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Forfar Recreation Park

NE-25-64-25-W4 Colinton, Alberta T0G 0R0
Open 5/10/24 - 9/30/24
72 Sites

Forfar Recreation Park is situated on the south-east bank of Long Lake, a great spot for waterskiing, fishing, and enjoying a day at the beach. There is a total of 73 un-serviced campsites, along with a group camping area and cookhouse wired for generators. An ATV storage compound, boat launch, RV dump, fish cleaning station, and non-potable well water are some of the amenities you'll find here.



Dump/Sani Station
Boat Ramp/Launch
Swimming Beach
Day Use Area
Seasonal Campsites
Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
Firewood ($)
Fish Cleaning Station
Group Camping Area
Unserviced/Primitive Sites


Campground Information

Seasonal Sites36
Camping Rates$25.00/night $10.00 Day Use fee $10.00 Boat Launch fee $200.00/night Group site fee
Max Length (of RV)60 ft

About the Owner

Contact the property
Phone: (780) 675-5253
Fax: (780) 675-5512

Get Directions
Latitude: 54.569898623788134
Longitude: -113.64301817778062


1. Seasonal Bookings:

  • "Seasonal" shall be defined as an authorized booking from mid-May (approximately) through to mid-September for an individual campsite without additional services.
  • Seasonal applications must be requested through the Athabasca County Administration Office, and such requests may be made commencing the first working day of January and will be received until the last working day of January of the camping year; during regular business hours.
  • For more information regarding Seasonal Camping please visit our website:

2. Other Reservations:

a) Reservations must be made online. The online registration system will open at 8:00 a.m. on the first working day of March. Campers must provide the following in order to make a reservation:

• Arrival and departure dates.

• Name.

• Telephone number.

• Type and size of camping unit (i.e. tent, tent trailer, travel trailer, motorhome, etc.).

b) Full payment of the entire campsite fees for all bookings will be required.

c) Failure to check in by 9:00 p.m. or give notice to late check-in on the first night of reservation will result in the forfeiture of any current or future right to the reservation and campsites will be made available for booking using the online system.

3. Group Camping:

a) Reservations for Group campsites at Forfar Recreation Park will commence at 8:00 a.m. on the first working day of March of the camping year during regular business hours. Group bookings must be made online.


a) No accessory structures or site alterations are permitted on any campsite.

b) Guaranteed check-in time is 4:00 p.m.; checkout time is 2:00 p.m.

c) Quiet time is between the hours of 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.

d) Maximum occupancy shall be fourteen (14) consecutive days in each campsite

e) A maximum of six (6) adults and their dependent children may occupy a campsite.

f) Firewood is available for purchase at a cost of $10.00 per 1.5 cubic foot (approximate) bundle from the Campground Manager.


1. Individual Campsites:

A $7.00 booking fee is charged for all campground bookings using the online booking system. This fee is non-refundable when requesting a cancellation.

a) A nightly fee of $25.00 will be charged at Forfar Recreation Park.

b) Fee for a second unit in a campsite will be $15.00/unit/night. All units must be on the campsite. A second unit will only be permitted if the Campground Manager determines that the campsite has capacity for a second unit. Small tents used as part of an immediate family unit with no additional vehicles are exempt.

c) Each campsite shall be allowed two (2) vehicles. Each additional vehicle will be charged a $5.00 per day fee and shall park in designated public parking lots.

2. Group Campsites:

a) Available at a rate of $200.00 per night.

b) Up to thirteen (13) camping accommodation units. $15.00 for each additional unit/night. Group campsite fees must be paid in full at the time of booking.

3. Seasonal Bookings:

a) Available approximately mid­ May to mid-September:

• $1,800.00 for residents living within Athabasca County boundaries.

• $2,200.00 for residents living outside of Athabasca County boundaries.

4. Season / Day Pass:

a) Passes can be purchased at the Athabasca County Administration Office or the Campground Manager for a seasonal rate of $60.00 for two (2) vehicles.

b) Season day passes are good for any day use area or boat launch operated by Athabasca County.

c) Season day passes must be displayed prominently in your vehicle when in use.

d) A day use fee of $10.00 per vehicle per day will be charged.

e) A boat launch fee of $10.00 per launch will be charged.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations will be allowed up to 3 working days before the date of camping. The $7.00 online booking fee is non-refundable when requesting a cancellation. Campers will be required to call the Athabasca County Administration Office or Campground Manager to request a cancellation.

Privacy Policy

Athabasca County is committed to respecting the privacy of all its customers and to protecting all data about customers from outside parties. We do not sell, trade, rent or otherwise share your personal information with third parties without your consent. We may use personal data collected to communicate with you during your stay with us.