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Recreation

Clear Hills County offers an abundance of recreational opportunities, including camping, boating, fishing, swimming, hunting, skiing and hiking.

There are several campgrounds, lakes, golf courses, halls, arenas, rodeo grounds, etc. throughout the County.  Baseball diamonds are located in Hines Creek, Worsley, Cleardale, Bear Canyon and Whitelaw, and tennis courts can be found in Hines Creek and Cleardale.  There is a ATV Park under construction just east of Cleardale. Blue Devil Wilderness Camps offers prearranged wilderness camps year round for various age groups and skill levels. The David Thompson Bible Camp offers summer camps for various age groups.  There are leadership camps that also utilize the David Thompson Bible Camp facility.


Agricultural Societies/Recreation Boards

Burnt River Recreation Board: Organizes activities and disburses funding for various recreational organizations and activities in the  Whitelaw/Deerhill area.

Cherry Canyon Agricultural Society & Recreation Board: Operates the Cherry Canyon Hall, community library, ball diamonds, indoor curling rink and playground.  It also operates the Cherry Point and disburses funding for various recreational organizations and activities in the Bear Canyon/Cherry Point area.

Cleardale Agricultural Society & Recreation Board: Operates the Clear River Campground, Cleardale Golf Course and is involved with the Cleardale Riders, gymkhana and with the Family Fun Days Rodeo at the Clear River rodeo grounds.  Also disburses funding for various recreational organizations and activities in the Cleardale area.

David Thompson Hall Society: Operates the David Thompson Hall and grounds

Eureka River Agricultural Society: Operates the Eureka River Hall, picnic grounds and a gymkhana site.

Hines Creek Agricultural Society: Operates the Dave Shaw Memorial Complex.

Hines Creek & District Recreation Board: Disburses funding for various recreational organizations and activities in the Hines Creek area.

Worsley Agricultural Society: Operates the Worsley Arena and facilitates the Worsley Red Cross Swim Program.

Worsley Recreation Board: Disburses funding for various recreational organizations and activities in the Worsley area.


Campgrounds

Carters Camp: 25 km west of Hines Creek on highway 685.  Kitchen shelter, water, boat launch ( on the Peace River), fishing, RV station, hiking trails, playground. (780) 494-2222

Clear River Campground: Located on Highway 64.  Kitchen shelter, water.  (780) 685-2257.

George Lake:

4.5 km south of Hines Creek on highway 64.  15 sites, electrical hook ups, kitchen shelter, water, boat launch (no fishing) horseshoes,  swimming, beach, hiking trails, playground. lake cruise.  (780) 494-3820.


Many Islands
:

24 km south east of Worsley, off highway 64. Kitchen shelter, water, boat launch (on the Peace River), fishing, playground, hiking trails, horseshoes.  (780) 685-2437.



Ole's Lake:

6.5 km south of highway 64 (towards Alberta/B.C. Border).  Water, boat launch, playground, fishing, swimming, hiking trails. (780) 595-2155.


P.J.'s Campground
:
Just a few km's northwest of Hines Creek this campground offers fishing, hiking and even u-pick. 

Running Lake: 8 km East, 22 km north of Worsley.  Water, boat launch, fishing, swimming, playground, hiking trails.  (780) 685-2259

Stoney Lake: Approximately 20 km north of Hines Creek. 20 sites, fire pits, lake, boat launch, fishing, swimming, and hiking trails. (780) 624-6486

Sulphur Lake Park: Approximately 30 km northeast of Hines Creek. 20 sites, lake, fishing, playground. RV dumping station.

Worsley RV Park: Located in Worsley, power sites with RV sani-station near campground.

Worsley Heritage Park: Located in Worsley, full hookups.


Cultural Sites

Hines Creek End Of Steel Museum: Located at the junction of Hwy 64 and Hwy 685 at the southern of the two exits for the Village of Hines Creek. It is open from mid-May to mid Sept, Monday to Saturday 10:00 to 6:00, Sunday 1:00 to 6:00, last tours at 4:30. "Bringing the homesteading history of Hines Creek to life." Our museum has three furnished homes, a Lutheran and an Anglican church, a one room school house, historic community hall, NAR caboose, trapper's cabin, contemporary log building with wildlife and forestry exhibits, an old store, a District Nurse's examination room and much more. Our staff offer informative and interesting tours and our inviting grounds are the perfect place to picnic. Farmers' Market Saturdays 10:00 to 1:00, amazing cinnamon buns.
Phone: Curator, Jean Young 780-834-6538 (Wed. to Sat.) or Nancy Van Herk 780-835-7827,
Email: hinescreekmuseum@gmail.com,
Website: endofsteelmuseum.weebly.com

Golf Courses

Hines Creek Golf Course:

On Highway 64, 3 miles south of Hines Creek. 9 holes, club rentals, cart rentals, pro shop and camping available. (780) 494-2217

Cleardale Golf Course: Located on Highway 64., 5.5 km west of Cleardale. 9 holes, sand greens, camping and picnic area.

Recreational Facilities

Dave Shaw Memorial Complex: The Complex has a curling rink with 4 sheets of ice, as well as an arena used mainly for hockey and figure skating.  There is also a hall with a full kitchen. (780) 494-3690

Whispering Pines Ski Hill:Located 25 km northwest of Worsley. Boasting a new triple chair lift and a t-bar, fully equipped lodge, chalet, rental shop, ski/snowboarding school. 17 different runs. Vertical rise of 460 feet. Well groomed natural snow.  Check out their website www.skiworsley.com or phone them toll-free 1-866-685-2594.

Worsley Arena: The arena offers public skating, hockey and curling.                (780) 685-3921.

Worsley Fire Hall & Community Centre:

The community centre offers a spacious meeting room with a full kitchen as well.  (780) 685-3925.

If you would like to add your recreation site or community centre/facility please email us.