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The Lac La Biche Region is your gateway to the incredible woods and waters of the Lakeland. The region is a year-round playground for people in search of outdoor adventure, cultural connections and must-see events. We offer you the chance to discover something new and exciting, something to write home about, without even needing to go far from home.

Live like a modern voyageur and conquer the Lakeland Canoe Circuit, feel the rumble as wagon racers round the bend at Kikino Métis Settlement's Silver Birch Rodeo, or close your eyes and listen to the waves while you lie on the beach. What will be your Lac La Biche Region story?

Click here to read the Lac La Biche Region's 2018 Visitor Guide.

Provincial Parks and Outdoor Attractions    Boating and Fishing

Major Events   Camping and Glamping

Museums and Historic Sites   Hiking and Other Activities

Choose Your Trip Style

EXPLORE

EXPERIENCE

ESCAPE

Complete the three-day Lakeland Canoe Circuit, Alberta’s only backcountry paddling route, and sleep under the stars in one of only a few Dark Sky Preserves.

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Reel in the catch of a lifetime on one of over 150 lakes. For an adventure, head to a remote but world-class fishing hole in the boreal forest.

Behold the Northern Lights on a cold winter night, perhaps after a day of cross-country skiing.

Rent a canoe, kayak or paddleboard and tour the undeveloped islands of Lac La Biche Lake.

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Hike, ride and spot wildlife in old-growth forests that feel untouched by the outside world. Bring your binoculars and look for the hundreds of bird species that flock to our region.

See history come to life at the Lac La Biche Mission, and dive into the region’s impressive backstory at one of our local museums.

Immerse yourself in Indigenous culture at Beaver Lake Cree Nation and Heart Lake First Nation powwows.

Witness the high-octane thrills of the Winter Festival of Speed on the frozen surface of Lac La Biche Lake.

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In the summertime, indulge your inner mud racer at the Plamondon Mud Bogs.

Visit the Farmers Market on Friday afternoons for fresh produce and a community showcase of locally made, multicultural goods.

Put on your best Western attire and join in the fun at one of many local rodeos.

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Reserve one of hundreds of drive-in campsites, a cabin or even a tipi for a weekend getaway with rustic comforts.

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Golf our green fairways to heaven. The Lac La Biche Golf & Country Club has 18 holes in a spectacular lakefront setting. You can also check out the driving range at Plamondon Whitesands Resort.

Visit Fat Unicorn Brewery, south of Plamondon, and taste a locally brewed IPA, ale or lager.

Relax under the summer sun on a white sand beach.

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Browse the shops in Lac La Biche and Plamondon, free from the big-city hustle and bustle. We promise small shops with big finds.

Head to the Lac La Biche Legion for Steak Night every Friday evening, get to know the locals and take in the incredible sunset from the deck.

Driving Directions

Lac La Biche County is easy to find and easy to explore. 

  • From Edmonton (approx. two hours and 30 minutes of driving time):
    • Follow Highway 28 north for 145 kilometres, then turn left onto Highway 36. Follow Highway 36 north for 70 kilometres, through Kikino Métis Settlement and straight into the hamlet of Lac La Biche.
      • To go to Plamondon, follow Highway 55 west from the hamlet of Lac La Biche for 25 kilometres, then turn right onto Highway 858. Follow Highway 858 north for three kilometres into Plamondon.
  • From Fort McMurray (approx. three hours of driving time):
    • Follow Highway 63 south for 240 kilometres, then turn left onto Highway 55. Follow Highway 55 east for 15 kilometres, then either turn left onto Highway 858 to go to Plamondon (three kilometres north) or continue on Highway 55 for another 25 kilometres to go to Lac La Biche.
    • Alternate route: Follow Highway 63 south for 15 kilometres, then turn left onto Highway 881. Follow Highway 881 south for 260 kilometres, then turn right onto Lakeland Drive. Follow Lakeland Drive for seven kilometres and straight into the hamlet of Lac La Biche.
      • To go to Plamondon, follow Highway 55 west from the hamlet of Lac La Biche for 25 kilometres, then turn right onto Highway 858. Follow Highway 858 north for three kilometres into Plamondon.