Drumheller, Alberta things to do
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Some of the things to do in the region of Drumheller, Alberta, Canada in the Southern Alberta - Canadian Badlands region including the surrounding communities of Morrin, Carbon, Rosedale, Wayne, Delia, Rosebud and East Coulee.
|Be a Paleontologist: The Drumheller region is, most notably, a dinosaur attraction destination focusing on the why, where, how, when and who of the dinosaur era. There are many opportunities to educate oneself on the dinosaur. There are museums, interpretive trails, guided tours, self guided walking trails and dinosaur art throughout the area.
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|Book a Tour/Guide: Let someone else show you around and educate you on the beauty and history of the region by booking with one of the local tour and guiding companies. There are guided walking tours, flightseeing tours and activity tours.
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|Bring Good Shoes: There are trails exploring the Red Deer River Valley spanning throughout the community of Drumheller and there are trails out in the Canadian Badlands exploring hoodoos and coulees.
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|Go Sightseeing: The Drumheller Valley is located in the Canadian Badlands. There are cliffside lookouts with views spanning for as far as the eye can see. There are river and canyon parks with opportunities to get up close and personal with coulees and hoodoos.
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|Shop, Browse & Dine: The downtown of Drumheller and surrounding attractions provide many opportunities to do a little shopping or at least a little browsing so to take in some of the local talents and culture. There are dinosaur attractions, gift shops, retail stores, unique boutiques, restaurants, art studios & galleries. There is even some big box stores for bulking up.|
|Go on a Day Trip: Pack a lunch and go on a day trip (drive or cycle) exploring some of the sightseeing touring routes of the region. The sightseeing routes connect to many "points of interest", villages and parks in the Drumheller Valley. One to check out is the North Dinosaur - Bleriot Ferry - South Dinosaur Route.|
|Enjoy a Picnic: There are a good selection of day use picnic parks in the Drumheller Valley region. Many of the parks and sightseeing destinations have a picnic site with picnic tables and fire pits. Some have picnic shelters, BBQ pits, playgrounds and spray parks. .
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|Count Dinosaurs: Explore the community downtown, the attractions and the parks and what you will find consistently are dinosaurs - they range from mini dinosaurs to the "Worlds Tallest Dinosaur". Dinosaurs stand with you on street corners and they welcome you to parks and attractions. Just how many dinosaur structures we are not sure? What is your best guess?|
|Bring your Bike: The Red Deer River Nature Trail is a great way to sightsee the community of Drumheller by bike. It travels from one end of town to the other following the Red Deer River visiting with canyons, parks , beaches, attractions, campgrounds and downtown Drumheller. Just make a note to bring your bike you will thank us.
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|Got Culture: There is a specialized art scene in the Drumheller Valley region which is very well represented by the dinosaur and the Canadian Badlands landscape. There are galleries, artists and artisan studios with dinosaur and landscape paintings, sculptures and carvings on display.
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|Fourrrrrr: Got clubs... bring them. There is something special about swinging a club on a golf course in the Canadian Badlands. The region includes a few golf courses to visit. It is a pretty special environment to golf - it is just you, the golf course and some friends, coulees and hoodoos.
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