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Canadian Holidays - Outdoor Adventures in Alberta
What to do in Alberta
You'll find every type of outdoor adventure in Alberta, from high-altitude hikes in the Rocky Mountain highs to ancient dinosaur treks in the Badlands. If excitement is what you crave, then Alberta has great year-round adventures for any thrill seeker. Adventurous things to do in Alberta include mountaineering, downhill skiing, long-distance bike trips, caving and scenic day trips. There's something for everyone!
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Suggestions for What to Do & What to See in Alberta, Canada
The Rawson Lake Trail is an easy hike to a scenic and secluded mountain lake in Kananaskis Country, Alberta. Perched in the front ranges of the Rocky Mountains, the Rawson Lake hike is a 5 kilometer trek with a rewarding view of a picturesque green lake at the base of a towering peak - a quinessential Canadian postcard picture. It's an easy adventure with a rewarding destination.
Just outside of the Waterton, Alberta, along the Akamina Parkway, stands the first commercial oil well in Alberta, the second in Canada. It's located in Waterton Lakes National Park and the original drill pipe is still in place at the
We've been hiking in Kananskis, Alberta for the past 15 years. As weekend warriosr, exploring the front ranges of the Rocky Mountains was an escape from the urban world of Calgary. With no particular adventure in mind, we were content with just the popular trails forest trails, enjoying the quinessential Canadian scenery. And then we heard about the Carnarvon Lake hike.
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