The most popular destinations within the area are Elk Island National Park, Miquelon Lake Provincial Park, the Cooking Lake-Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area, the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, and the Strathcona Wilderness Centre. In winter months, the Strathcona Wilderness Centre, Elk Island National Park, Miquelon Lake Provincial Park and the Cooking Lake-Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area become popular cross-country ski destinations. The latter also has some trails catering to snowmobilers and is the primary venue for the annual Birkebeiner cross-country ski event. The Ministik Lake Game Bird Sanctuary is also a destination for snowmobilers where a regional snowmobile group grooms and maintains 105 km of trails.
There are close to 700 campsites located within the Beaver Hills.