MD Smoky River

This vibrant region spans nearly 712,404 acres in the Peace County and includes the communities of Falher, McLennan, Girouxville, Jean Cote, Guy, and Donnelly. Of course, this MD is home to the gorgeous Smoky River, and Lake Kimiwan and Winagami are also partially located in the MD region. The area has strong Francophone and agricultural roots, with French pioneer settlers opening the land in the early 1900’s. There’s so much to see and do regardless of the season, and you can be sure to expect to see some beautiful landscapes and wildlife wherever your travels take you.

This region offers a variety of activities, culture, and diversity, making the MD of Smoky River a warm, welcoming, and exciting place to live and visit.

Winter Do Not Miss List

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1. Blue Bridge in Whitemud

The Blue Bridge in Whitemud is a popular spot for winter activities, including snowmobiling and ice fishing.

2. Hoodoos

Amidst the frosty wonderland, the Hoodoos stand tall, a natural marvel that can only be reached by helicopter.

3. Ski Hill

Smoky River Ski Hill is a popular spot for downhill skiing and snowboarding, with runs for all skill levels.

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4. Cross Country Skiing & Snowshoeing

Smoky River has an abundance of cross country skiing and snowshoeing trails that offer a chance to explore the winter wilderness at a slower pace. Take in the peaceful winter scenery while getting some exercise.

5. Outdoor Skating in Girouxville & Jean Cote

For a quintessential Canadian winter experience, visitors can lace up their skates and hit the outdoor rinks in Girouxville and Jean Cote.

Summer Do Not Miss List

The Municipal District of Smoky River is a hidden gem in the heart of Northern Alberta, offering visitors an array of attractions and activities that cater to both summer and winter seasons. Whether you are a nature lover, an adventure seeker, or simply looking for a peaceful escape, Smoky River has something for everyone. Here is a list of must-visit attractions that should not be missed.

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1. Honey Fest

The annual Honey Fest, held in June, is a celebration of the local beekeeping industry.

2. Quadding & Fishing

Smoky River is home to some of the best ATV trails in the province, offering visitors a chance to explore the stunning backcountry.

3. Hoodoos

The Hoodoos are a natural wonder that can only be accessed via helicopter.

4. Camping

Smoky River has an abundance of camping opportunities. Two of the most popular spots are the Blue Bridge in White Mud and Watino.

5. Golfing at Five Star

The Five Star Golf Course is a challenging par 32, 9-hole course that offers stunning views.

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IN MD Smoky River

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    Blue Bridge Campground

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    Five Star Golf Club

    • Honey Capital Park  768x518

    Honey Capital Park

    • Hoodoos Summer Tour  768x513


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    Jean Cote Outdoor Skating Rink

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    Little Smoky Ski Hill

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    World’s Largest Bee