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Chickakoo Lake Recreation Area

Chickakoo Lake Recreation Area is a beautiful scenic park located North of Stony Plain.  Bring the family to enjoy a fishing trip, spend a few hours canoeing, mountain biking, or hiking through the park.  Bring along a camera or binoculars to enjoy the diverse wildlife that live at Chickakoo. This 480-acre park has over 14 kilometres of scenic trails, which are perfect in the summer for walking or biking and in the winter trails are track set for cross country skiing. 

Chickakoo Lake Park can be accessed by going north of Highway 16 on Highway 779, head west on Township Road 534, and follow the signs into the park. You can pick up a park brochure at the Parkland County Centre, or you can drop into the park and check out the well marked trails and trail maps located at the entrance to the park.

  Click here to see the trail map (PDF format)

Horse Restriction on Chickakoo Recreation Area Trails Closed Until June 15, 2014

In the fall of 2013, several of the trails in the Chickakoo Lake Recreation Area were reconstructed and seeded to help address erosion concerns.  to allow the grasses to germinate and establish, all trails will be closed to equestrian use until June 15, 2014.

Your cooperation is appreciated. Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Parks, Recreation and Culture Department at 780-968-8400.


  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Interpretive Trail
  • Walking Trails
  • Hiking Trails
  • Cycling Trails
  • Equestrian Trails
  • Picnic Areas
  • Washrooms (Outdoor Type)
  • Hand Boat Launch Area
  • Fishing
  • Parking

Interpretive Tour and Wild Life Observation

Indian Ridge is the setting for a self-guided tour that details the natural features you pass through with clearly marked signs. From plants to animals, the Chickakoo Area is home to a diverse collection of wildlife. This is a bird-watchers paradise as the forest and lakes are home to numerous species of birds.


Chickakoo Recreation Area Map