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Campgrounds (County owned)

Westward Ho Park (62 acres) NW 33-32-4 W5M

  • Located on RR 44 South of Highway 27
  • Year round camping, un-serviced sites
  • 212 seasonal sites, 50 private sites, group camping area (up to 300 sites)
  • Fire wood sold on site
  • Playground area, and two ball diamonds
  • Operated by Westward Ho Campers Association

Water Valley Campground (12.3 acres) SW 2-30-5 W5M

***Notice: Water Valley Campground is currently closed for the 2018 season due to bridge construction

  • Located on RR 52, 2.5 miles North of Water Valley
  • Seasonal Camping from May-October (weather permitting), unserviced sites
  • 2 separate camping areas separated by Little Red Deer River
  • 40 camping sites
  • For information contact Water Valley Park Campground Services operator Scott Davis at 403-463-3362

Day-use Parks (County owned & maintained)

Hillers Dam (53.2 acres) SE 13-32-29 W4M

***Notice of Advisory of Blue-green Algae Blooms at Hiller's Dam (in effect July 30, 2018)

  • Located on TWP 322 East of RR 10
  • Open seasonally
  • Day use area, no overnight camping
  • Picnic areas and walking trails
  • Annually stocked with Rainbow Trout by Alberta Environment & Sustainable Resources Development
  • No Charge for Access

William J. Bagnall Wilderness Park (34.7 acres) NW 30-29-5 W5M

  • Located off of HWY 579 west of RR 60
  • Open seasonally
  • Day use area only
  • 1.2km Hiking Trails, Picnic areas and Playground
  • Historical Skunk Hollow site
  • No Charge for Access

Davidson Park (1.8 acres) NE 33-31-5 W5M

  • Located on TWP 320 West of Intersection 760
  • Open seasonally
  • Day use area only
  • No Charge for Access
  • Access to Fallen Timber Creek

Day-use Parks (County owned & unmaintained)

Winchell Lake (40 acres) NE-3-29-5-W5M

***Lake winter users are asked to refrain from taking vehicles onto the ice surface as of Dec. 12/18 due to thin ice conditions.

  • PLEASE NOTE: The access road is not maintained by Mountain View County and is not recommended for vehicles. Users are advised to either use at their own risk, or to park near the entrance and access the area by foot
  • Located south of Water Valley on Rge Rd 52
  • East at T-intersection
  • Annually stocked with Rainbow Trout by Alberta Environment & Sustainable Resources Development
  • No charge for access
  • *A more rustic experience than other County day-use areas

Wayside Park N' Fish (8.44 acres) NE-33-29-3-W5M

  • Located on Hwy 580 west of RR 33
  • Day use only
  • Parking
  • Access to Dogpound Creek

For more information regarding Mountain View County Parks and Recreation Areas contact Jane Fulton, Assistant Director of Legislative, Community & Agricultural Services at 403-335-3311 Extension 184 or via email at