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David Thompson Country is located in West Central Alberta, just north of Calgary. It is a regional tourism partnership comprised of the major population centre of Rocky Mountain House, in addition to the village of Caroline, Clearwater County and the hamlet of Nordegg in western 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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October 6, 2020
Landslide Lake Hiking and Backcountry Camping – by Dustin Cressey
Landslide Lake Hiking and Backcountry Camping – by Dustin Cressey A pinnacle of David Thompson Country, this turquoise blue lake and the surrounding wilderness lie undisturbed, only accessible by air or foot. Thankfully, with a bit of preparation and commitment, you will find yourself watching the sunset from its welcoming shores, awaiting Alberta’s starry skies. […]
August 30, 2019
13 Summer Adventure Pictures in David Thompson Country – August 30, 2019
It was a wet year and we didn’t see many hot days, but the views were still wonderful, the hikes amazing, and the camping always fun. Here are some of our favorite summer adventures in David Thompson Country for 2019. Whitewater Rafting with Hunter Valley Adventures on the Red Deer River in the southern […]
July 20, 2020
Scrambles around Nordegg and Abraham Lake in David Thompson Country
We are very blessed with hikes and trails of varying difficulty and unique beauty. Scrambles have become quite popular over the past several years. Brett Pawlyk has written a book about Scrambles in David Thompson Country and has graciously shared the following excerpt with us. The complete book with descriptions and maps of many scrambles […]