Family friendly experiences and engaging things to do can be found within Nampa! Spend the day or stay for the weekend, there’s always plenty of fun to be had. It’s the perfect place for a pitstop during your summer travels and offers many opportunities for you to enjoy!
- Nampa Museum
- Farmer’s Restaurant
- Mill Brown Park
- Harmon Valley Park
- Nampa Recreation Centre
1. Nampa Museum
Take a walk back through time and experience local history with the many exhibits in the Nampa Museum!
Here you’ll be captivated by specimens of the fur trading era, learn about the traditions of farming and the impacts it had on the area and see original, historical archives from the past. With indoor and outdoor exhibits, such as the original water tank built by the Central Canada Railway, there’s no shortage of things to see here. Stop in and take a leisurely walk around and immerse yourself in the vast history that Nampa has acquired over the years, you won’t regret it!
2. Farmer’s Restaurant
Next to the museum, you will find the local hotspot, Farmer’s Restaurant, which draws crowds in from every direction. Farmer’s is known for their homemade meals, specialty coffees, unique furnishings and welcoming atmosphere.
It’s the ultimate place to stop into after a day of travelling or if you’re craving a home cooked meal. Their menu features an all-day breakfast, delicious burgers, sandwiches, soups, specialty poutines, milkshakes and tantalizing beverages. If you’re needing something more specific, Farmer’s also offers gluten free and vegetarian options, making it easier for everyone to order something they’ll love. Stop in and see what the fuss is all about, we can guarantee you’ll be back for more!
3. Mill Brown Park
Just steps away from the Farmer’s Restaurant, you will find Mill Brown Park. This quaint park has 6 paved camping stalls, power and water hookups, a playground, tennis court, baseball diamonds and hiking trails to the Heart River. With its close proximity to the museum and restaurant, it’s the ultimate place to stop at when you’re looking for a fun weekend or day away from home. Perfect for all ages, this family friendly spot has endless opportunities for keeping everyone entertained.
4. Harmon Valley Park
Looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of town life? Then the Harmon Valley Park is the place for you!
With 17 un-serviced campsites, free fire wood, a picnic shelter, cook shack, pit toilets, hiking trails, a children’s playground, and horseshoe pits, this campground has everything you’ll need for some quiet time away in the countryside. Enjoy copious amounts of fresh air during the day, then relax by the fire under the endless sky of stars at night. Each site is surrounded by plenty of trees so you can have optimal amounts of privacy and feel closer to nature. Bring the whole family (and even your dog) and spend the summer soaking up the sunshine and beautiful views!
5. Nampa Recreation Centre
This multi-use facility allows the village of Nampa to host many events for the community and its visitors. It has a curling rink, arena and dance hall inside that are used throughout all seasons for different events and special occasions. Stop in on your way through and see what the village has in store for locals and tourists alike!