions. The Beaver River Trestle, at one kilometer long and 60 metres high, is one of the highlights of the Trail. Riders can use the Iron Horse Trail to access countless kilometres of backcountry trails and cutlines that weave through the region's more rugged terrain. Riders looking to explore the entire Cold Lake/Bonnyville area can hook up with the Iron Horse Trail at a variety of entry points. The Iron Horse Trail branches in three directions from mile zero at Abilene Junction. To the northeast is Bonnyville, to the west is Smoky Lake and Waskatenau, and to the southeast lies St. Paul, Elk Point and Heinsburg.

There are designated ATV trails at Muriel Lake's Spring Beach Campground. Well-used trails are also located north of Crane Lake and the May Lake Trail is northwest of Cold Lake. Cutline trails can be found around Wolf Lake.

 Iron Horse Trail

Boreal Forest Guides

The Boreal Forest Guides look forward to helping you find the best Lakeland Adventure to suit your needs. For adults there are Canoe Treks, while youngsters can sign up for swimming lessons at Crane Lake. Staff has many years of combined wilderness skills. The summer is packed full of courses, adventures, or guides can tailor a trip suited to your needs. Join them for an amazing adventure. Check the website for regular updates.

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Recreational Shooting

Bonnyville Shooting Sports Association

The club promotes the safe and enjoyable pastime of leisure and competitive shooting for all disciplines. It is partially open to the public. It is a provincially regulated shooting range certified for handguns, rifles, shotguns and archery. There are three pistol ranges, 100 metre archery range, rifle range - 100, 200, & 300 metres. They have trap, skeet, and sporting clay for shotguns. Trap/Skeet/Sporting shooting is held on Wednesday nights and Sunday afternoons and is open to all. The shotgun area is also open for private parties, corporate team building and events. The range is located eight km south of the Bonnyville Neighbourhood Inn. The club is now offering Black Badge training for pistol shooting and will be offering courses in 2017 for the non-restricted and restricted PAL. They will be holding IPSC league practices and other events. Please look at the calendar on the website for all events and courses.

Cold Lake Fish And Game Club

The non-profit club promotes safety, knowledge and skill in outdoor activities like fishing, hunting, camping, target shooting, AirSoft and archery. Members have access to the club's private 650m rifle range, 25m temporary restricted range, shotgun trap only area, biathlon/archery sight-in and walking range and AirSoft game area. Training courses and events to promote competition and learning are provided throughout the year. Working to attain permanent certification for restricted firearms. Memberships can be purchased at Canadian Tire in Cold Lake. Located off of Highway 897 near the back gate to 4 Wing (rifle range) or south of Highway 55 at Range Road 434 (access to archery and AirSoft sections). Check Facebook for special event dates. Check website and Facebook for range closures due to construction. Club general meetings every second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. in the 784 Wing building Cold Lake South.

Cold Lake Fish and Game

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780.207.0852 (Rick Jackson CLF&GC President)


There are plenty of big game opportunities in the Bonnyville/Cold Lake Region, along with game birds. In the woodlands, trophy game is always a possibility. The lush boreal forest and abundance of water bodies provide the perfect breeding ground for a wide variety of game. Whitetail and mule deer, moose, bear and a host of upland and migratory game birds, make every hunting excursion an adventure. Please pick up the annual Alberta Guide to Hunting Regulations for information on licenses and designated hunting areas.

Other Adventures

The following are other great outdoor adventures:

  • Boat Rentals
  • Horseback Trail Rides
  • Paintball
  • Motocross