Get your Thrill in Bonnyville!

Rebecca Isbister #TakeItToTheLake, 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Bonnyville, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Drink, Eat & Shop, Glendon, Highway 28, MD of Bonnyville, Museums, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrips, Shopping

Bonnyville is a multi-natural and bustling community, known for its beautiful scenery and relaxing lake life. It’s always a great time of year to get your thrill in Bonnyville!

Find your Fix of Fun

Gear Grabbers is putting on a must-see car show! August 27-29, drag racers will delight audiences with fast cars all weekend long. Open to Racers & enthusiasts.

Attractions

Highlights to see.

A statue of Angus Shaw, a late 1700s fur trader and explorer, stands guard at the Bonnyville & District Museum, where you can relive the adventures and witness the hardships of life in the fur trade. It also features the pioneering families of the area. Don’t miss the John Deere exhibit visiting the museum this month!

Nearby, the Bonnyville & District Centennial Centre is a year-round hub for recreation, fitness, events and entertainment, including a 32-foot indoor climbing wall – designed to portray real rock surfaces with an overhang and manoeuvrable rocks for the added challenge! Local artists show their work on a monthly basis in the upstairs hallway, many of which are available for sale.

Outdoors

#Takeittothelake in nature’s playground.

The Bonnyville and district area is world-famous for its fishing, wild game hunting, birdwatching and other natural attractions.

Camp at Vezeau Beach M.D. Campground, located on Moose Lake. Take the Moose Lake trail going northeast all the way around the lake to the Iron Horse Trail junction.

Cycle or walk the Jessie Lake Trail and catch glimpses of a variety of bird species.

Want to get outdoors? Recharge and Chill in Bonnyville.

Drink, Eat, Shop

Find fascinating shops and eateries for all your needs.

A must stop is at Jennie’s Diner & Bakery, a Classic 1950s restaurant. Put on the tunes and enjoy Breakfast Poutine, Rockabilly Burger, Hound Dog, or Presley Platter to name a few. Jennie’s also has a full service bakery for your sweet tooth.

Be a part of the adventure Journey North Cider Co. Order a charcuterie board with your ciders and soak up the views as you relax on their outdoor patio. Play it up in the game room with foosball or shuffleboard. (Pictured above – photo by Zen Seekers).

Check out some of the works of art for sale at the Bonnyville & District Museum from the Aurora Visual Arts Association.

Franchere Sporting Goods located on Highway 660 west of Bonnyville is the local source for all things hunting and fishing.

Lakeland Variety really has it all! Offering a wide array of gift ideas, home decor, fine wood furniture, party supplies, and more!

L & D Marine is a one-stop local marine, retail, repair, and power equipment sales shop. They also offer repairs including Sea-Doo repairs.

Plan to visit Moe’s Garden & Greenhouse earlier in the year, a full service garden centre just off Highway 41 near Bonnyville. The lush oasis has a great variety of annuals, perennials and hanging baskets to choose from.

Stock up on some farm fresh jams, jellies, pies, fudge and more from Rocky Meadows Country-Getaway. Drop into their farm or check out the Saturday Farmers’ Market at the Centennial Centre.

Sylvestres Source for Sports sells gear for shooting, hunting, fishing, team sports, and archery and also offer outdoor clothing.

Stay

Whether you want to get away for a luxurious weekend staycation or head out for a summer camping trip, we’ve got lots of great accommodation options for you.

Rocky Meadows Country Getaway is a great campground located north of Bonnyville and features a fantastic fresh air experience consisting of a treed campground and powered seasonal sites.

The M.D. of Bonnyville is proud to operate over 10 campgrounds in the Bonnyville and Cold Lake Region! Enjoy pristine lakes, sandy beaches, water sports and so much more!


• Beartrap Lake M.D. Park
• Chicken Hill Lake M.D. Park
• Crane Lake East & West M.D. Parks
• Cold Lake M.D. Park
• Ethel Lake M.D. Park
• Minnie Lake East & West M.D. Parks
• Moose Lake Pelican Point M.D. Park
• Moose Lake Vezeau Beach M.D. Park
• Muriel Lake M.D. Park
• Wolf Lake M.D. Park

Check each site (as indicated above) for availability and booking information.

Bonnyville Hotels – Explore some of the best places to stay in Bonnyville.

Take a side trip to Glendon!

Located 10 minutes off Highway 28, Glendon is a small, historic community. Known for its Ukrainian heritage, you must pay a stop here.

Enjoy:

Shopping at Poacher’s Corner will get you outfitted for the Outdoors.

Have lunch from Bistro 56 and take a selfie by the World’s Largest Pyrogy at Pyrogy Park!

Bring your ATV or walk the trails along the Iron Horse Trail.

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