Central Alberta, Canada
travel, tourism information
Cental Alberta Region
Central Alberta Canada, from community to community, provides many opportunities to experience culture, history, traditions and adventures.
The environment and landscapes vary 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.
Central Alberta, Canada is a historical and cultural destination. 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.
There are National and Provincial Historical Sites, museums, gardens, wildlife centres, heritage centres, cultural missions and pioneer settlements dating back to as far as 1799. Many are developed into attractions providing an opportunity to visit with the past and to explore the future.
Central Alberta parks, lakes, rivers, forests, foothills and mountains provide an opportunity to enjoy many year round activities. Many of the communities provide tour and guiding companies to teach and share their experience of an Alberta adventure.
Some of the summer activities enjoyed in Central Alberta include hiking, golfing, fishing, camping, mountain biking, cycling, horseback riding, river rafting, canoeing, kayaking, bird watching, rock climbing, boating, sailing and wind surfing, water skiing, jet skiing and scuba diving.
After the snow falls and the temperatures drop some of the winter adventures include xc skiing, downhill skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, ice fishing, ice climbing, dog sledding, snowmobiling and ice skating.
While on an adventure it is not uncommon to experience wildlife sightings - both land and air. The eastern sector of the Central Alberta region falls under the migratory path of hundreds of birds who migrate every year. Bring a camera.
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