Central Alberta, Canada Adventure Travel

Alberta Travel & Adventure Guide

Environment of Adventure, Culture and History

Central Alberta, Canada geography varies from community to community in Central Alberta and so do the activities. To the east are boreal forests, wilderness lakes and high rocky slopes of the Rocky Mountains. Centrally and to the west are rolling foothills, river valleys, grassland prairies and farmer's fields. There are hundreds of kilometres of lakes and rivers - some left in a wilderness state untouched by the human hands while others have been developed into recreational parks, ecological reserves and wildlife reserves.

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Attractions, Adventures, Things To Do in Central Alberta

Activities and attractions most enjoyed in and around Central Alberta includes hiking, horseback riding, birdwatching (birding), cycling, golfing, canoeing, mountain biking, swimming, kayaking, fishing, swimming, water skiing, camping, walking touring, camping and cross country skiing, downhill skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, tobogganing, snowshoeing, ice skating and dog sledding.

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Parks, Trails, & Places to Explore in Central Alberta, Canada

A few of the more popular activity and sightseeing destinations located in and around Central Alberta includes Mirror Lake (Camrose); Elk Island National Park and the North Saskatchewan River Valley (Edmonton); Willmore Wilderness Park (Grande Cache); Athabasca Riverfront Park (Hinton); Messum Park (Lloydminster); Twin Lakes (Red Deer); Twin Lakes (Rocky Mountain House); Siffleur Falls (Nordegg); Sylvan Lake Provincial Park; and Glennifer Lake (Innisfail).

Accommodations, Services and Transportation in Central Alberta

Travel services vary per region, please refer to individual communities for available services. Travel services and amenities important to travelers in Central Alberta includes accommodations (hotels, resorts, hostels, vacation homes, bed and breakfast ( B&B ), motel, inn, cottgaes, cabins), campgrounds, tours, guides, gift stores, gas station, laundromat, retail shops, bank, liquor store, pub, restaurants, grocery stores and transportation services including bus, charter floatplanes, airlines, and water taxi.

Central Alberta Natural Attractions, Art, Historical Sites, & Culture

There are Icelandic, Danish, Italian, French and First Nation attractions and communities detailing their traditions, language and history. Many are home to special events, festivals and cultures. The most visited natural sightseeing attractions, historical sites and cultural venues in and around Central Alberta includes the Leanne and Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre (Camrose); Fort Edmonton Park and the Muttart Conservatory (Edmonton); Northern Rockies Museum of Culture and Heritage (Hinton); Western Development Museum (North Battleford); Stephansson House Provincial Historic Site (Red Deer); Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site; and the Danish Canadian National Museum & Gardens (Innisfail).

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Communities in Central Alberta