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Carson-Pegasus Provincial Park, Whitecourt

#154 of 309 in Parks in Alberta
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Carson-Pegasus Provincial Park is a provincial park located in central Alberta, Canada within Woodlands County.The park is located around McLeod Lake (previously named Carson Lake) and Little McLeod Lake (previously known as Pegasus Lake), approximately 23km north of Whitecourt. It is accessed by Highway 32.The park protects the boreal forest ecosystem with aspen, balsam poplar, balsam fir and white spruce, as well as the willow/alder shorelines, black spruce bogs, grass marshes, and fens. The park is also a fishing spot and a habitat for diverse mammals and birds.
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38 reviews
  • This is a great campsite, like most provincial parks. Lots of trees for most sites. We did have an odd site in the H loop which are very small and exposed. But they're right at the lake, so that's the...  more »
  • If not for the dreadful mosquitos, we would have loved this place! The lake is clean and quiet. We rented a small fishing boat and had so much fun touring the area from the lake. Very nice beach and p...  more »
  • Lots to do here for a family. Nice beach and plenty of trails to explore. Able to rent a small boat and take the family out on the lake. My son and I enjoyed the fish wall. No luck though but still gr...  more »
  • Amazing campground. Good road to get there. Great fishing. Clean washrooms. Lots of trails. One of the best family-oriented campgrounds in the province. The only problem I had in this campground is Fish and Wildlife officers, who kept visiting my site at least two-three times per day, although there was no loud noise, or any kind of behavior that would require authority's attention. It would seem they were bent on profiling me and my family. Their constant interruptions followed by "preventive warnings" for things I did not even try to do were pretty irritating. It seems to me that Fish and Wildlife likes hiring power-tripping a@#hole sociopaths. I wish my wife and kids weren't in the camp that weekend, so I could speak with them in a manner they deserve. Anyway, couple of frustrated cop wannabes cannot ruin the quality of this camp; they can ruin your trip though. Camp deserves five + stars, and less morons in uniforms.
  • Love camping here. Need to book 3 months in advance tho so plan ahead!
  • Love this campsite. Has flush toilets and pay showers. Has good rainbow trout fishing with boat launch. Also has boat rentals and a little store.
  • Beautiful campground. Tons of mosquitoes
  • The fishing spot is very nice.

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