Grande Cache, Alberta, Canada
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Tourism information - Grande Cache, AB
Grande Cache, Alberta, Canada is a small mountain community located at the base of the eastern slope of Grande Mountain, situated at 4200 feet above sea level in the foothills and front ranges of the Rocky Mountains in the Central Alberta Region of Canada. .
Located south of the community is the Willmore Wilderness Park, the Continental Divide and Jasper National Park. Circling Grande Cache are 21 mountain peaks surrounded by backcountry wilderness including white water rivers, alpine lakes, forests of pine and spruce trees and roaming wildlife.
The 21 mountain peaks and 4 major rivers surrounding the community of Grande Cache, Alberta create great scenery and adventure opportunities. Some of the mountains in the area include the Ambler, Louie, Grande, Stearn, Mawdsley, Knife, Maxwell and Flood Mountains. The rivers include the Smoky, Sulphur, Muskeg and Kakwa Rivers.
The wilderness backcountry of Grande Cache and the Willmore Wilderness Park provides visitors and locals a playground for many adventures year round. During the summer months hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, horseback riding, wilderness camping, river kayaking, rafting, canoeing, fishing, flightseeing, wildlife sightseeing, golfing and atving are popular activities. Some offered as tours and/or includes guides.
During the winter months, after the snow has settled and the temperatures have dropped, some of the snow and ice activities enjoyed in the Grande Cache region include cross country skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, ice fishing and ice climbing.
There are many services provided that are important to travelers visiting Grande Cache, Alberta including accommodations, tours, guides, attractions, campgrounds, museums, art galleries, restaurants, grocery store, gas stations, post office, internet, transportation, laundromat, liquor store and pubs.
The main industries in the region include coal, forestry, adventure tourism, oil and gas.