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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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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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FRONTIER TRIATHLON & DUATHLON
This is the fourth annual Frontier Triathlon and is a great fundraising event! Both events are off road and have various challenges to complete. Open to all skill levels this is a great event for advanced participants or those who would like to try something different. It can also be done as a group event sharing the different competitions. For more information please call 403-721-2202 or frontierlodge.ca/frontiertriathlon.Learn more
FAT TIRE FESTIVAL
What a fabulous way to spend a weekend, Fat Tire Mountain Biking surrounded by actual mountains! This event is open to all skill levels and the cost is $35 per day or $60 for the weekend. Meals and lodging available. For more information call 403-721-2202 or www.frontierlodge.ca/fattire.Learn more
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3 Unique, Unforgettable Stays in West Central Alberta
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September 13, 2017
3 More Incredible Hikes in David Thompson Country
3 unique and unforgettable hikes to explore in David Thompson Country. Experience the best trails in west Central Alberta.
May 3, 2017
Siffleur Falls: One of Alberta’s Most Underrated Hikes
Featuring a breathtaking suspension bridge, two river crossings (North Saskatchewan and Siffleur), a boardwalk portion, panoramic canyon and mountain views, lush forested sections, the quietude of the Alberta backcountry and 3 thundering waterfalls – Siffleur Falls Trail is a impressive hike.