Work your way around the lake following roads shown on main map. Stopping points on the way include Aspen Beach Provincial Park (Eberling Day Use Area, Brewer’s and Lakeview Campgrounds), Parkland Beach, Sunnyside, Meadowbrook Public Boat Launch and Sandy Point (410 Rge Rd 1-1).
Large deep lake with sandy beaches, cattail beds, mixed aspen and spruce forest, sedges, rushes, grasses.
There are hiking trails at Aspen Beach Provincial Park (gates closed in winter) and beach access at other locations. Sandy Beach has approximately 2.63 ha of lakeside space dedicated for public use.
Surf Scoter, White-winged Scoter, Western Grebe, American White Pelican. During migration: Trumpeter and Tundra Swan, Snow Goose, shorebirds, Parasitic Jaeger.
The Red Deer River Naturalists are not liable for any injury or damage whatsoever caused to yourself or others by using this guide.
More birds will be seen in the spring and summer seasons, but all locations will have some winter birds. Typical and common species can be expected for each habitat described. Large deep lakes typically attract migrating waterfowl, (ducks, swans, and geese). Notable Species are species of special interest that have been recently recorded in or near the area.
Alberta Conservation Association’s (ACA) Alberta Discover Guide has 170 + Conservation Sites listed for the Central Alberta area. Check their website www.albertadiscoverguide.com for locations to pick up a printed version or get the pdf or app version at: www.albertadiscoverguide/getyourguide.cfm