Driftpile is a Cree speaking community located in Treaty 8 Alberta Territory and on approximately 15,000 acres on the south shores of Lesser Slave Lake. It is accessible by primary Highway 2 and rail.
Driftpile is located 52 kms east of High Prairie and 76 kms west of Slave Lake. Driftpile is approximately 320 kms NW of Edmonton, AB. There is another small business centre approximately 26 kms east.