The Ultimate Guide to Summer Activities in Birch Hills County

Birch Hills County is located northeast of Grande Prairie and about 500 km northwest of Edmonton. It is bordered by the Peace River to the North and the Smoky River to the East.

Birch Hills County offers a variety of attractions and activities for visitors of all ages and interests. Whether you are looking for a relaxing getaway or an adventurous experience, Birch Hills County has something for you in every season. Here are just a few of the top things to do in Birch Hills County in the summer:

  1. Golfing
  2. Eat & Drink
  3. Camping
  4. Cultural Events
  5. Lakes

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Enjoy a round of golf at the scenic and challenging Eaglesham Lakeside Golf and Country Club, just outside of Eaglesham on RR 255. This 9-hole course features rolling hills, water hazards, and sand traps that will test your skills and delight your senses.

Eat & Drink

Treat yourself to a delicious meal at the Valley Bee Cafe, located in the Hamlet of Watino. This cozy and friendly cafe serves homemade soups, sandwiches, salads, pies, and more, using local ingredients and honey from their own bees.


Experience the beauty and tranquility of nature at one of the campgrounds in Birch Hills County. You can choose from Tangent Park or the Wanham Campground, depending on your preferences and needs. All campgrounds offer power, water, showers, fire pits, and playgrounds.

Cultural Events

Join the fun and excitement at the annual Wanham Plowing Match, held every June. This event showcases the history and culture of farming in the area, with plowing competitions, tractor pulls, horse shows, threshing demonstrations, and more. You can also enjoy live music, food vendors, crafts, and a parade.


Cool off and have fun at one of the lakes in Birch Hills County. You can visit Dreamers Lake or Kakut Lake, both of which offer sandy beaches, picnic areas and boat launches. Kakut Lake is a great spot for fishing. You can also swim, kayak, canoe, or paddle board on the calm water.

Birch Hills County is a summer paradise that offers something for everyone in every season. Whether you want to enjoy the sun, the water, the nature, or the culture, you will find it here. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the best of Birch Hills County in the summer. Book your trip today and get ready for an unforgettable adventure!