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Drumheller Southern Alberta

If you see the world’s largest dinosaur, you’re in the right place. The towering replica – 4.5 times the size of a real T-rex – marks the visitor information centre in Drumheller. From there, you can plot your next adventure. ● Learn something: The Royal Tyrrell Museum will have you nerding out in no time. It’s home to some of the most remarkable prehistoric specimens ever unearthed. That includes an armoured nodasaur that is so amazingly well preserved that it looks more like a statue than a fossil. ● Cretaceous outdoors: Take a self-guided tour through the Badlands, or a guided tour that will reveal some of the wonders of the area, like “fairy chimneys,” twisting canyons and a slightly terrifying/exhilerating suspension bridge. 
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Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology

Drumheller, Alberta
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The world-renowned Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology is Canada’s only museum dedicated exclusively to the science of palaeontology. In addition to housing one of the world’s largest displays of dinosaurs, the museum offers a wide variety of creative, fun and educational programs that bring the prehistoric past to life.

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Dinosaur Trail Golf & Country Club

Drumheller, Alberta
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While you are at Dinosaur Trail Golf & Country Club, you will experience a course like no other. Two completely different sets of 9s define this 18-hole course, offering stark scenery.

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World's Largest Dinosaur

Drumheller, Alberta
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Towering high over Drumheller, the World's Largest Dinosaur is open year round for dino-enthusiasts of all ages to explore. Climb 106 stairs inside the 26 m tall T-rex, lined with beautiful murals, and admire the breathtaking badlands from her gaping jaw. Admission is charged and there is a gift shop, Visitor Information Centre and public toilets onsite.

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Red Deer River Adventures

Drumheller, Alberta

Red Deer River Adventures offers kayak and canoe rentals and guided tours on the Red Deer River. Join us on a tour of the scenic Red Deer River in the badlands of central Alberta or rent a kayak or canoe and experience the stunning scenery and unique geology of the area. Two-hour, half day and full day tours follow the path of the dinosaur hunters through the badlands of central Alberta. Shuttles to pick up and drop off points also available.

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Alberta Badlands Top-Down Tours

Drumheller, Alberta

Alberta's Badlands are unveiled as we depart from Drumheller or other pick-up locations and venture through the scenic Red Deer River Valley. A fleet of PT Cruiser convertibles allow for unhampered 360-degree views of landscapes, creating WOW! moments around each corner and at every hilltop. Not your average day trip!

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Dinosaur Valley Express

Drumheller, Alberta
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Take a scenic ride aboard a 1920s-inspired trolley with the Dinosaur Valley Express, which offers customized tours and transportation for corporate groups, school groups, weddings, birthday and retirement parties, Drumheller golf getaways, and more! NEW for summer 2017 is the 10 X-perience, a three-hour excursion that takes visitors on an outdoor journey down to highway 10X, the road less travelled. Relax on the Dinosaur Valley Express and learn about the area's rich history. Shop at the quaint Sage Shoppe. Stroll or hike the badland's unique geography, and let flora & fauna become your inspiration in creating a customized keepsake from your visit to the Drumheller Valley. Includes pick up from area campgrounds, hotels, and the Worlds' Largest Dinosaur near downtown Drumheller.

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Gran Fondo Badlands

Drumheller, Alberta
2018-06-23 To 2018-06-23 MST

Gran Fondo Badlands is one of the top 10 Gran Fondo bicycle events in Canada, offering cycling distances from 50 km to 162 km. Ride your bike along the beautiful Red Deer river valley, take in fabulous vistas, the unusual badlands terrain (watch out for the dinosaurs!), cross the river on the ferry and ride over 10 wooden bridges into Wayne (population of 26) on your way to the Baconsaurus Station. Not into road riding? Try the new Gravel Grinder event - ride your gravel or cross bike and try the extremely challenging 92km event. There are fully stocked aid stations enroute and a great lunch after your ride. Staying overnight? Join the fun at the special pre-event dinner.

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