The Visitor Centre

The Cold Lake Visitor Centre

The Cold Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce shares space with the Cold Lake
Visitor Information Centre. Nestled in the southern section of Cold Lake, Alberta,
the centre is located near the south entrance of town. After you pass the welcoming
Cold Lake Sailboat on Highway 28, it’s a short drive north until you reach our location.

About The Visitor Centre

The Cold Lake Visitor Information Centre is a pit stop every traveller should add to their itinerary. Visit us for directions, activity suggestions, or to seek out information about Cold Lake from our friendly and helpful staff. 

Or, if you’re on your way home after a visit to Cold Lake, you’ll find a sanidump for your RV located on the grounds of The Visitor Centre.

Location & Directions

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    The city of Cold Lake is ~170 km north of Lloydminster, and 300 km north-east of Edmonton

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    To reach the Cold Lake Visitor Information Centre in the southern section of the town, take Highway 28 heading north-east

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    Once you’ve passed the welcoming sails on Highway 28 heading 1km northbound, the Cold Lake Visitor & Information Centre will be located on the service road on the east (right side) side of the highway


Hours of Operation

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday:
Closed in winter


How to Reach Us

(780) 594-4747

Toll Free:

Rent The Visitor Centre

The Visitor Information Centre at the Cold Lake Chamber is the perfect venue for your business event or special occasion. Ideal for board meetings, seminars, and grand openings, our venue offers the perfect event rental space in a convenient location at the foot of Cold Lake.

With space for up to 50 guests, it’s also the perfect spot to host a special occasion (baby or wedding shower, birthday, anniversary, or retirement).  

What Type of Event Will You Be Hosting?

Board Meeting


Grand Opening

Special Occasion

Camping in Cold Lake

Whether you want to tent camp or find the perfect spot to hunker down in your RV, Cold Lake has several options for you.

Cold Lake M.D. Campground

The Cold Lake M.D. Campground is the ideal spot for a family vacation.

With 71 powered sites, tenting and overflow camping, power hookups, flush toilets, picnic area, playground, beach volleyball, soccer, coin showers and laundry, a lookout platform, firepits, firewood sales, sanidump station, beach access, and a swimming area, the Cold Lake Campground has everything you’d want for a camping vacation.

Open May 14 to September 6. 

Online and phone reservations open on April 1.

Reservations calls are taken between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. until the campground officially opens on May 14, when extended hours will be maintained.

Cold Lake Provincial Park Campground

For those looking for a more private camping spot, Cold Lake offers that as well. 

At the Cold Lake Provincial Campground, there are sites with power and water hookups, walk-in tenting sites, and a group camping site. Enjoy canoeing, sailing, and wildlife watching, or walk along the campground’s sandy beach, all the while surrounded by forest and enjoying time at one of Northern Alberta’s largest lakes.

Where to Stay & Eat

Accomodations & Food

If you’re wondering where to stay on your visit to Cold Lake, or if you’re looking for a good local restaurant, Travel Alberta has a helpful list of accommodation and restaurant options on their website.

What to do in Cold Lake

Entertainment & Attractions

From natural attractions to events to concerts to festivals, Cold Lake was something for everyone in every season. 

Here are some of the many things you can do during a visit to Cold Lake:


Kinosoo Beach


Cold Lake Provincial Park


Hamilton House Cross Country Ski Trail


French Bay Provincial Recreational Area


Muriel Lake Cross-Country Ski Trail


Moose Lake Provincial Park


Cold Lake Farmers’ Market


Casino Dene


Cold Lake Golf and Winter Club


Cold Lake Winter Curling Club


Cold Lake Museums


Beaver River Trestle


Cold Lake Marina


Kinosoo Ridge Snow Resort


Lynn Rob Strawberries Market Garden

The History of the Cold Lake Chamber

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Learn About the History of the Chamber

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Learn About The History of Cold Lake

Read more on page 14 of our Community Guide