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on the water

in the cypress hills

Kayakers at sunset on the lake at Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park.

boat rental

Cypress Hills is home to some beautiful lakes, creeks, and reservoirs. Make your visit one full of water activities. Elkwater Boat & Bike Rental offers canoes, single & tandem kayaks, paddle boards, mountain bikes, tandem bikes, child push bikes, and life jackets.

(403) 893-8833


Fishing in the Park is some of the best in Southern Alberta. A fishing license is required and more information on this and regulations can be found on the link below:

Fishing regulations

Elkwater Lake

  • Northern Pike
  • Yellow Perch

Spruce Coulee

  • Brooke Trout
  • Walleye
  • Arctic Grayling

Reesor Lake

  • Rainbow Trout

Michelle Reservoir

  • Rainbow Trout

Bullshead Reservoir

  • Rainbow Trout

Bullshead creek

  • Rainbow Trout

Battle Creek & Tributaries

  • Brown Trout

Graburn Creek & Tributaries

  • Brown Trout


Visitor Centre
Open Year Round
(403) 893–3833 Ext. 5

Campsite Reservations
Toll Free: 1 (877) 537–2757

Provincial Park Information
Toll Free: 1 (866) 427–3582
(780) 427–3582

Fire Bans in Alberta

Phone: 911

24 Hour Park Help Line
1 (780) 644-3880