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David Thompson Country is located in West Central Alberta, just north of Calgary. It is comprised of the major population centre of Rocky Mountain House, in addition to the communities of Nordegg, Caroline and Clearwater County. The area boasts amazing natural and cultural history for those who dare to explore. The signature trails are within serenity’s place of comfort, a camper’s and hiker’s dream with hidden gems and spectacular scenery showcasing mother nature’s very best.
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There is plenty of spectacle to tickle your fancy when it comes to David Thompson Country but above all we always extend a warm welcome and unrivaled hospitality to all.Learn more
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2017 Kinsmen Parade of Lights
November 25 @ 7:00 pm
The Rocky Parade of Lights is a fabulous way to get into the Christmas Spirit! The twinkle of lights and laughter of children as well as adults fills the air and creates a wonderful atmosphere that makes all who attend feel warm and happy!Learn more
Fur Trade Christmas
December 9 @ 11:00 am
What a unique way to get into the Christmas Spirit as well as enjoying our beautiful Historic Site. With many activities and events throughout the day it will surely provide fun and enjoyment for your family. A special performance by Northern Crossing at 130 as well as the Sealing of the Time Capsule are also on the agenda for the day. Be sure to visit Santa and his reindeer and don't miss seeing the SNOW WHITE CAMELS! Stew/soup and bannock at High Water House as well as real Christmas trees/arrangements will be for sale: CASH ONLY. Need more information please call 403-845-6680.Learn more
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August 28, 2017
Giddy Up: Adventures with JKL Trail Rides
When you think of the ultimate Alberta vacation – mountains and horses are likely two of the things that come to mind. Lucky for you, JKL Trail Rides conveniently combines these two elements – giving you the chance to enjoy a bucket-list worthy experience within a day’s drive of Calgary and Edmonton. With two locations in David […]
August 12, 2017
4 Incredible Hiking Trails in David Thompson Country
So, you’re ready to escape the ordinary and hit the trails, huh? Well, you’ve come to the right place! David Thompson Country is home to beautiful hidden gems for both hiking experts and afternoon strollers alike. Having trouble picking the best trail for you? Check out this guide to discover some of our favourite trails […]
July 20, 2017
Our Top 19 Favourite Instagram Photos of David Thompson Country: Landscape Edition
Your photos of David Thompson Country just keep getting better and better! We had so much fun seeing your adventures in our Top 15 Favourite Instagram Photos of David Thompson Country: Water Edition article that we decided we just had to write a sequel. This time, your photographic mission was to capture the landscape of the area. As usual, you never cease to amaze us, travellers!