Alberta, Canada windsurfing and kitesurfing are enjoyed on some of the larger lakes and man-made reservoirs located throughout the province. All in all, there are about 600 or so lakes in Alberta, Canada and in some cases a lot of wind.
On the popular wind sport lakes there is a good chance there is a windsurfing and kitesurfing shop located nearby providing equipment rentals and lessons. Some of the other services and amenities available on some of the Alberta lakes may include a marina, docks, swimming beach, power, moorage, picnic sites, restaurants, washrooms, showers, boat houses, pit toilets and paved boat launches.
Some of the popular windsurfing and kitesurfing destinations in the North Alberta region of the province include the Lesser Slave Lake and the Lac La Biche regions. In the Rocky Mountain region of Alberta the windsurfing and kitesurfing destinations include Lake Minnewanka and Spray Lakes (Banff) and the Talbot Lake, Patricia Lake and Pyramid Lake (Jasper). In Central Alberta region visit the Miquelon Lake Provincial Park (Camrose); the Pigeon Lake Provincial Park (Edmonton); the Sylvan Lake Provincial Park (Red Deer) and the Crimson Lake Provincial Park (Rocky Mountain House). Windsurfing and kitesurfing destinations in South Alberta include Gull Lake and Chestermere Lake (Calgary); the Ghost Reservoir Lake (Cochrane); the Oldman Dam Recreation Area (Fort Macleod); the Little Bow Provincial Park (Vulcan); Lake Newell (Brooks) and the Waterton Lakes National Park in the southwest corner of the province.
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