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Can’t Find a Campsite to Book for Summer RVing? Consider a Seasonal Lease

RVing is more and more popular every year, which means it is getting harder and harder to find campsites around the province.
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The annual scramble for online booking that starts as early as February can be avoided with a reliable seasonal lease at one of the many beautiful RV resorts around the province.

Here are three incredible RV resorts that offer seasonal leases in beautiful locations:

Wood Pines RV Resort

Wood Pines RV Resort is situated on 160 treed acres five minutes from popular Pigeon Lake, Alberta. There are currently 50 fully services sites under development and they are getting snapped up quickly. Each site is 50’ by 100’ and surrounded by pine trees. Wood Pines RV Resort is open year-round and the owners live on-site.

The beauty of Wood Pines RV Resort is exactly as the name implies – the treed lots bring nature right to the door. The property boasts peaceful hiking trails and a quiet, serene atmosphere.

Wood Pines RV Resort is located in close proximity to four golf courses, a shooting range, a whiskey brewery, and the quaint Village at Pigeon Lake. It is located at 472044A Range Road 23 in Wetaskiwin County. For more information, call (780) 975-4401.

Fawcett Lake Resort

Fawcett Lake Resort is a seasonal campground that appeals to outdoor enthusiasts. There is plenty of room for quadding, 4 wheel ATVs, and mountain biking. People love fishing in Fawcett Lake for walleye, northern pike and yellow perch. Motorized boating is also allowed.

The lots at this resort come in a large variety of sizes and price points, so there is a spot for any type of RVer. Lots range from 2,500 square feet to 15,000 square feet. Some are beachfront while others are further from the lake with lots available in secluded areas or in RV neighborhoods within the resort. Annual leases cost between $1,700 to $7,000, depending on size and location.

Fawcett Lake Resort is located north of Westlock and east of Slave Lake at 731024 Range Road 260 on Fawcett Lake East Road in the M.D. of Lesser Slave River #124. For more information, call (587) 877-0746.

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Wabamum Marina & RV Park

Wabamun Marina & RV Park is a popular destination for RVers who also love their boats. Located on the shores of Wabamum Lake just 45 minutes west of Edmonton, Wabamum Marina & RV Park offers both RVing and boating amenities. Seasonal rates are available for fully serviced RV sites and boat slips.

RV leases are $3,400 per season and include 24 hour gated security, use of the clubhouse, a cement launch, barbecue pit, showers and washrooms. Wabamum Marina & RV Park also rents a number of boats for public use including speed boats, fishing boats, pontons, paddle boats, kayaks, canoes, wakeboards and paddle boards.

Wabamum Marina & RV Park is open between May 15 and October 15 each year. They are located at 5119 50 Street in Wabamum. To find out more about what they have to offer, call (780) 892-3008.

Avoid the Booking Lineups

There are many perks that come with leasing an RV site for the season: people love the convenience of parking their unit, they save on storage fees, and they never have to wonder if they’ll get a booking at the busy campgrounds. Often leaseholders will return to the same resort year after year and develop long lasting friendships with their summer neighbours. For a summer full of fun, consider a seasonal lease.

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