Grande Prairie, AB, Canada is the main commercial, industrial and transportation hub of Peace River Country located in the Northern Alberta Region of Canada. Grande Prairie, also named "Swan City", is located on the banks of Bear Creek which empties into the Wapiti River.
Activities most enjoyed in Grande Prairie, Canada and the surrounding areas includes hiking, birdwatching, fly fishing (trout, pike, walleye, grayling, perch), canoeing, kayaking, boating, water skiing, horseback riding, golfing, hunting, mountain biking, picnicking, off roading, xc skiing and snowmobiling.
A few of the more popular activity and sightseeing destinations located in and around Grande Prairie, Alberta includes Kleskun Hill Park, Crystal Lake, Smokey River, Grande Prairie BMX Bike Park, Bear Lake, O'Brien Provincial Park, Saddle Hills, Wapiti River Trails, Off Leash Dog Park, Moonshine Lake Provincial Park, Wapiti Nordic Centre, Saskatoon Island Provincial Park, Muskoseepi Park, Centennial Park and Big Mountain.
The most visited natural sightseeing attractions, historical sites and cultural venues in and around Grande Prairie includes Grande Prairie Museum, Grande Prairie Live Theatre, Heritage Discovery Centre, Art Gallery of Grande Prairie, 1911 Forbes Homestead and the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum.
Travel services important to travelers in and around the community of Grande Prairie includes accommodations (hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts, vacation homes, resorts, cottages, cabins, hostels), campgrounds, tours, guides, restaurants, coffee shops, grocery stores, pubs, liquor stores, banks, gas stations, gift stores, souvenir shops, art galleries, big box stores, cell service, internet and transportation services including bus, taxi and the Grande Prairie Airport.