Hasse Lake Map Edmonton
Location: 14. 4 km from Stony Plain. Exit Stony Plain on Hwy 628 west.
Info: Horses and motorized vehicles are not allowed on trails.
This 121-hectare day-use area set in an aspen forest is an ideal family destination.
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The terrain around the sandy beach forms natural barriers that are handy for parents who need to keep young children in sight. A playground on the beach, picnic tables, firepits, boat launch, and pier make this a pleasant place to enjoy a picnic. Trout fishing is popular here, and boaters with small craft are welcome, providing they travel slower than 12 kilometres per hour. A small island in the lake is typically covered in birds, including pelicans, gulls, sandpipers, and other shorebirds.
When hiking the easy three-kilometre loop, note the elaborate beaver runs and watch for wildflowers such as Western Canada violet, lily of the valley, fairybells, and sarsaparilla. Children catching minnows may net a three-spined stickleback, a fish illegally introduced into Hasse Lake in the late 1970s.
The park is a pleasant place to visit in the winter. Ice fishing is popular, and the trail is groomed for cross-country skiing.