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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.
Fall in love with our region
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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Marketplace on Main!
Entertainment, food, fashion, jewellery, the unusual, just to name a few of the vendors that come to Rocky for the Marketplace on Main every Thursday from 5:30pm-8:30pm between June 28st and August 30th! Be sure to come out each week to hear the different Live Entertainment groups that will be performing. There is always something new to see or do so be sure to attend them all!Learn more
2018 ROCKY AIRSHOW
July 25 @ 3:00 pm
You must bring your confirmation email with photo ID to the Air Show. You will be given a wristband wihich will allow you onto the airport site. Children under 6 yrs are at No charge. If you a buying tickets for the Flight Deck all MUST be 18 yrs and older. This is an Adult Only area. Parking is at the Clearwater County Public works yard on Airport Road. After getting your wristbands you will be bussed to the terminal. You will need to bring ear protection as the show is very loud, also a chair if needed. NO hard sided coolers will be allowed and absolutely NO PETS!!Learn more
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July 19, 2017
Our Top 17 Favourite Instagram Photos of David Thompson Country: Water Edition
Travellers of David Thompson Country always take the most amazing photos of the area, and we love when you share them with us! We love them so much, in fact, that we decided to make a list of some of our top favourite Instagram photos of the beautiful waters of David Thompson Country. Thanks for sharing!
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!
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 […]