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Pigeon Lake

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Pigeon Lake from Mulhurst Bay.

Pigeon Lake is rural area composed of multiple small villages surrounding the lake of the same name, located in the Central Alberta region of Alberta, Canada.

Understand[edit]

Map of Pigeon Lake

Pigeon Lake is one of the most intensely used recreational areas in Alberta, with 10 summer villages, 4 unincorporated communities, and numerous private cottages along its shores. The lake has a total area of 96.7 km2 (37.3 sq mi) and a maximum depth of 9.1 m (30 ft). The Pigeon Lake area does not have a significant urban area; however Wetaskiwin and Leduc are both about 30-45 minutes away.

Settlements[edit]

The following are Summer Villages (very small permanent populations with seasonal homes) or hamlets.

  • 1 Argentia Beach Argentia Beach on Wikipedia
  • 2 Crystal Springs Crystal Springs, Alberta on Wikipedia
  • 3 Fisher Home Fisher Home, Alberta on Wikipedia
  • 4 Golden Days Golden Days, Alberta on Wikipedia
  • 5 Grandview Grandview, Alberta on Wikipedia
  • 6 Itaska Beach Itaska Beach on Wikipedia
  • 7 Ma-Me-O Beach Ma-Me-O Beach on Wikipedia
  • 8 Mulhurst Bay Mulhurst Bay on Wikipedia
  • 9 Norris Beach Norris Beach on Wikipedia
  • 10 Poplar Bay Poplar Bay on Wikipedia
  • 11 Silver Beach Silver Beach, Alberta on Wikipedia
  • 12 Sundance Beach Sundance Beach on Wikipedia
  • 13 Village at Pigeon Lake Village at Pigeon Lake on Wikipedia
  • 14 Westerose Westerose on Wikipedia

Get in[edit]

Pigeon Lake is about 1 hour southwest of Edmonton via Highway 2; take Highway 616 (exit 497) to access the north shore or Highway 13 (exit 482) to access the south shore.

Get around[edit]

The lake and its communities are accessed along Highway 13 on the south side, Highway 771 on the west side, Highway 616 on the north side, and Highway 780 on the east side.

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Buy[edit]

The Village at Pigeon Lake offers a small selection of shops including apparel, furniture, liquor, groceries, and a spa.

Eat[edit]

Drink[edit]

  • 1 Sandbox Pub & Grill, 520 1 Ave, Ma-Me-O Beach, +1 780-586-2529. Su-Th 11AM-9PM, F-Sa 10AM-1AM.

Sleep[edit]

Lodging[edit]

Camping[edit]

  • 2 Edor Acres, Ma-Me-O Beach, +1 780-586-2249.
  • 3 Pigeon Lake Provincial Park, Poplar Bay, +1 780-586-2644. Two campgrounds (Pigeon Lake and Zeiner) with over 350 camp stalls; power and power/water/sewer stalls available. Three yurts also available for rent, reservations required. Pigeon Lake Provincial Park (Q7193305) on Wikidata Pigeon Lake Provincial Park on Wikipedia

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Routes through Pigeon Lake
ENDS at S Alberta Highway 22.svg N  W Alberta Highway 13.svg E  → Jct N Alberta Highway 2.svg SWetaskiwinCamrose


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