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Town of Rocky Mountain House
5116 50th Avenue
Box 1509
Rocky Mountain House, AB
T4T 1B2
Ph: (403) 845-2866
Fx: (403) 845-3230
Fishing Locations South of Rocky Mountain House
  • Alford Lake
    • Travel about 25 kilometers west of Caroline via Highway 54 and Highway 591, and then go north.
    • Watch for a campground sign at Tay River. Electric motors only.
  • Baseline Creek
    • Turn south off Highway 752 at Strachan south of Rocky Mountain House, and then take the first road south after a long bend in the road (four kilometers south of Stachan and just before crossing the centre fork of Prairie Creek).

      Then go about seven kilometers south of where Baseline Creek joins Vetch Creek to form the south fork of Prairie Creek.
  • Birch Lake
    • Travel three kilometers west of Caroline on Highway 54 to the Burntstick Lake turnoff. Then go 12 kilometers south to Oil Road that heads west to within 100 meters of the lake.
  • Burntstick Lake
    • Located south and west of Caroline. The Municipal Campground is at east end.
  • Clearwater River
    • Enters the North Saskatchewan River at Rocky Mountain House.
    • Crossed by Highway 54 about seven kilometers west of Caroline, by Highway 22 about 16 kilometers south of Rocky Mountain House, and parallel to Highway 591 and Trunk Road for another 60 kilometers upstream.
  • Cow Creek
    • Crossed by Highway 752 about 16 kilometers south of Rocky Mountain House, just south of the Grandview Stage.
    • The lower creek can be reached by good road west and north of Grandview Stage. Campground on Prairie Creek west of Strachan.
  • Cow Lake
    • Located on Highway 752, about 15 kilometers south of Rocky Mountain House.
    • Campground and boat launch on the west end.
  • Cripple Creek
    • Crossed by Trunk Road about 42 kilometers south of Nordegg.
    • Campground at Ram Falls. North Ram River catch and release regulations apply.
  • Cutoff Creek
    • Joins the Clearwater River south of Highway 591 about 30 kilometers west of the Tay River bridge.
    • Travel southwest on the road that leaves the Trunk Road at the east end of Seven Mile Flats, just downstream of Seven Mile Creek bridge.
  • Dry Creek
    • Just a small creek that joins Lick Creek two kilometers upstream of where Lick Creek meets Prairie Creek.
    • Access appears to be by seismic and bush trails only. Located about six kilometers north of the junction of the Strachan gas plant road and Highway 752 west of Strachan.
  • Fall Creek
    • A Ram River tributary. Travel about 55 kilometers southwest of Rocky Mountain House on Highway 752 to the Baseline Forestry Cabin, and then 10 kilometers northwest on Trout Creek Road. 
    • Lower Ram River regulations apply.
  • Gap Lake
    • Take Highway 752 southwest of Rocky Mountain House to Prairie Creek Campground. Then go 55 kilometers northwest.
    • Ice fishing is best in December. Winter road access via access muskeg flat. Summer access by foot or ATV. No motor boats allowed.
  • Hummingbird Creek
    • A Ram River tributary. Travel about 55 kilometers south of Nordegg on the Forestry Trunk Road, and then eight kilometers west on Onion Lake Road.
    • Campground available at Ram Falls. Upper Ram regulations apply.
  • Limestone Creek
    • Enters Clearwater River from the south about 60 kilometers southwest of Ricinus on Highway 591, just south of Corkscrew Mountain.
  • Medicine Lake
    • Main source of the Medicine River.
    • Travel about 50 kilometers north of Rocky Mountain House on Highway 22, and then east to the lake.
    • Campground is on east side. Max boat speed is 12 km/h.
  • Mitchell Lake
    • Travel 10 kilometers south on Highway 22 and 10 kilometers west on the Prairie Creek Road.
    • Road to lake turns left across rocky pasture. Day use site. Electric motor boats only.
  • Nice and Easy Creek
    • A north Ram River tributary. Travel about 25 kilometers south of Rocky Mountain House on Highway 752 to Prairie Creek Campground west of Strachan. Then go about 75 kilometers on the north Fork Prairie Creek Road to the north Ram River.
    • The creek joins here. North Ram River catch and release regulations apply.
  • North Ram River
    • Crossed by Trunk Road about 30 kilometers south of Nordegg.
    • Campground is located at the bridge.
  • Onion Lake
    • Joins Hummingbird Creek about four kilometers upstream of where the Hummingbird Creek joins Ram River.
    • Take the Trunk Road about 55 kilometers south of Nordegg to the Onion Lake road, then go west to the creek.
    • Campground at Ram Falls. Upper Ram River regulations apply.
  • Phyllis Lake
    • Travel west of Caroline on Highway 54, cross the Clearwater River, then go six kilometers west, about three kilometers north, and then two kilometers west.
    • Electric motors only.
  • Prairie Creek (North and Centre forks)
    • Take Highway 752 about 22 kilometers south and west from Rocky Mountain House to Strachan, where the road crosses Prairie Creek.
    • North and Centre forks join west of Strachan. The North Fork Prairie Creek Road follows the north fork of the creek and Highway 752 follows the Centre fork.
    • Campgrounds are located two kilometers and 13 kilometers west of Strachan.
    • Catch and Release regulations apply from the North Fork Prairie Creek Road downstream to the Clearwater River.
  • Ram River South
    • The Trunk Road crosses Ram River about 60 kilometers south of Nordegg.
    • Campground is at Ram Falls.
  • Strubel Lake
    • Travel 10 kilometers south on Highway 22, 10 kilometers west on the Prairie Creek Road and then two kilometers south.
    • Day use site. Campground is located two kilometers west of Strachan on Highway 752. Max boat speed 12 km/h.
  • Swan Lake
    • Travel about 35 kilometers west of Caroline via Highway 54 and Highway 591, then go 20 kilometers north on a good gravel road.
    • Watch for the sign. Max boat speed 12 km/h.