With its always-ample seasonal snowfall and endless expanses of unspoiled wooded areas to explore, Lesser Slave River provides a truly breathtaking backdrop for any type of arctic adventure. The region’s extensive trail system and vast Lesser Slave Lake provide a host of opportunities for all manner of outdoor enthusiasts to explore.
PREPARE BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT. DRESS IN LAYERS AND ALWAYS WEAR A HAT. IT'S ALSO A GOOD IDEA TO CARRY EXTRA SOCKS AND A SWEATER.
Take in a truly one-of-a-kind winter landscape as you trek through a crisp white, snow-silent boreal forest on cross-country skis or snowshoes at the Nine Mile Creek Recreation Area. Search for animal tracks with the kids at Lesser Slave Lake Provincial Park. Any way you choose to enjoy it, winter is especially wondrous in Lesser Slave River.

Wonderful Winter Pursuits

Winter Camping

Winter camping is available at the Marten River campground group site on a first come first served basis. Please notify the park office if you plan on staying at the campsite. Fireplaces and wood are available. Pit toilets are near the picnic shelter.

Cross-Country Ski Trails

Devonshire Beach to Northshore

Ski along the whispering sands trail to the beach road and the Trans Canada Trail to Northshore. Explore the south end of the park behind ancient sand dunes and through jack pine forests; crest the beach ridge and follow it to the Northshore Day Use Area. This trail has some small steep hills and descents.

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