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Bonnyville is town of 6,000 in Lakeland, Alberta, Canada.


Bonnyville is a town in east-central Alberta between Cold Lake and St. Paul. The surrounding Municipal District (MD) of Bonnyville No. 87's municipal office is located in Bonnyville. The community was named after Father Bonnin, a Roman Catholic priest.

Bonnyville is located on the north shore of Jessie Lake, with Moose Lake and Muriel Lake nearby. Jessie Lake is an important staging area for thousands of migrating birds, and therefore attracts birdwatchers.

Bonnyville's economy is based on nearby oil reserves and agricultural resources, and benefits from its location between the markets of St. Paul and Cold Lake

Get in[edit]

Map of Bonnyville

By car[edit]

  • Bonnyville is about 2½ hours northeast of Edmonton on Highway 28.

By bus[edit]

By plane[edit]

  • 1 Bonnyville Airport (YBY IATA). Northern Air provides charter air service from Calgary. Bonnyville Airport (Q3813731) on Wikidata Bonnyville Airport on Wikipedia

Get around[edit]



  • 1 Moose Lake Provincial Park (15 km (9 mi) west of Bonnyville on Hwy 660), +1 780-594-7856. On the shores of Moose Lake, activities include power boating, sailing, swimming, water-skiing, windsurfing, camping, canoeing/kayaking, and fishing. Moose Lake Provincial Park (Q6908610) on Wikidata Moose Lake Provincial Park on Wikipedia
  • 2 Bonnyville Golf & Country Club (5 km SW of Bonnyville on Highway 28), +1 780-826-4886, . 18-hole championship golf course that provides views of Moose Lake and Chatwin Lake; also sits adjacent to camping facilities on Moose Lake
  • 3 R.J. Lalonde Arena (Bonnyville & District Centennial Centre). Home to the Bonnyville Pontiacs ice hockey team. R. J. Lalonde Arena (Q7273719) on Wikidata R. J. Lalonde Arena on Wikipedia






  • Bonnyville RV Park, 46305 Township Road 610 (west & south along Hwy 28/41 to Twp Rd 610, west 250 km to the entrance), +1 780-201-2929, .
  • Muriel Lake - 4 separate campgrounds on the shores of Muriel Lake, 11 km (7 mi) south of Bonnyville
  • Moose Lake - 4 separate campgrounds on the shores of Moose Lake, 5–20 km (3–12 mi) west of Bonnyville

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Go next[edit]

Routes through Bonnyville
EdmontonKalyna Country  W Alberta Highway 28.svg E  Cold LakeEND
Ends at W Alberta Highway 55.svg E  N Alberta Highway 41.svg S  → Jct Alberta Highway 29.svg WVermilionMedicine Hat

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