Lac La Biche County maintains dozens of outdoor areas for public use, including beaches and boat launches, parks and playgrounds, skating rinks and walking trails. The County also hangs decorative banners, hanging floral baskets and holiday decorations on major streets in the community.
In addition, the municipality maintains Willow Park Cemetery in the hamlet of Lac La Biche.
Water-based recreation options are one of the County's most enticing features. There are 13 municipal boat launches, giving boaters access to five of the largest and most accessible water bodies. Public launches exist on Lac La Biche Lake, Beaver Lake, Elinor Lake, Fork Lake and Square Lake.
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The County also installed a 200-foot floating dock in the hamlet of Lac La Biche in 2017. The dock is a great place to moor your boat temporarily, go fishing or watch the sunset. The dock is removed at the end of each boating season.
McArthur Park and Paul Richard Memorial Spray Park
McArthur Park is located in a beautiful lakefront setting in the hamlet of Lac La Biche. The park includes a public beach, and a swim platform with a slide is installed in the summer months. The area is home to the Paul Richard Memorial Spray Park, which is open from late May to early September and is free for the public to access. An adult exercise park and three baseball diamonds maintained by the County are just steps away as well.
A Lifejacket Loaner Station is among McArthur Park's summertime features. The kiosk lets visitors borrow and return lifejackets for free to use while swimming or boating.
Alexander Hamilton Park and Off-Leash Area
The entrance to Alexander Hamilton Park is on Lakeland Drive, at the eastern edge of the hamlet of Lac La Biche. The park contains a picnic shelter, the County's Community Garden, and a pond stocked with trout for fishing.
Alexander Hamilton Park has also been designated as an off-leash area for dogs, so residents and their four-legged companions can all benefit. Dog owners are required to keep control of their pets at all times.
Willow Park Cemetery is located at the intersection of 101 Avenue and Beaver Hill Road, in the hamlet of Lac La Biche. The cemetery provides a peaceful environment where life can be remembered and celebrated. Click here for information about arranging a burial or purchasing a plot or columbarium niche. The County will accommodate requests for specific plots when possible.
The cemetery also contains a cairn for people to commemorate loved ones whose burial information has been lost. For cemetery inquiries, please call (780) 623-1747 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.