Northern Alberta, Canada Adventure Travel
Alberta Travel & Adventure Guide
Peace Country, Grande Prairie County, Athabasca Country, Big Lake Country and the Fort McMurray Region
Northern Alberta, Canada is a prairie landscape consisting of a series of diverse eco systems divided into geographical regions - Peace Country, Grande Prairie County, Athabasca Country, Big Lake Country and the Fort McMurray Region. The geography of the region includes wetlands, prairie grass, muskegs, wildflower meadows, river valleys, boreal forest, sand dunes, rolling hills, lakes, wildlife and prairie lowlands.
Attractions, Adventures, Things To Do in Northern Alberta
Activities and attractions most enjoyed in and around Northern Alberta includes golfing, birding (birdwatching), river kayaking, canoeing, fly fishing, hunting, rock climbing, boating, horseback riding, flightseeing, zip lining, mountain biking, hiking, biking, cycling, off roading and xc skiing, dog sledding, ice fishing, and snowmobiling.
Parks, Trails, & Places to Explore in Northern Alberta, Canada
A few of the more popular activity and sightseeing destinations located in and around Northern Alberta includes the Wood Buffalo National Park, Egg Island Ecological Reserve, and the Gregoire Lake Provincial Park (Fort McMurray); Saskatoon Island Provincial Park, Kleskun Hill Park and the Wapiti River Trails (Grande Prairie); Footner Lake and Hutch Lake (High Level) and the Lesser Slave Lake Bird Observatory.
Accommodations, Services and Transportation in Northern Alberta
Travel services vary per region, please refer to individual communities for available services. Travel services and amenities important to travelers in Northern Alberta includes accommodations (fishing lodges, outfitter camps, wilderness resorts, backcountry cabins, bed and breakfast, motel, inn), 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.
Northern Alberta Natural Attractions, Art, Historical Sites, & Culture
There are over 30 museums and historic sites in the north of Alberta celebrating the history of the First Nations, Metis, European settlers and fur traders. The most visited natural sightseeing attractions, historical sites and cultural venues in and around Northern Alberta includes the Athabasca Sand Dunes (Fort McMurray); Heritage Discovery Centre and the Currie Dinosaur Museum (Grande Prairie); and the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis),