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Sylvan Lake, Alberta
A Trip Worth Taking!
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Four Seasons Of Fun!
Water Sports
Golfing, Strolling, Relaxation
Festivals & Events Throughout the Seasons
Ball Diamonds, Tennis, Beach Volley Ball, Walking trails
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Winter Fun...
Enjoy relaxing activities
when winter comes!
It's just Amazing.

Experience Sylvan Lake, Alberta

Sylvan Lake strives collectively to preserve its culture and heritage and prides itself on its sense
of intimacy, charm and relaxation, which residents and visitors, alike, respect and appreciate.
Sylvan Lake is recognized for its magnificent natural lake setting, which is visited by an upwards
of a million visitors each year is truly a destination for everyone, "season after season".
Come to visit, memories will last a lifetime!
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Welcome You to Sylvan Lake, Alberta!

If you are a follower of any travel website, you already know that Sylvan Lake is top of the charts.

TripAdvisor boasts that more than 70 per cent of the hotels and inns in Sylvan Lake and receive higher than 80 per cent customer satisfaction ratings. Sylvan Lake is surrounded by provincial parks which have incredible reviews from visitors. It is easy to see why, too. Our parks are well maintained and preserve the natural heritage of the area. Spotted with freshwater lakes and diverse foliage, our nature parks are incredible. Other sites such as Lonely Planet have rated Sylvan Lake’s beach as being one of the best in Alberta. It is listed as a cannot miss location by over thirty Lonely Planet blog posters.

Foodies love our town because of the incredible cuisine options. Urbanspoon has over twenty five Sylvan Lake restaurants listed on their website with ratings of 90 per cent or higher in customer recommendations. Our town is full of culinary experiences just waiting to be explored. Customers have a list of excellent Sylvan Lake restaurants to choose from.

Sylvan Lake’s local boutiques have been claimed by visitor reviews to have the nicest staff and cleanest shops in all of Canada. Our shop keepers are constantly looking for new ways to improve their customers’ experiences.

It is easy to see why so many people fall in love with Sylvan Lake. Whether it is your home or your home-away-from-home, Sylvan Lake is the place to be. Our reputation in the travel industry can vouch for that all on its own. Our lakes, restaurants, hospitality, boutiques and town folk make Sylvan Lake stand out. It has its own culture and way of life that you just can’t get enough of. People love it here, you will too.

Sylvan Lake Tourism Resources

  • Prepare to enjoy 4 seasons of fun in Sylvan Lake!
    Summer is just around the corner; Canadians, and people from around the world will soon be flocking to the beautiful resort town of Sylvan Lake. With an expansive freshwater lake and kilometres of stunning warm sandy beaches, this is a great place to get away from summers.
    Summer Activities >>
    Sylvan Lake is an active town that takes advantage of the winter months in classic Canadian form! If you drive into our town on a crisp, winter day, you’ll see a picturesque view of our frozen lake covered with young families skating, playing shinny and snowmobiling.
    Winter Fun! >>
    When you're at Sylvan Lake, make sure to play a few rounds of golf at any one of Sylvan's gorgeous courses and allow Sylvan's fantastic massage therapists to take out some of that tension or just take a stroll along the sandy shore of the lake. Click for more golf into.
    Golf Info >>
  • Tourism is the most critical industry in our growing town. When a visitor comes to town, they stay in our locally owned and operated hotels, eat at restaurants owned by Sylvan Lake locals, and shop in our unique locally owned boutiques.
    Sylvan Lake is committed to providing the best, most unforgettable experience to its visitors.
    Sylvan Lake General Info >>
    The Town of Sylvan Lake offers a wide range of facilities to ensure year round recreation and enjoyment, as well as one of the most Progressive and Professional Management and Staff of any town this size. The town facilities, parks, roads and more are maintained, managed and run extremely well of the town staff and volunteers of the community.
    Town Facilities >>
  • Aside from dining at the resorts and golf courses Sylvan Lake has many restaurants to tempt your Pallet.
    The Town of Sylvan Lake is full of cute, quaint shops and fabulous, flavorful food.
    It’s easy to find what you’re looking for in our gorgeous little community!
    The layout of Sylvan Lake provides easy access to all establishments. Park your vehicle when you arrive and enjoy everything our community has to offer by foot!
    Sylvan Lake Restaurants >>
  • Our lodging industry is vibrant and provides a wide range of accommodations from quaint Bed and Breakfast establishments to luxury lakefront suites.
    Sylvan Lake Acommodations >>

Sylvan Lake - The Right Destination For Tourists

Sylvan Lake brings in over 1 million visitors every year, and it is obvious why. People can’t get enough of our beaches, our attractions, our wildlife, and our friendly townies.

