McLeod River Group

Activities

The McLeod Group Campground is a specially designed and designated campground for large groups of people wanting to camp together. The campsite is available by reservation only for one group at a time. Family reunions, large gatherings of friends and specialty groups are examples of people who may want to use this site. Fishing for rainbow trout, eastern brook trout, whitefish and bull trout in McLeod River is the main recreational activity. There are also hiking and mountain bike opportunities in the area.

How to Get There

When traveling west from Edmonton, at the first set of lights coming in the town of Hinton, turn left (Switzer Drive). Follow Switzer Drive for approximately 1 kilometre to the next set of lights (Robb Road). Turn right. Robb road is an active logging/hauling road. Drive with extreme caution (please review our “Exploring Managed Forest Lands" section). Follow Robb Road (also known as the "R" road) for approximately 24 kilometres (the "R"24 sign) and look for a road on the left with signs indicating a campsite. Follow this road approximately 1 kilometre to the campsite, located adjacent to the McLeod River.

Access

The road is accessible by 2-wheel drive.

Fee

There is a $105/night group fee, plus $11.00 for each unit over 10 units (a unit is a tent or a R.V.).

Firewood

FRMA provides firewood free of charge.

Maintenance

This campground is maintained by FRMA. This has been sub-contracted to Fox Creek Development Association, an aboriginal owned company located in Hinton, with a long working relationship with Hinton Wood Products.

Reservations

This campground is available by reservations only. Reservations can be made by phoning the campground maintenance contractor "Fox Creek Development Association". They can be reached at 780-865- 2154, (between 8 am and 5 pm Monday to Friday), or by e-mail at foxsk@telusplanet.net. There is a nonrefundable reservation fee of $111.