Musreau Lake Recreation Area, Alberta
Musreau Lake is located 70 km south of Grande Prairie, Alberta, on Highway 40 and 4 km east on gravel road. Grand Cache is 113 km south of the Musreau Lake.




Musreau Lake Sign - more info

Musreau Lake Campsite - more info

Overall Map of Campground - more info

Map and VIDEOS - more info
f you haven't been to Musreau Lake Recreation Area in a while there have been some changes to it done in 2010. A new group camping area has been built and the boat launch has been moved to a second day use area (the old group use) to reduce congestion at the beach. Power vessels are now prohibited in the beach area. There are no services at the campsites.


Boat Launch - more info


Musreau Lake Pier - more info


Shore Line - more info

Woodpecker Trail - more info




HISTORY OF MUSREAU LAKE , ALBERTA

The name Musreau is of aboriginal origin and one of the meanings of Musreau is, "something noisy or devil-like." The Cree were the first to hear loud noises coming from the lake during the winter. Pockets of gas formed near the bottom of the lake and eventually rose to the surface creating enough pressure to crack the ice. As early as 1915, it was the name that was recorded on government maps. The other meaning of Musreau is said to be a Cree word for a young moose. Moose River is located nearby.

There are some general rules of the park that must be obeyed including Off Highway Vehicles prohibited in the park. VIEW INFO
Sunset at Musreau Lake VIEW PHOTO
Fallen Tree VIEW PHOTO




Sandy Beach at Musreau Lake (photo above)

Not very many people can catch a fish at Musreau Lake. The lake has a rare minnow that seem to be thriving in the lake but they are quite small. Even though the lake has not been stocked for a number of years, the park attendant (of a few years ago) claims the rainbow trout, bull trout and burbot are starting to make a slight come back. (Some have challenged that this is incorrect) On hot summer days, they stay close to the bottom of the lake, which is reported to be at least 55 feet deep in some places.

Musreau Lake is a spring fed lake that provides a quiet and relaxing environment.


NOW POSTED Events of the Peace Country

Sign near Beach - more info


Unusual Split Rock - more info

Cooking on Campfire - more info

Pets Enjoy the Lake - more info


Shelter in Group Area - more info


Picnic in Day-Use Area - more info


Fishing off the Dock - more info

Self Registration - more info
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