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

Apr
21
Fri
4:00 PM Manning’s Regional Tradeshow @ Manning Arena
Manning’s Regional Tradeshow @ Manning Arena
Apr 21 @ 4:00 PM
Manning's Regional Tradeshow @ Manning Arena | Manning | Alberta | Canada
The 2017 Manning Regional Tradeshow will be taking place April 21 & 22nd and the Manning Sportsplex. The tradeshow promises to be bigger and better as we anticipate to grow in size and visitors this year.   Friday, April 21, 4PM-9PM Saturday, April 22, 10AM-4pm
Jun
16
Fri
all-day Honey Festival in Falher
Honey Festival in Falher
Jun 16 – Jun 17 all-day
Come down to the 2017 Honey Festival in Falher June 16 and 17th.
Jul
6
Thu
all-day Classic Peace River Paddling Adv... @ Peace River Cabins and Outdoors
Classic Peace River Paddling Adv... @ Peace River Cabins and Outdoors
Jul 6 – Jul 11 all-day
This  Peace River guided paddle focuses on fur trade history and is suitable for beginners. Experience wild camping, long northern daylength, few bugs and plenty of wildlife from the seat of a canoe or kayak. Fly in option from Calgary or Edmonton.  Includes  2 nights cabin or wall tent accommodation plus all gear, food and shuttle. For more info click ... Read More