Sandy Lake, also known as Pelican Mountain, is a hamlet within the Municipal District of Opportunity No. 17. It is located on Highway 813, between Calling Lake and Wabasca. It has an elevation of 565 metres (1,854 ft).
The population of Sandy Lake according to the M.D. of Opportunity No. 17's 2007 municipal census is 130. As of 2006, the community had a total population of 93 living in 33 dwellings. With a land area of 1.48 km2 (0.57 sq mi), it has a population density of 62.9 /km2 (163 /sq mi).
The nearest accommodations are located in Wabasca.
Sandy Lake offers various playgrounds, a Skate Park, a Community Outreach Center with an outdoor volleyball court and outdoor rink, a boat launch, and a swimming area with fishing dock.
The nearest restaurants are located in Wabasca.
The nearest stores are located in Wabasca
This quiet, wholesome community is a wonderful place to spend an afternoon with its serene lake ideal for fishing or bird watching.