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Fox Lake Park & Playground

Fox Lake Park & Playground

Owned and operated by the Town of Hanna, this unique area offers a quiet outdoor experience with modern facilities.

Fox Lake Park and Helmer Dam Recreation Area is open from May 1 to September 30 annually. 

Campground Information:
  • The park has modern wash rooms with coin operated, handicap accessible showers.
  • Potable water is available on site.
  • Sewage dump station on site.
  • Firewood for sale on site – contact the campground manager.
  • Playground equipment
  • 2 hours of Wi-Fi is available for free.  Additional time is available with a fee.  See information regarding Wi-Fi at Town of Hanna facilities.
  • Reservations are not accepted with the exception of the Owl’s Nest group camping area.
Group Camping Information (Sites 19-25 only)
  • Group camping with a camp kitchen is available for larger functions or reunions at the Owl’s Nest group camping sites. 
  • The Owl’s Nest group site can accommodate up to 7 recreational vehicles.
  • Power service is available.
  • Reservations can be made by contacting the Town of Hanna Office during Office hours.  The area can be pre-booked by pre-paying the appropriate fees.
  • You will be able to cancel your reservation and receive a refund up to one month before the date, less a $50 administration fee.  If the reservation is cancelled within 30 days of the reservation, there is no refund.
Fox Lake – Day Use Area Boating
  • Beach camp kitchen available for day use
  • Boat launch will accommodate smaller craft
  • Floating dock
  • Playground area with play structure
Helmer Dam – Day Use Area & Boating
  • Stocked with rainbow trout through Alberta Fisheries and the Town of Hanna
  • Non-motorized boats only
  • Floating dock
  • Fish cleaning station
  • Portable beach volleyball kit is available from the campground attendant
  • Bird watching
  • Interpretive signage
  • Geo-Caching