Over the past decade, our tourism industry has more than doubled. We bring in more lovely visitors now than ever before and we’re only improving. Our tourists have three options when they come to town. They can come for a day trip from one of many nearby cities, stay in our local hotels or rental units, or take advantage of the wonderful camping opportunities in our provincial parks.

Sylvan Lake is the main attraction for tourists but while you’re in town, be sure to check out as many of our added attractions as your can fit into your stay.

Sylvan Lake’s town was established as a resort community so it is no surprise that keeping visitors coming is a major focus for the residents. Our local business owners and municipal government want to make sure you get the most out of your visit to Sylvan Lake and are constantly trying to improve and develop attractions. Our priority is that everyone who comes to Sylvan Lake enjoys themselves and feels just as home as we do.

Our hotels and cabin rentals are owned and maintained by local residents so they can guide you in the right direction when you’re looking for things to do. They will go out of their way to make sure you enjoy your stay. If you are more of an outdoors person, check out camping facilities at the provincial parks surrounding Sylvan Lake. Wildlife and hundreds of tree varieties along our lakeshores will make waking up that much more beautiful.

Tourists can enjoy Sylvan Lake year round. There are just as many fun and exciting activities to take part in during the winter as there are in the summer. Come skating on the lake in the winter or take a refreshing plunge during hot summer months.

Sylvan Lake Tourism Businesses

Lakefront Real Estate Service

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Carl Stepp belongs to the group of leading estate realtors in central Alberta. His years of living in this region bring him a deep knowledge of the real estate market here. Whether you are looking to sell or buy homes in Central Alberta, you can get the perfect help from him. Visit Carl Stepp site >>

Featured Lake Side Business

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Lifelong hockey fanatics, Michelle Becker and Darren Field have turned their passion into a business with Hockey Central Sports Memorabilia.
Hockey Central Sports is among featured lakeside businesses in Sylvan Lake.
Visit Hockey Central Sports Memorabilia >>

Featured Limousine Services

AGLS - a premium sedan limo town-car company serving Central AB to Calgary, Banff, Canmore, Lake Louise, Jasper, Edmonton & all surrounding communities. We provide a luxurious & elegant black & white, white-glove linen ground transportation service - the coach near impeccable. Visit Avant-garde Limousine Services >>


Our Sylvan Lake Tourism website gets Tens of thousands of visitor each year who are exploring all Sylvan Lake and surrounding area have to offer. Roughly 1 million people visit the community each year.
Advertising on our website brings a large amount of natural traffic to your business websites and helps boost the sales.
If you own a business in Sylvan Lake, just contact to advertise with us!
We provide up to 3 affordable advertising packages for you to choose from.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

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Why Sylvan Lake Alberta Is A Great Place To Relocate To

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Sylvan Lake, Alberta is a great place to relocate to. It has very many tourist attractions so a new home owner of Sylvan Lake would have many options to choose from to do for fun or relaxation. A new home owner in Sylvan Lake, Alberta would never get bored. There is so much to do...
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Sylvan Lake’s Population

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Sylvan Lake is a place for all ages.  Twenty years ago, Sylvan Lake was dubbed as being a summertime vacationer village and resort town for retired wealthy mid-westerners. Fast-forward to 2014 and you have modern Sylvan Lake. The town’s population has grown over 20 per cent in...
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What to Know Before Moving to Sylvan Lake

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Sylvan Lake is a pretty town in central Alberta, located about 25 km west of the city of Red Deer. Sylvan Lake is actually a 15 km long freshwater lake located in Red Deer County. A popular destination for tourists from around the province, it sees about 1.5 million visitors...
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Sylvan Lake Wins Kraft Hockeyville Contest

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Even if you don’t play hockey, it is a building block of Canadian greatness. Whether you play, watch or encourage, hockey is something we as Canadians are proud of. In January, Sylvan Lake lost a part of that pride. Our community arena finally gave way after standing tall in our...

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