50 minutes southeast of Peace River, 2 hours northeast of Grande Prairie
If you have been looking for a charming town that provides outdoor activities and historical sites to enjoy, then McLennan is for you.
Known as the “Bird Capital of Canada”, McLennan is a nature lover’s dream. With the Kimiwan Lake Campground, Interpretive Centre and Bird Walk nearby, visitors can hit up the walking trails, do some bird watching or cast their lines and catch some trout.
Golf enthusiasts can try out the Smoky River Regional Golf Course which offers scenic views and glimpses of wildlife over nine holes.
McLennan is also FULL of historical check points that history buffs will greatly appreciate. It offers sites such as the St. Paul’s Anglican Historical House and Manse and the Northern Alberta Railway Museum. One-of-a-kind experiences are waiting for you in McLennan!
5 Best Attractions in McLennan in Summer
If you enjoy golfing, nature walks, wildlife watching, history and camping, then you will LOVE what McLennan has to offer. With plenty of options that get you outdoors and enjoying the beautiful scenery, McLennan is the perfect destination for your summer getaway. The whole family will appreciate what this town has to offer and boredom will be a thing of the past! Plan your trip now and see why so many people continue to visit.
1. Smoky River Regional Golf Course
This nine-hole golf course is perfect for novices and experts alike.
2. Lake Shore Walking Trails
These paved walking trails provide the perfect place to bond with friends and family and a great opportunity to soak in the surrounding beauty.
3. Kimiwan Lake Bird Walk
This bird walk and interpretive centre is the perfect outing for those who have a passion for wildlife and nature! Inside the centre visitors will be able to learn more about the many bird species in the area, plus they will be able to see some fascinating taxidermy of native birds.
4. Northern AB Historical Railway Museum
Situated alongside the Kimiwan Lake Bird Walk, this rustic and informative museum is constructed with 70-year-old rough cut lumber from a local saw mill and depicts life from the early 1900’s.
5. McLennan Municipal Kimiwan Campground
This beautifully constructed campground has 18 sites, 12 of which come with power.
McLennan Winter Do Not Miss List
This charming town provides many options for your next winter outing. All within town limits, you can go for a walk, ice-fish, toboggan, skate or spend the day inside at the local library.
1. WINTERY WALKS
The McLennan Lakeshore Walking Trails bordering Lake Kimiwan offer a beautiful backdrop for a peaceful winter walk.
2. ICE FISHING
You don’t have to go far to enjoy your next ice fishing experience.
3. TOBOGGANING AND TUBING
There’s nothing like the thrill of speeding down the toboggan hill on a nice winter day.
Strap on your skates and enjoy an authentic Canadian skating experience on McLennan’s beautiful natural outdoor pond.
5. KEEP WARM
Discover all The McLennan Municipal Library has to offer by spending a cold day snuggled up with a good book in their warm and cozy library.
The Best Of Mclennan
Kid-friendly spots in the Mighty Peace
The Mighty Peace region has some of the most awe-inspiring terrain in Northern Alberta and we are known for our recreational activities and family friendly attractions.