Located 30 km south of the Town of Peace River, the Village of Nampa is “A place close to the Heart”
because the Heart River flows near the village. Nampa is a Cree word meaning “the Place”. The Nampa and District Pioneer Museum is open during the summer and serves a tourist information centre. The museum was formed in 1978 to collect and preserve the areas culture and artifacts. The Nampa Municipal Library offers internet services. The Nampa & District Agriculture Complex is home to an arena and curling rink. It is a centre for a variety of winter activities.