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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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Snowy Saturdays at Crimson Lake Provincial Park
January 20 @ 10:00 am
What a great way to spend some time outdoors with many activities such as snow shoeing, tubing, fort building, and learning some outdoor skills. The store is open for hot drinks, snacks, s'mores and hot dogs. The fire pit will be burning during the day for a brief warming up or to stop and enjoy a hot dog or s'more over the comforting flames.Learn more
Freeezin for a Reason Polar Bear Dip 2018
February 17 @ 1:00 pm
So many ways to enjoy this event! You can go solo or gather your friends and make a team, all this fun and laughter while raising funds for your local community organizations! What a great way to spend the day, there is always something to do in our wonderful west country!!! Registration is through the Christenson Sports & Wellness Centre.Learn more
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July 27, 2017
Our 15 Favourite Instagram Photos of David Thompson Country: Trails Edition
You did it again travellers! You impressed us yet again with your incredible Instagram photos of David Thompson Country. Of course, we couldn’t help ourselves. We had to showcase your adventures in our Favourite Instagram Photos of David Thompson Country: Trails Edition. Thanks for sharing all the fun!
August 22, 2017
An Eco-Tourism Stay in David Thompson Country: Aurum Lodge
Nestled in the wilderness of David Thompson Country is Aurum Lodge an eco-friendly lodge that allows you to enjoy the beauty of the area while having as little negative impact on the environment as possible. We sat down with our friends at Aurum lodge to discuss what guests can experience during their stay, and why […]
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 […]