Baptiste Lake Recreation Area Beach, AB
Baptiste Lake Recreation Area Beach Short Term Forecast
Baptiste Lake Recreation Area Beach. Baptiste Lake is named after settler Majeau Baptiste. The beach is sandy and the waters shallow. Baptiste Lake generally has high levels of algal growth with a history of blue green algae blooms in the months of July and August. The beach in the recreation area has all of the day use and camping amenities. Baptiste is a very developed lake so expect a lot of boat traffic but the swimming area is clearly marked. The 2011 water levels were high resulting in less beach.NOTE: ADVISORIES: Blue-green algae advisory issued for Baptiste Lake June 27/2014 until Nov 6/2014. Alberta Health Services Blue-Green Algae Health Advisory was issued for Baptiste Lake on Aug 2-Oct 3/2013: June 29-Oct 10/2012: July 22-Nov 9/2011.
Tested weekly from May 30 to August 30
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