©

Lac La Biche trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Lac La Biche

Trip Planner Canada  /  Alberta  /  Lac La Biche
(3.1/5 based on 35+ reviews for 3 attractions)
Things to do: parks, nature, nightlife
Lac La Biche is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada, within Lac La Biche County. It is located approximately 220km northeast of the provincial capital of Edmonton, on the southern shore of Lac la Biche. Previously incorporated as a town, Lac La Biche amalgamated with Lakeland County to form Lac La Biche County on August 1, 2007.HistoryHistoric voyageur highwayLac La Biche was on the historical voyageur route that linked the Athabaskan region to Hudson Bay. David Thompson and George Simpson used the fur trade route via the Beaver River from the main Methye Portage route that reached the Athabasca River. David Thompson was the first known European to record his sojourn on Lac La Biche. Thompson, who referred to the lake as Red Deers Lake, arrived October 4, 1798 and built a trading post, now known as Lac La Biche, and overwintered there. He entered copious notes in his diary on the Nahathaway (the Cree), their customs, traditions, and the Western Forest Land, including the large supply of whitefish and beaver.The Hudson's Bay Post at Lac La Biche was looted on April 26, 1885 during the Northwest Rebellion by members of Big Bear's band. Their plan to loot the nearby Roman Catholic Mission was stopped by the local Cree and Métis population. Métis Scrip Records show many residents of the area were awarded scrip by the Government of Canada from 1885 until the 1920s.
Take a look at our Canada travel itinerary maker to refine the details of your trip to Lac La Biche.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Lac La Biche

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Lac La Biche

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Lac La Biche:
Shopping, theme parks, nightlife
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Fun & games, parks, spas
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Wildlife areas, parks, trails
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Fun & games, theme parks, wildlife areas
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »
Museums, casinos, golf
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Alberta

8 days in Canada BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES September, outdoors, popular PREFERENCES: September, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Canada BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES August, outdoors, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in Canada BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND September, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 16 days in Canada BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND September, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 18 days in Canada BY A USER FROM INDIA May, kids, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: May, kids, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Banff National Park BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, outdoors, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 2 days in Edmonton BY A USER FROM CANADA February, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Banff National Park BY A USER FROM CANADA March, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: March, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Banff BY A USER FROM CANADA July, teens, kids, outdoors, popular PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Jasper BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Banff National Park BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, outdoors, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in Canadian Rockies BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: June, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News