Canoeing & Kayaking

Experience nature at its finest.

Canoeing and kayaking allows people of all ages and abilities to experience paddling the serenity of calm water. A trip to Lesser Slave offers multiple recreational opportunities. The Athabasca River is also a great place for some river paddling. Stop to visit unique sites and islands on your trip or do some shoreline exploring; you are bound to experience eye-catching geology, abundant bird life, or catch a glimpse of a boreal bison.




The Slave Lake Region Tourism Strategy is our plan to showcase the thousands of unique outdoor pursuits of our rugged-and-real boreal region to Alberta, Canada and the world at large. Give it a read and discover how we plan to spread the word.

Life, Work and Leisure in Lesser Slave River

LeAnyone’s first stop in Lesser Slave River should be the Visitors Information Centre, located on Highway 2 just five km east of Slave Lake. A multitude of information about every recreational activity imaginable can be found here, and local staff are eager to help plan a fantastic stay or a day out in the Region. Visit the Municipal History section to learn more about our region's rich heritage.
Legendary Lesser Slave River

MD of Lesser Slave River

Just a few hours due north of Edmonton, Lesser Slave River is a truly unique place to live, work and play. From breathtaking expanses of boreal forest and unspoiled natural wonders to a thriving economy and genuine work/life balance, opportunities abound. Here you'll discover a place of rugged beauty. A place of real people. A place you'll never want to leave.

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