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Waterton-Castle Region Canadian Rockies

The southwest corner of Alberta has everything you need, if what you need is mountains, wildlife, lakes, history, restaurants, views, waterfalls and boat cruises that cross an international border. Waterton Lakes National Park, Castle Provincial Parks, Crowsnest Pass and Pincher Creek are the soon-to-be-not-so hidden gems of the Canadian Rockies. ● Picture this: The town of Waterton offers lakefront-mountain views from your restaurant table. ● Hike this: Castle Provincial Park is the newest park in the Rockies, which means crowd-free pleasure. ● Discover: Crowsnest Pass is filled with quaint towns, fascinating history and the site of an eye-popping rockslide.
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Discover Stargazing Tour

Join an introductory, low-intensity tour involving a short walk to a secluded stargazing point. The focus is on discovering the night sky and spending most of your time actually stargazing, using quality telescopes, binoculars, and other stargazing equipment. Use promo code TA2018 to secure 10% off.

Expires: 2018-12-31
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Summer Package at High Rustler House

Stay at the High Rustler House at Castle Mountain Resort near Pincher Creek this summer to take advantage of this offer. Guests who stay two nights receive 50% off the third night - a savings of $100. Restrictions apply.

Expires: 2018-11-30
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Alberta Landscape and Cultural Discovery

Rolling foothills, intimidating mountains, pre-historic hoodoos, emerald lakes and fascinating arts, Alberta is home to a changing landscape and an array of activities. Visitors will explore diverse scenery on this 11-night tour, from the majestic mountains of the Canadian Rockies to the prairie lands and coulee landscapes of the Badlands.

Expires: 2018-10-31
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Country Christmas Dinner Show

Hillspring, Alberta
2018-11-17 To 2018-11-17 MST | Show All Dates

The Holiday season is very special time for us here at the Great Canadian Barn Dance and beginning on November 17th we feature a festive Country Christmas Dinner Show for all ages! Bring the family, a group of friends or the entire gang to enjoy our Country Christmas Dinner Show with sounds of the season and festive costumes. Our Christmas Buffet features turkey and all the trimmings made from Chef Wilsons Kitchen so you know it's good! Enjoy a cup of hot wassail as you browse Granny's Christmas Gift Shop and don't forget to enter the Door prize draw on your way in for a chance to win a special gift hand picked by The Barn Dance Family!

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Bunny Bonspiel

Coleman, Alberta
2019-04-18 To 2019-04-21 MST

The Bunny Bonspiel is a southern Alberta Easter tradition! Over 70 years of great bonspieling! Plan on joining us to curl or to watch. The community of Crowsnest Pass takes pride in hosting the Bunny Bonspiel since 1947. It is one of the longest-running curling bonspiels in Alberta!

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Minotaur

Crowsnest Pass, Alberta
2019-08-04 To 2019-08-04 MST

Set in the high alpine of the beautiful Crowsnest Pass, against the continental divide, a new adventure experience awaits. Meet the Minotaur Aug 4 2019. This is a capped event set in high alpine terrain - the race course well flagged, completely off-trail and participants are expected to be completely self sufficient. An 8 hour time cutoff is in place for this true alpine style foot race race.

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Castle Mountain Ski Lodge

Pincher Creek, Alberta

Castle Mountain central reservations will help you find suitable ski-in, ski-out accommodations from a selection of various on-hill cabins and condos. This is a great option for groups, families and long term guests all year long. Ski 'n Sleep packages are also available.

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Adanac Adventures

Crowsnest Pass, Alberta

Looking for a great getaway? Mountain views, wildlife, outdoor recreation and adventures are waiting for you at Adanac Adventures. Located in the Crowsnest Pass, Alberta, nestled on a forested five acre property, Adanac Adventures has four fully-serviced year-round cabins, eight power camping sites and various tenting spots. Other guest amenities include a barbecue and picnic area, large fire-pit area, walking trails, park area, and seasonal store. Enjoy views of the famous Frank Slide (Turtle Mountain) from your cabin or site. ATV or snowmobile right from your cabin or campsite. Book your adventure today!

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Goat Mountain Get-A-Way

Crowsnest Pass, Alberta
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Goat Mountain Get-A-Way presents you with seven uniquely decorated, large, modern chalets which feature queen size beds and pullouts, 4 piece baths, fully equipped kitchens, gas fireplaces, gas barbeques, wrap-around decks, cable TV, free high-speed wireless internet, and a picnic area with a fire pit. Centrally located in the heart of the Crowsnest Pass, guests can take advantage of all fishing, snowmobiling, hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, downhill skiing, mountain climbing, caving, golfing, and other outdoor adventures that are abundant in the area. These picturesque chalets are perfect for families, friends, honeymoon couples, outdoor enthusiasts, as well as those looking for peace and quiet.

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Great Canadian Barn Dance

Hillspring, Alberta
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A family friendly camping resort with roast beef dinner buffets on the weekends and live band dances for all ages. Large sports field canoes and horseshoe pits. Great for family reunions and RV rallies. Close to many tourist attractions. Open May long through end of September.

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the Tamarack, Waterton's Outdoor Store

Waterton Lakes, Alberta

The Tamarack is Waterton's Outdoor Store. Family owned and operated, they have been supporting and outfitting adventurers in Southern Alberta for over 40 years. Authentic yet modern, the Tamarack is an authorized retailer of quality mountain lifestyle products and a source of current and informative hiking and visitor information in the Park. From camping to biking, backpacking to travelling, the Tamarack has a huge selection of everything you need to 'get out there' in Waterton Lakes National Park.

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Heritage Acres Farm Museum

Pincher Creek, Alberta
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An extensive collection of pioneer and farm-related artifacts, heritage buildings a cafe and gift shop can be found at Alberta's largest independent agriculture museum on a 180-acre site near Pincher Creek.

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Lynx Creek Provincial Recreation Area

Pincher Creek, Alberta

Find your peace in the south western Rockies. Take a hike Creekside or try your luck fishing for trout. OHV trails in the vicinity. Please keep OHVs on trailers while in the recreation area.

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Racehorse Provincial Recreation Area

Crowsnest Pass, Alberta

Located just outside of Coleman in the Crowsnest Pass, Racehorse Provincial Recreation Area features a total of 38 unserviced campsites that are well-treed. The park has a creek running through it and some of the campsites are located close to the creek.

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Lundbreck Falls

Lundbreck, Alberta
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Near PIncher Creek in Southern Alberta, the rushing Crowsnest River plunges 12 m (39 ft) into a deep pool in the canyon below. Watch the powerful Lundbreck Falls from the observation platform and then walk down into the limestone gorge for a closer look.

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