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.

Rocky Mountain house is hosting one of three western-canadian Canada 150 Signature events, the Canada 150 Voyaguers Rendezvous.
Celebrations are held at the Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site. On July 1th the day will begin with the Launch of 2017 Voyaguers Rendezvous Canoe Race
a Race from Rocky to The Pass in Manitoba. Cheer at the Historic Site or right from our Campground when they come by.
Clearwater Idol Finals, a Live Show of Kira Isabella and a breathtaking Firework Show, will Complete this jam packed fun day at The National Historic Site to celebrate Canada 150.

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.

Walk West from the Visitor Center along the walking trail and visit “The Big Rock”, a rock brought to us during the last Ice Age by a descending Glacier.

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.

Each second year (2017) the Rocky Airshow Society hosts an impressive airshow visited by people from all over Canada with the Snowbirds as one of their main performers.

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 29 to August 31

 

For more information please visit www.whereadventurebegins.com