This family-owned 27-hole golf course is just 5-minutes west of Fort Saskatchewan and has a pro shop, practice facilities and a licensed clubhouse.
For thirty-six years (1875 to 1911) the old fort saw mountings in hot haste, couriers from Battleford or Fort Mcleod riding in on exhausted horses, or expeditions setting out with horses, dogs, or with boats. The arrival of Indian prisoners with a country-wide reputation for badness, the assembly in the midnight hours to go to the assistance of settlers threatened by prairie fires; appeals for vaccine to fight the smallpox or for assistance in the involuntary arrival of future citizens; to the Mounted Police came all those who were sick and hungry, those who lost property or were lost themselves.
Overlooking the North Saskatchewan River, this museum and historical site has eight heritage buildings with period furnishings and artifacts that tell the history of the Fort Saskatchewan area.
Are you interested in camping but prefer the comfort of a bed and arriving to find camp already set-up? The oTENTiks at the Astotin Lake Campground offer a unique blend of homey comfort and a taste of outdoor adventure.
Discover the legacy of bison conservation at Elk Island National Park. Embrace your inner bison and follow in the hoofprints of this great animal through the passages and gates of the handling facility. Campfire and light refreshments provided. $20 per person, registration and information available at the Elk Island National Park Visitor Centre: 780-922-5790.
Experience the wonder of Elk Island's night sky. In the heart of the Beaver Hills Dark Sky Preserve, escape the city and gaze upon the countless stars in our galaxy with a friendly park interpreter. Campfire, hot chocolate, and s'mores provided. $15 per person, registration and information available at the Elk Island National Park Visitor Centre: 780-922-5790.