About The Area

Rocky Mountain House area is rich in Native Culture which can be experienced
on different occasions throughout the summer. National Aboriginal Day celebrations are held on the first day of summer on June 21 at the RMH National Historic Site.

A most spectacular Rocky Mountain Airshow is scheduled to take place
on July 25, 2018
With the Canadian Forces Snowbirds as well as the
Canadian Forces CF18 Demo Team, the Air Show once again promises
to be a spectacular event.
Please keep watching our page as we update on activities.

With a variety of industries like Oil, Gas and Forestry Rocky Mountain House and Clearwater County are rich in natural resources, farming is also well presented and together they will give you a wide variety of scenery within short distances of each other. Des Crossley Demonstration Forest a Historical Research Site for Forestry, and will show you much insight on the History in Forestry, it’s 2,5 km trail gives you an nice opportunity to bring a picnic along.

Highway #11 well known as the David Thompson Highway offers stunning views of Lake Abraham along the way and views of different wildlife are most guaranteed.
Mountain Sheep are often seen along Windy Point at Abraham Lake and Wild Horses once set free by the Brazeau Collieries in the Mining Town of Nordegg will
graze along the road side and at Kootenay Plains it is not uncommon to see herds of Elk just to call a few.
While many species of wild life are present in the area they may not always be seen.
When driving along Highway 11 watch for the Rocky Mountain Blue Bird who will leave you in awe for its vibrant colors.

Most incredible Hikes ranging all different levels from short and easy to most extreme strenuous overnight trips, highlight the West Country and will reward you with the most unexpected but breathtaking views. Guided Hiking tours are very well recommended for those who would prefer to not only hike but also have the comfort of a guide and its knowledge about the area.

Rocky Mountain House and Clearwater County Visitor Information Center is a rich resource of information if your looking for anything in particular.
When you walk West from the Visitor Center along the walking trail you will pass “The Big Rock”, a rock brought to us during the last Ice Age by a descending Glacier this paved walking path is a circular 6 km long trail.

Our children grow up Star gazing, watching Meteor Showers and viewing Northern Lights.
Even the Milky Way, our very own Galaxy is on most nights very well visible.

Clearwater Farmers Market is held every Thursday from 5-8 p.m. at the Brick Parking Lot at the top of Main Street
Market on Main is held every Thursday Night from 5.30-8.30 p.m. at Main Street starting June 28 to August 30, 2018

 

For more information please visit www.whereadventurebegins.com