Lac La Biche

Welcome, this is the first stop on Grande Prairie’s cross-Canada route. Read through to the end to reach the next stop on the trip.


Lac La Biche is a hamlet in the northeast region of Alberta. It’s about 220 kilometers northeast of Edmonton. It’s named after the historical voyageur route that linked the Athabasca Region to Hudson Bay. The lake in the area was referred to by the indigenous peoples as Elk Lake. Loosely translated in English to Red Deer Lake, and in French; Lac La Biche (Lake of the doe). The community is supported by logging, oil, forestry, agriculture, and commercial fishing.

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Lac La Biche Campgrounds

Beaver Lake Campground

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  • Pull through RV sites
  • Limited full hook-up sites
  • Fishing, fire pits

Sir Winston Churchill

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  • Back-in Sites
  • Hot showers
  • Hiking, mountain biking, etc

Seibert Lake Campground

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  • Pull through & back in sites
  • Natural Hot Pools
  • Bike Track

Manatokan Lake Campground

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  • Full Hook-ups
  • Complimentary hot showers
  • Concession with hot food

Kikino Silver Birch Resort

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  • Up to 40ft RV lots
  • Power hook-ups
  • Non-powered overflow sites

Touchwood Lake Campground

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  • First come first served sites
  • Lake access and boat launch
  • Firewood purchases

Food and Drink in Lac La Biche

Enjoy a wide variety of family-run restaurants with a picturesque view of the lake.

Bars, Pubs, and Distilleries

LaBone’s Kitchen & Bar

Offering dine-in, take-out, and catering, it’s local family-owned and a town favourite. They offer pub favourites as well as some specialties like the LaBone’s Stir Fry and their loaded roast beef sandwich.

Fat Unicorn Brewing

The only brewery in Lac La Biche, the Fat Unicorn holds six brews of varying tastes for you to enjoy.

Baked Goods and Casual Dining

Pair your specialty coffee with a Mediterranean delight, one of their lunch specials, or a small treat. Right in the center of town.

The Cafe on Main

Pair your specialty coffee with a Mediterranean delight, one of their lunch specials, or a small treat. Right in the center of town.

Queen Bean Cafe & Bakery Inc.

Satisfy your sweet tooth at Queen Bean Cafe. They offer a wide variety of specialty treats like macaroons, chocolate-covered strawberries, cupcakes, and more! Pair it with a hot chocolate bomb for the ultimate experience.

The Rustic Bean

Not only does the Rustic Bean bring local coffee to Lac La Biche, but they also serve as an outlet for local artists to sell their products. Browse jewelry, woodworking, custom furniture, and more while waiting for your hot and delicious coffee.

Things To Do in Lac La Biche

Aside from the lakefront that you can swim in, boat on, or paddle across, there are many other outdoor, artistic, and historical things to explore. Visit one of the beautiful provincial parks such as Lakeland Provincial Park or Sir Winston Churchill Provincial Park.

Visit laclabichecounty.com to plan your visit!

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