Mackenzie Highway

Grimshaw hosts the Mackenzie Highway “Mile Zero” marker, a photo opportunity to mark the start of your journey on this historic highway, anarboretum that features trees of the boreal forest, Visitor Information Centre and just to the north, Queen Elizabeth Provincial Park at Lac Cardinal features a Pioneer Village and Museum as well as the North Peace Stampede (see event calendar for details). The Museum hosts Pioneer Days in mid August, with demonstrations of a shingle mill, threshing and butter making.

Northern Lights

The County of Northern Lights is home to a mix of hamlets, campgrounds, fishing lakes, streams and rivers.  Visitors are most welcome to participate in the annual Birding Tour, Battle River Rodeo, Annual Long Supper, Agricultural Tour (see event calendar) in addition to experiencing the “World’s Smallest Mall“, which is located just blocks from Shady Lane Campground.  Secluded, quiet and pristine wilderness camping awaits at Notikewan Provincial Park, and excellent fishing and boating at Sulfer LakeTwin Lakes Provincial Recreation Area is home to a lovely campground and quiet lakes, calming walking trail and is a favorite swimming lake, with cool clean waters and picnic area.

Manning offers two historic stops, the Old Hospital Gallery and the Battle River Museum, which features an albino Moose and two headed calf in its two story museum as well as large collection of antique farming  equipment. History comes alive each August for Pioneer Days with thrashing demonstrations and antique tractor display.


Upcoming Events

May
5
Fri
all-day Alberta High School Rodeo @ Lac Cardinal Rodeo Grounds
Alberta High School Rodeo @ Lac Cardinal Rodeo Grounds
May 5 – May 7 all-day
Alberta High School Rodeo Lac Cardinal Rodeo Grounds- May 5-7 Rodeo event for Junior and Senior High School students. 9am start on Saturday, 10am start on Sunday. www.albertahsrodeo.com
May
27
Sat
all-day Barrels and Bulls @ Peace River Fairgrounds
Barrels and Bulls @ Peace River Fairgrounds
May 27 – May 28 all-day
Barrels and Bulls Peace River Fairgrounds – May 27-28 This will be the first Barrels and Bulls event hosted by the Peace River Ag Society. Saturday will kick off the day with a pancake breakfast at 10am and barrel racing will commence at 12pm. Bull riding hits the arena at 6pm with 40 riders and a half time show featuring ... Read More
Jun
10
Sat
all-day High Level Local Rodeo @ Mosquito Creek Rodeo Crounds
High Level Local Rodeo @ Mosquito Creek Rodeo Crounds
Jun 10 all-day
High Level Local Rodeo Mosquito Creek (2km East of High Level)-June 10 Local rodeo, dance and more! High Level Agricultural Exhibition Society