Spread a blanket and gaze at a starry sky undiluted by city light, or tour behind the scenes at a bison handling facility and learn how this magnificent animal was brought back from near extinction. Elk Island National Park is not only an important refuge for bison, elk and more than 250 bird species, but is also an oasis of calm for day picnickers and overnight campers alike.


  • Snowshoe

    Bring your own snowshoes or rent ours and enjoy stomping over 80 km of trails.

  • Skate

    Lace up your skates and loop around the islands of Astotin Lake.

  • Winter camping

    Create unforgettable winter camping memories for those who conquer cool snowy conditions. Gather your winter gear and head to Astotin Lake Campground to take on the challenge.

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