Town of McLennan

Welcome to the Bird Capital of Canada

SunsetMcLennan, Alberta located in the beautiful Peace Country.  McLennan is  an hour drive south of Peace River, two hours northeast of Grande Prairie and approximately 4 hours northwest of Edmonton. 

McLennan is known as a transportation town, it is the hub of the Northern Railway Line. The rail
line from McLennan transports freight to and from the North up to Hay River,NWT and goes South from McLennan connecting to the Edmonton rail lines. In addition to rail service, the primary Highway 2 passes through the Town of McLennan. 


Fire Restriction in effect for the Town of McLennan

Open burning of heavy fuels is not allowed in the MD of Smoky River at this time. Please exercise caution when conducting activities in the dry cured fuels.
Safe campfires are allowed in fire pits in campgrounds or in residential fire pits. No campfires (or other open fires) or charcoal briquettes are allowed in the back country or random camping areas. Gas or propane stoves/barbeques and portable fire pits area allowed.Please make sure your campfire is completely extinguished when you leave it ( Soak It, Stir It, Soak It Again )

Clear debris from hot spots on your Off-Highway Vehicle (Knock it Off)

Please contact MD of Smoky river Fire Chief @ 780-837-0911, if you have any questions about these restrictions

Enjoying the Lakeshore of Kimiwan Lake
Please remember that when enjoying the natural beauty of the lakeshore that this is a nature wildlife habitat and is used by both people and animals.  Stay cautious and alert for signs that animals have been there recently.  Some percautions to take are: Stay alert, keep children near and keep dogs leashed.  Report sightings of bears, cougars and other large predatory wildlife to the Town of McLennan at 780-324-3065 or the Peace River Conservation Office at 780-624-6405.


New Waste Collection Bins -  How to place your bin on the street.

Trails & Rails Vol. 2 - A history book on McLennan is now reduced to $50.00 per copy and available at the Town Office, the Birdwalk and at the Legion during garage sales.

McLennan Fitness Centre - Open 24 hours a day
For more information or to register contact Genelle at 780-523-7714  
Check out the McLennan Parks & Recreation facebook page.

Tax Incentive for New Development in McLennan
A new policy has been passed that could provide you with a rebate of 100% on your municipal taxes for the first year .  This applies to new development and improvements to exisitng buildings.  A copy of the policy can be obtained at the town office.

Residential Lots
The town has service residential lots ready for you to develop. Download a list of our available residential lots.  Water & Sewer services are available at the property line. Map of Lots

Curbside Recycling 2018 Calendar
To find out what can be recycled download and print the Town of McLennan Curbside Recycling Calendar information sheet.  

Emergency Social Service Volunteer Application Form
The Smoky River Emergency Social Services are looking for volunteers.  If interested, please complete the application form and forward it to FCSS or for more information please contact Georgia at 780-837-2220.Volunteer Application