With news about Covid 19 constantly developing, Beaver County is following recommendations established for Provincial campgrounds by the Province and AHS, on Friday June 12th, 2020 the campgrounds will move forward with stage 2 and reopen most of the sites that were previously closed, with the exception of group camping sites. Public showers and cook houses will remain closed, fishing, parks and day use will reopen. Our priority is still the health & safety of our guests and staff as well as our community. Please use caution when camping and using our facilities, we ask that you continue to social distance and wash your hands. Thank you for your continued support, stay safe & be kind.
These recommendations include:
- Reopen most sites with the exception of group sites.
- Only one unit per site.
- No group camping, single site usage
- No out of province campers.
- Playgrounds opened, as well as basketball, volleyball & tetherball, .
- Picnic shelters to remain closed
- No public showers will be opened
- One person at a time allowed into concession or those belonging to the same family.
- Gates locked at night.
- Water taps outside people must supply their own hoses to fill their tanks.
- Day use area and fishing will reopen.
- Please provide your own toilet paper for the public outhouses.
The health and safety of our residents, visitors, staff, and contractors is our top priority. These measures are in line with Provincial recommendations to practice physical distancing.
The complete rules and regulations for the campgrounds are still being developed by the Province and will be posted as soon as they are released, which will impact County campgrounds also.
Our campground reservation system is now taking reservations for June 01, 2020 onward.
For further information, please contact the County Office at 780-663-3730 or email at email@example.com.
Campground Reservation System
Beaver County has moved to an online reservation system beginning Monday, March 2nd, 2020,
through Camp Reservations Canada, you must have an email address and a credit card in order to make an online reservation.
Before you book your site please view the map as some site numbers have changed.
To book online go to www.campreservations.ca.
Black Nugget Lake Park will be taking reservations for the upcoming camping season please use our online reservation system. We look forward to having you join us this summer!
All other inquiries please call Beaver County Service Center (780) 663-3730.
Black Nugget Lake Park is a great little campground where you can get away from it all and relax in one of our well-treed sites or meet with friends and camp in one of the group sites.
Developed out of a former coal mine, the campground features a long winding lake with waterfront sites at various locations and back-to-nature tenting sites. The campground has a boat launch, picnic shelters/cookhouses, and a sewer dump station for your convenience.
While at Black Nugget Lake Park, you can enjoy bird watching, boating (non-powered), canoeing, kayaking, hiking, trout fishing. A playground with sand and a large playing field, are also available for your enjoyment. Next door is the new 18 hole Coal Creek Golf Resort, so don’t forget to pack your clubs.
The concession is located at the entrance to the Campground where you will find flush toilets, showers, firewood (cash only) and concession items for sale (cash only).
- Regular office hours 10:00 am - 8:00pm
- Open from June 01 to October 12
- Daily rates (per unit plus gst): Full service $42, Power $36, and non-serviced sites $30.
- 76 sites available, including 6 full serviced sites, 31 powered sites, 4 powered group sites and 3 non powered group sites as well as 3 tenting sites, 27 non-powered sites and 2 overflow sites.
- Tap water and 15-30 amp power service is available
- Caretaker is on site. All campsites have firepits and picnic tables.
- Garbage, washrooms and recycling stations are located throughout the campground
49117 RR 182
Black Nugget Lake Park is located between Tofield and Ryley, Highway 14 east 10 km then south 11 km on RR 182. 15 minutes east of Tofield, 60 minutes east of Edmonton.
For reservations beginning June 01, 2020 please book online.
Fishing at Black Nugget Lake
Approximately 25% of fishermen in Alberta fish stocked water bodies. What fish are stocked into a water body is determined by the area fisheries biologist. The type, size, number and when the fish are stocked is provided to fish culture for all lakes. Performance of the fishery and engagement of the angling community is part is the area biologist mandate. About 10% of the lakes are managed as a quality trout fishery. Average size of trout stocked is 17cm.
Black Nugget has been stocked the past several years with Rainbow Trout, in the spring 12,500, (20cm) and in the fall 12,500, (20cm). This year a total of 7,929 Tiger Trout was also stocked in Black Nugget Lake in the fall - two sizes (25.8cm and 34cm).
Tiger Trout is a cross between a male brook trout and a female brown trout.
There is a Winter Creel taking place at Black Nugget Lake
Staff will interview anglers on the ice and ask the following questions;
How many anglers are fishing in your party?
How many tiger trout and rainbow trout are caught?
How many are kept?
How many are released?
Distance the angler travelled?
Are you satisfied by your fishing experience?
Enjoy your fishing experience at Black Nugget Lake!