Residents and visitors participate in camping, hiking, snowmobiling, and fishing, in addition to community celebrations and pow wows.
Barrhead hosts the Blue Heron Fair Days every August and includes the Wildrose Rodeo. Other activities include the midway, beer gardens, demolition derby, dancing, trade shows and parade.
The Westlock Fair and Rodeo is held every August and includes a parade, midway, tractor pull, light horse show, rodeo and chuckwagon races. La Crête and Fort Vermilion also host rodeos, an agricultural fair, and an annual mud bog competition.
Every fall, thousands of migratory waterfowl stop near Valleyview. This annual spectacle attracts sportsmen and birdwatchers from across Canada.
Lesser Slave Lake includes a beach and campgrounds with many activities such as hiking, biking, nature viewing, canoeing, kayaking, sailing, windsurfing, swimming, fishing, and horseshoes.