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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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Clearwater Farmer's Market
September 6 @ 5:00 pm
Clearwater Farmers Market will once again be in the Brick Parking lot on Thursday nights from 5-8 pm. This market will run from September 6th to September 27th. All your favorites will be available so be sure to stop by and pick up any items you may need. New Members can call 403-846-6342 .Learn more
FRIGHT NIGHT AT THE SITE IS BACK!!!
October 5 @ 7:00 pm
What a perfect way to get into the Halloween spirit! October 5th, 6th, 12th and 13th with a Family Fright during the Sunday afternoon of the 13th make sure to attend the Fright Night on of these evenings you wont regret it. Many volunteers go to great lengths to make this a very special event leading up to the spooky All Hallows Eve. Come out an see the wonderful costumes and have a wonderfully mysterious, scary evening at the National Historic Site!!Learn more
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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.
July 6, 2018
10 Pictures of 2018 Summer Adventures in David Thompson Country
The weather has been amazing so far this summer, making for a great time to hike, bike, canoe, or just sit around the campsite playing games or reading a good book. Here are some of our favorite pictures of David Thompson Country so far for the summer of 2018. Exploring the North Saskatchewan River […]
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 […]