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Summer Outdoor Activities

It’s mathematically impossible to do everything Alberta has on offer in a single summer. Slather on the sunblock and pack a picnic. We’ve got a busy few months. • Do it: Camping in the mountains or Badlands means hiking, climbing or mountain biking, then staying up late around the fire. • Good to know: Want a picturesque stroll and lunch at an alpine lake? Maybe a hot journey across a stunning desert? How about an exhilarating trek to a rocky summit? With thousands of kilometres of trails, there’s a hiking path for everyone. • Only here: Kneel in the dirt with a paleontological expert for a genuine fossil dig at Dinosaur Provincial Park. 

Campfire Writing on Stone Visitor Centre


Paddling The Peace River

Kayaking Wood Buffalo National Park

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Sundance Overnight Horseback Lodge Trip - 1N/2D

Experience the unspoiled wilderness of Banff on horseback on this two-day overnight trip with Banff Trail Riders. Ride along the Bow River to cozy Sundance Lodge, secluded but just 16 kilometres (10 miles) from town, to stay in backcountry luxury. Departs Saturdays, includes accommodation and a fully catered menu.

Expires: 2019-10-05
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Whitewater Rafting on Jasper's Fraser River

From our launch in the shadow of Mount Robson, the “Mighty Fraser” serves up turbulent rapids bound to soak every rafter! After a short portage around Rearguard Falls we paddle into the best whitewater of the trip. This trip offers chances to spot seasonal spawning salmon. Available mid-May to mid-September.

Expires: 2019-09-15
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Summer Horse Riding Camps

Wildhorse Ranch's unique stay builds leadership through horsemanship at the girls' overnight, summer horse riding camps. Take part in their practical horsemanship lessons, spend most of the day with your own horse, play games on well-trained, thinking horses. Meet new friends. Have fun! Technology-free camp.

Expires: 2019-08-23
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Rockies Road & Rail Retreat

Discover four world-class alpine mountain resorts by vehicle: Whistler, Sun Peaks, Jasper, Lake Louise & Banff. This area is abundant in spectacular waterfalls, alpine wildflowers and awe-inspiring mountains. Complete your journey on the iconic VIA Rail classic rail journey.

Offered By: Canada by Design

Expires: 2019-10-11
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Half-Day White Water Rafting

Hit all the big rapids of the Upper Red Deer River with Hunter Valley Adventures! Meet at camp. Spend approximately 2 1/2 hours experiencing some of the best white water in Alberta. Trip ends back at camp. Min. age 10 years old. GST Included. See you on the river!

Expires: 2019-09-09
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