High River, AB, Canada is located on the banks of the Highwood River and Little Bow Canal in the Southern Alberta Foothills region of Alberta, Canada. This is cowboy country. There are fields of farm houses, ranches, rolling pastures, cattle, red barns, cowboys, horses, canola, hay sheds, plows and tractors. High River is "Home of Heartland".
Activities most enjoyed in High River, Canada and the surrounding areas includes golfing, birding (birdwatching), hiking, sightseeing, fly fishing, camping, biking, horseback riding, river kayaking, canoeing, art touring, and swimming.
A few of the more popular activity and sightseeing destinations located in and around High River, Alberta includes Emerson Lake, Frank Lake Conservation Area, Greenford Provincial Recreation Area (Longview), George Lane Park, Highwood Lake, Sunshine Lake, Little Bow Park, Birchwood Park, Wyndham-Carseland Provincial Park (Carseland), Chain Lakes Provincial Park (Nanton) and the Happy Trails Pathways.
The most visited natural sightseeing attractions, historical sites and cultural venues in and around High River includes the Downtown Mural Walking Tour, Museum of the Highwood, High River Agricultural Society Museum, Coutts Center for Western Canadian Heritage (Nanton), Bomber Command Museum of Canada (Nanton) and the Sheppard Family Park.
Travel services important to travelers in and around the community of High River includes accommodations (hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts, vacation homes, resorts, cottages, cabins, hostels), campground, restaurants, coffee shops, grocery store, pubs, liquor stores, banks, gas stations, art galleries, gift stores, cell service, internet and transportation services including taxi and the High River Airport.