Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
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Lethbridge, Alberta is a community filled with history, recreation and culture located on the banks of the Oldman River surrounded by wetlands, parks and the coulees and hoodoos of the Canadian Badlands.
The main landmark in the community, the High Level Bridge, crosses the Oldman River. It is a central figure in the river valley which is hard to miss. It was constructed in 1909 and measures 1,624 metres (5,327 feet) long. It is currently the longest trestle bridge in the world.
Connecting the community is a paved recreation pathway ideal for sightseeing, recreation and exploring by bike or on foot.
Lethbridge, Alberta enjoys a year round adventure season. Some of the activities enjoyed in and outside the community during the summer months include biking, golfing, hiking, disc golf, canoeing, kayaking, horseback riding, rafting, tubing, cycling, birdwatching and picnicking.
During the colder months there is a winter activity season after the snow falls and the lakes and river freeze over. Some of the winter activities enjoyed in Lethbridge, Alberta area include cross country skiing, snowmobiling, ice skating and ice fishing.
The community of Lethbridge includes many of the services and amenities important to travelers. There is a downtown section with shops, patios, boutiques and retail stores... and there is a big box store section located on the outer limits of town.
Some of the services and amenities include accommodations, tours, guides, attractions, restaurants, banks, grocery stores, gas stations, gift shops, art galleries, theatre, museums, coffee houses, liquor store, pubs, campgrounds, laundromat, internet, events, taxi service, airport, car rentals and real estate.