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

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all-day Northern Sunrise County Canada D... @ Northern Sunrise County Administration Building
Northern Sunrise County Canada D... @ Northern Sunrise County Administration Building
Jun 29 all-day
Northern Sunrise County Canada Day Celebration June 29th Northern Sunrise County Administration Building BBQ, Face Painting, popcorn, musical performances, dance performances, Dr. Van Houligan Circus, Inflatables, family activities, door prizes, & more! Visit northernsunrise.net for more details.
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all-day High Level Canada Day Celebration @ Centennial Park
High Level Canada Day Celebration @ Centennial Park
Jun 30 – Jul 1 all-day
High Level’s Canada Day Celebration June 30th to July 1st The Alberta’s Trappers Association is having their annual Rondez-Vous “Under the Midnight Sky”. It’s going to be a big event with over 1000 people expected to come. In addition to this event, the Town will also be hosting a Canada Day in Centennial Park with bouncers and a stage and ... Read More
all-day Town of Peace River Canada Day C... @ Riverfront PArk
Town of Peace River Canada Day C... @ Riverfront PArk
Jun 30 all-day
Town of Peace River Canada Day Celebration June 30th  Opening ceremonies will be held at the Peace River Museum at 11:00 am, after which, there will be a walking/bike parade from the Museum to Riverfront Park. The celebrations will continue at Riverfront Park with laser tag, bouncy castle, circus performers, musical entertainment, free food, family games and other fun activities ... Read More