What was it like to live during the time of the dinosaurs? Walk through Jurassic Forest, and find out! In this 16-hectare prehistoric preserve, you’ll discover a land populated with dinosaurs that ruled the planet 250 million years ago. Wander along the walking trail, and just when you least expect it, you'll realise that there's a giant Albertosaurus in the woods roaring at you. Over a dozen large animated dinosaurs are hiding throughout the forest, triggered by motion detectors as you approach.
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.
Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum is an international institute for experiential learning dedicated to Alberta’s palaeontological heritage, through research, collection, preservation, exhibition, public programming, publications and innovative outreach. It is a world-class facility featuring exhibit galleries, a theatre, classrooms, palaeo-labs, a restaurant, a gift shop and a fossil walk.
Explore the Canadian Badlands with Prairie Sprinter. Scheduled travel opportunities from Calgary are available throughout the summer months. Choose from a day tour to Dinosaur Provincial Park, a multi-day tour through the region, or create a custom tour itinerary for your private group. Prairie Sprinter specializes in small group travel accommodating 10 to 24 passengers. Tours depart from the centrally located Calgary Tower and include round-trip transportation and a driver guide.
History & Hospitality Set among the Alberta Badlands and the picturesque Battle River Vallley, La Prairieaire EcoTourism offers guided tours of the diverse historic and prehistoric sites on our lands as well as offering hosted camping - 2 campsites with portable fully equipped outdoor kitchens, and one with a refurbished 1976 Airstream. Horseback camps are also available.
Alberta Legendary Tours is a Canadian owned tour company based in Calgary offering Canadian Rocky Mountain sightseeing tours, First Nations cultural experiences, Aboriginal adventures, multi-day custom group tours of Western Canada/Alberta, and tours departing from downtown Calgary daily. It provides incredible Canadian travel and tour experiences while providing the highest of standards for safety and a sincere commitment to preserving the culture and environment of our great lands. In sharing our culture and environment with visitors, both guests and hosts, are deeply enriched by Canada's incredible traditions, attractions and awesome scenic areas.
Dinosaur Valley Half Marathon is an annual three event foot race held in Drumheller Alberta each September. The event comprises of 21.1K, 10K and 5K distances. The 21.1 and 10K courses are Athletics Canada Certified. The shortest course is dubbed the 5K family fun run and intended to be such. Segments of each course run along the scenic Red Deer river. Those that compete in the 21.1 will experience the Drumheller Badlands up close. Races and awards culminate before noon leaving ample time to continue exploring the valley.