Oldman Dam

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Oldman Dam Recreation Area is a year-round recreation and activity destination located west of the community of Fort MacLeod, Alberta in the southern region of Alberta, Canada.

Fort MacLeod, Alberta, Canada photo galleryThe recreation area is a man made reservoir lake created from the construction of the Oldman Dam on the Oldman River.

Activities enjoyed in the Oldman Dam Recreation Area include kayaking, camping, birdwatching, canoeing, picnicking, boating, sailing, fishing, and wind surfing. There are boat launches located along the shores of the Oldman River reservoir, as well, as roof top canoe launches.

Located along the shores of the Oldman River Reservoir are a series of campgrounds and day use areas. The campgrounds vary in amenities provided. including full service RV Parks and self registered wilderness parks with basic services.

The day use areas in the park provide many opportunities for adventure and access to the lake. The day use destinations include the North Fork, Todd Creek, Boulder Run and Windy Point.

Windy Point is located on the east end of the Oldman River Reservoir. There is a campground and a day use area with picnic tables, a wind shelter and a boat launch. The day use area is very popular for wind sports like wind surfing and sailing.

Todd Creek is located on the Crowsnest Arm of the Oldman River Reservoir which is situated on the west end of the lake. There is a picnic area with picnic tables, pit toilets and a boat launch. Popular area for launching a canoe.

Boulder Run is located on the Oldman River prior to the reservoir. There is a picnic area with picnic tables, picnic shelter and walking trails. The day use area is popular for kayaks and fly fishing.

North Fork Day Use Area is located on a northern arm of the Oldman River Reservoir. There is a picnic area with picnic tables, pit toilets and a boat launch.

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Oldman Dam
Fort MacLeod
Canada

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