Local Attractions

Waterton Lakes National Park

Rugged, windswept mountains rise abruptly out of gentle prairie grassland in spectacular Waterton Lakes National Park. Here, several different ecological regions meet and interact in a landscape shaped by wind, fire, flooding, and abundant plants and wildlife. The park helps protect the unique and unusually diverse physical, biological and cultural resources found in the Crown of the Continent: one of the narrowest places in the Rocky Mountains. Here are some of the exiting things to do in Waterton

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump World Heritage Site

Located 18 km north & west of Fort Macleod, Alberta, Canada at a location where the foothills of the Rocky Mountains meet the Great Plains, one of the world’s oldest, largest, and best preserved buffalo jumps can be found. Head-Smashed-In – a UNESCO World Heritage Site – has been used continuously by aboriginal peoples of the plains nearly 6,000 years. Learn more.

Pincher Creek and area

This unique western town offers visitors everything from history to adventure.  Come here to discover what ranching is all about, the rich history of Native American culture or the courageous spirit of the pioneers.  Find out why this area has become the wind energy capital of Canada or explore the pristine mountains that surround this quaint community.Here are just a few things that Pincher Creek has to offer:

Great Canadian Barn Dance

Kick up your heels while you step back in time to the days when weekend nights were barn dance nights – a time to gather with friends, hear some lively music and dance the night away. Relive those times at the Great Canadian Barn Dance. Learn more.

Frank Slide – Canada’s Deadliest Rockslide

The Frank Slide Interpretive Centre highlights the rich heritage of the Crowsnest Pass amid the breathtaking beauty of the Canadian Rockies. The Centre is open all year and visitors will be greeted by friendly, knowledgeable staff who will share the fascinating stories of the Frank Slide through dynamic interpretive programs and presentations. State-of-the-art interactive displays and exhibits throughout the Centre focus on the infamous Frank Slide of 1903 – Canada’s deadliest rockslide. Learn more.