Known for fantastic fishing with a gorgeous backdrop, Haig Lake is worth the drive. Located in the Woodland Cree First Nation, this 881.8ha lake has pickerel, whitefish and jackfish. If you don’t feel like fishing, you can enjoy the day on your motorized boat, canoe, paddleboard or kayak. Nestled in pristine backcountry, the peace and tranquillity experienced here are second to none. They also have eight unserviced camping sites, firepits, picnic tables, a hiking trail and excellent cell phone service if you need to stay connected.
Get there: Take Highway 743 north to highway 986, turn left onto Township Road 871A. Haig Lake is approximately 1.5 hours northeast of Peace River.
Haig Lake in Woodland Cree First Nation has amazing ice fishing of northern pike and walleye. Once the fishing is done, jump on the sled and explore the multitude of trails and cutlines available to visitors. Looking for quiet solitude instead? Enjoy the freedom of exploring the snowy untouched areas with a pair of snowshoes. Unique nighttime experiences of dark sky viewing are perfect in this remote area. A multitude of stars and possibly the northern lights may appear on a clear night!
Get There: Haig Lake is 60km north of Cadotte
Where to find us
Haig Lake Woodland Cree First Nation, Alberta Canada