Welcome to the Lake


Sylvan Lake's laidback nature and small town charm is warm and inviting. It's easy to see why Sylvan Lake is Alberta's premiere destination for lake lovers

Public Health Information and COVID-19

Sylvan Lake is open to visitors! Everyone is encouraged and expected to continue to follow all Alberta provincial public health regulations and recommendations including those for masking, group sizes, social distancing, and gathering. Public health orders and information are evolving. Plan ahead to ensure your best trip to Sylvan Lake! For the latest Alberta public health orders and Covid-19, visit alberta.ca/covid-19
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Trip Ideas


Legends of the Mermaid

Legends of the MermaidThe mermaid has captured the hearts and tails of Sylvan Lakers for decades.You may have noticed that mermaids are threaded throughout Sylvan Lake as art, in the Christmas decor, and in name. The most notable mermaid...

Resort Town Roots

Resort Town RootsCamping and cottages have a long history in Sylvan Lake. In fact, they’re just the stuff the community was built on and one of the things that makes Sylvan Lake so unique!Arriving at almost the same time as homesteaders,...

Finding Nature in Jarvis Bay Provincial Park

Jarvis Bay Provincial ParkJarvis Bay Provincial Park is located just five minutes out of town. Overlooking the lake, there are wooded trails throughout the park and the trails wind along the cliffs overlooking the lake. There is no direc...

Foraging in Edible Parks

Foraging in Sylvan Lake's Edible ParksGather wild food like raspberries, apples, currants, and saskatoons throughout Sylvan Lake’s edible parks. Foraging is a really neat way to explore nature and see what you can find. The excitement is...

Landlubbers Hit the Trails

Landlubbers Hit the TrailsOff the beach and into town are a series of connected trails that are perfect for walking, strolling, and biking for exercise and just to spend some time outdoors with a few good friends. Download a trails map o...

Beachside Patios

Beachside PatiosNowhere does patio weather like Sylvan Lake, and Lakeshore Drive is the perfect place for it! Unbelieveable views of the sunset in the evenings and beachside dining during the day. These are spots you have to check out!La...

Summertime Family Adventure Spots

Family Adventure SpotsEverybody loves a beach day. But don’t waste it sitting in one place! Within easy walking distance along the beach are too many great activities and things to see!The Sylvan Lake LighthouseThe Sylvan Lake lighthouse...

Sylvan Lake Beach

Sylvan Lake BeachSylvan Lake’s beachfront stretches west from the lighthouse east to 34 Street, a collection of grass park, walking trails, beach boardwalk, beachside shops, marina, boat launch, groomed picnic areas, and wilder natural a...

Boating on the Lake

Boating on the LakeYou can’t beat boating for a quintessential Sylvan Lake activity. Boating and water sports are especially popular on the lake for its depth and calm. From fishing boats to motor boats, and sail boats to even houseboats...

Lakeside Car Meet Ups

Lakeside Car Meet UpsIf you’re lucky, you might catch a peek at a car meet up somewhere along Sylvan Lake’s iconic Lakeshore Drive in the early evening throughout the spring and summer. Classic cars, hotrods, and groups of identical vehi...


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Things To Do

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