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The M.D. of Peace has various camping and day use areas throughout the Municipality for vacactioners to take advantage of the natural beauty of the area.

Lac Cardinal Recreation Area - located 2 miles north and 3 miles west of Grimshaw, along the eastern shore of Lac Cardinal.  There are fire pits, a playground area, a camp kitchen, outhouses, and 16 camping sites (no reservations taken), which cost $10.00/night; however there are no power hookups or showers.  The North Peace Stampede takes place here every year, and as well, there is a large hall with basic amenities which can be rented from the Municipality. The Lac Cardinal Provincial Park is located beside this Recreation Area and is also equipped with camp sites and boat launch. 

Queen Elizabeth Provincial Park - located adjacent to the Lac Cardinal Recreation Area, but managed by the Government of Alberta, this park has day use areas, overnight camping areas, a bird watching area, cross country ski trail, walking trail, boat dock and beach areas.  Here is a website that gives more information on this park, including booking information:

Strong Creek Park - located next to the Peace river, along Shaftesbury Trail approximately 8 miles south of the Town of Peace River.  There is a large day use area, playground, fire pits, 18 free camping sites (no power hookups or showers), outhouses and drinking water is available.

Brownvale Ball Diamonds - located 1 mile west and 1/2 mile north of the Hamlet of Brownvale. As well as ball diamonds, there are fire pits, 10 basic camping sites (no charge), day use area, outhouses, and 2 horseshoe pits.

Elk Island Campsite - located next to the Peace river, approximately 4miles west and 15 miles south of the Hamlet of Brownvale on a "good weather" road. There are 12 basic camping sites (no power hookups or showers), fire pits, outhouses and a playground.

Although there are no sewage dumping stations available at any of the Municipal sites, there are dumping stations in the Town of Grimshaw, Village of Berwyn and at Lac Cardinal Provincial Park.


Winter Hours at Griffin Creek Landfill:
November 1, 2013 - April 30, 2014
• Wednesdays 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
• Saturdays 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

The M.D. of Peace has adopted a Grants, Donations & Funding Policy that establishes guidelines and procedures for dealing with funding requests. In 2014, $12,000 has been budgeted for grant funding - $3,000. to be disbursed each quarter. The 2014 third quarter deadline for applications will be May 31, 2014. For more information and application forms, click on the website page "Grant Funding".

M.D. of Peace

The M.D. of Peace Office is located at the west edge of Berwyn along 52 Avenue
Phone: 780-338-3845/780-338-3846
Fax: 780-338-2222

M.D. Office Hours

The M.D. of Peace Office is open Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. to noon
1:00 p.m. to 4:30p.m.

Bill Payments

Online/Telephone Banking - this feature is available through these banks: ATB Financial
Credit Unions
Bank of Montreal
TD Canada Trust (property taxes only)

By Mail - Box 34, Berwyn, AB. T0H 0E0
In Person - we accept payment only by cash or cheque

Useful Links

These links provide some useful information for the Peace region:
Mackenzie Municipal Services AgencySubdivision Agency
Mighty Peace Tourist AssociationTourist information on the Peace region
Peace River Museum
Alberta One Call
Electronic Recycling Association

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