Step into Sherwood Park's first fire hall and RCMP Station! Explore pioneer-themed exhibits enhanced with unique historical vignettes. Our village square, modeled after a rural community, is the heart of the museum. Exhibits which include a general store, pioneer kitchen, one-room school, parlour, church, barbershop, Aboriginal room, and blacksmith and woodworking shop line the perimeter of the Square. Featured special exhibits change regularly and include private collections from local residents.
DeBolt & District Pioneer Museum, incorporated in 1975, has grown from one small log building to tell the many stories of the Peace Country community. From the beautiful Bickell paleontology display, to First Nations items, early settlement and farming, homemaking, bee keeping, on to cattlemen with rodeo and sports history, each building has its own items of interest. The DeBolt & District Museum Society has also produced four local history books (Across the Smoky, DeBolt Country Club and Agricultural Society 60th Anniversary, Edson to Grande Prairie trail, and Bridges to the Past).
The Rimbey Visitor Information Centre is housed in the Smithson International Truck Museum at the PasKaPoo Historical Park. Located two blocks west off the Highway, entering Rimbey's from the north. Open year round seven days a week in the summer and Monday through Saturday in the winter (closed Sundays). Features include a large parking area, grass rest and picnic area, playground, 10 acre museum, handicap accessible washrooms, WiFi and friendly staff and volunteers who are ready and willing to help with any of our visitors needs.
Incorporate two of the Rocky’s top attractions, Maligne Lake sightseeing and boat cruise and the SkyTram to save money.
Follow in the footsteps of the miners. Put on a lamp and hike up the inclined conveyor tunnel to the mine entry. For safety, wear sturdy shoes with good treads. Not recommended for individuals with a fear of dark, enclosed spaces or moderate heights. Children under 6 are not allowed.
Explore Jasper by land and water, a combination of activities you wouldn’t do in an average day!
Customized and Flexible private vehicle tours throughout Alberta. We have no scheduled tours until we hear from you that's when we schedule YOUR tour when and where you want to go!
Every corner of the world has its must-see attraction...in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, it’s the Athabasca Glacier. The Glacier Adventure tour uses massive Brewster Ice Explorers specifically designed for glacial travel to take passengers on a remarkable, interpretive excursion up onto the surface of the ancient glacier, part of the Columbia Icefield, the largest of its kind in the Canadian Rockies.
Maligne Lake Boat Tours introduces you to the azure-blue waters and majestic scenery of Maligne Lake. Nestled in a ring of towering mountains, Maligne Lake is the largest glacially fed lake in the Canadian Rockies. Here you’ll discover world-famous Spirit Island, the crown jewel of Jasper National Park. Choose from a variety of cruise experiences including our classic and premium cruises to Spirit Island, as well as our Through the Lens cruise for photographers. Guided fishing tours are also available along with canoe and kayak rentals, hiking trails and dining at the historic Maligne Lake Chalet and The View restaurant.
Taking place in the picturesque Rocky Mountains, the MS Hike is a great way for those looking to challenge themselves and help us get one step closer to ending MS. This one-day guided hike of Mount Yamnuska is a challenging hike with breathtaking views and beautiful terrain. Taking place on Saturday, September 9, 2017, hikers will be treated to breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as tasty snacks along the route. It will be a beautiful day of excitement, fun and profound accomplishment as you join us in the fight to end MS.Dollars raised by this event goes to funding ground-breaking Canadian MS research. Research that is working to discover the cause, better therapies, and ultimately a cure for MS!
In 2011, Jasper was designated as a Dark Sky Preserve by the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, due to its limited light pollution that creates ideal conditions for dark sky viewing. The Jasper Dark Sky Festival began with the goal of celebrating and preserving this status. At 11,000 square kilometers, Jasper National Park is considered to be the world’s largest accessible Dark Sky Preserves.From October 13-22, 2017, Jasper's Dark Sky Festival invites astronomers at every level to gaze upon the wonder of one of the world's largest dark sky preserves. As daylight hours begin to recede, October is the ideal time to celebrate the skies with the annual Jasper Dark Sky Festival presented by Rocky Mountaineer, an ever-growing festival aimed at connecting all ages to our universe and beyond.Power Down. Look up.2017 Headliners:Brian Cox, Phil Plait, Bob McDonald, Natalie Panek, Rob Thacker, John Rennie and the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra Strings
Blast off with astronomy experts from The Jasper Planetarium for an exclusive dining and stargazing experience atop the Jasper Skytram. Your SkyTram flight will take you nearly 1 km closer to the stars above, to the Skytram Upper Station, where you'll have the chance to look through the most powerful telescopes in the Canadian Rockies, under the darkest skies in the Rockies. Join a guided tour of the Solar System, learning about planets, galaxies, and constellations, and if you're lucky, you might even see a meteor or the Northern Lights! You'll also have a chance to attend a special talk on Canada's dark skies or a quick workshop about how to photograph objects in the night sky with your DSLR camera. Cost Includes return Skytram Flight, 2 Course Meal, and Star Gazing Experience.