Grande Cache, Alberta things to do
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Some of the things to do, activities to enjoy and "points of interest" to visit while exploring in the region around Grande Cache, Alberta, Canada.
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|Bring your Bike: There are hundreds of trails and gravel roads to explore ranging from easy going sightseeing routes to down-and-dirty difficult biking routes exploring along rugged wilderness trails. Some routes are single track, some straight downhill, some paved and many gravel - it is all here. [ trail information ]|
|Bring your Hiking Boots: Go for a hike exploring any of the many hiking trails in the region exploring canyons, mountain peaks, river valleys, wildflower meadows, alpine lakes and waterfalls. Might as well bring a camera too because you will need it. [ trail information ]|
|Hire a Wilderness Guide: There are guides available for some of the more popular adventures and outdoor activities in the Grande Cache region for, both, summer and winter seasons. Guides provide expertise, equipment and lessons. [ more contact information for local guides ]|
|Bring your Rod & Reel: There are many lakes and rivers in the region for fishing trout, arctic grayling and whitefish including Victor, Pierre Grey and Grande Cache Lakes... and the Smoky, Sheep and Muskeg Rivers. If no gear, no worries there are fishing guides in the region for hire. Must have a fishing license to fish in the region.|
|Go on a Tour: Tours operate in the region providing an opportunity to explore the wilderness backcountry around Grande Cache with a group of people led by an interpretive guide. Tours provide transportation, interpretive guide, equipment, lessons and sometimes accommodations depending on the tour. [ more contact information for local tours ]|
|Go on a Picnic: There are many recreation trails with natural picnic sites and there are day use parks near Grande Cache with developed facilities including cooking shelters, playgrounds, picnic tables, fire pits, sandy beaches and washrooms.|
|Visit a Historic Site: The region is deep in history surrounding the First Nation people, dinosaurs, fur trappers, early settlers and coal mining. The local museum, the trading post remains near Pierre Grey's Lakes and the two churches near Susa Creek are just a few of the historic sites to visit.|
The main industries in the region include coal, forestry, adventure tourism, oil and gas.