North Saskatchewan River Adventures

Jolene KisilevichCamping, East of Edmonton, Elk Point, Fishing, Fort Saskatchewan, Historic Site, Indigenous Experience, Interpretive Centre, Iron Horse Trail, Lakeland Region, Marwayne, Metis Crossing, North Saskatchewan River, North Saskatchewan River, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Seasonal Campground, Smoky Lake County, Spring Adventures, St. Paul County, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures, Two Hills County, Vermilion River County, Waskatenau, Water Adventures

Adventures from Edmonton heading East along the North Saskatchewan River… In March 2024, the Governments of Canada and Alberta acknowledged the entire stretch of the North Saskatchewan River in Alberta as part of the Canadian Heritage Rivers System, a well-deserved honour. With a history spanning thousands of years, the river undoubtedly holds deep cultural significance to numerous Indigenous nations in the region and has played a significant role in the development of the entire province of Alberta. All the while, …

North Saskatchewan River Adventures

Jolene KisilevichCamping, Elk Point, Fort Saskatchewan, Historic Site, Indigenous Attraction, Indigenous Experience, Marwayne, Metis Crossing, North Saskatchewan River, North Saskatchewan River, Outdoor Adventures, Smoky Lake County, Spring Adventures, St. Paul County, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures, Vermilion River County, Water Adventures

Majestic North Saskatchewan River achieves Canadian Heritage River Status In March 2024, the Governments of Canada and Alberta acknowledged the entire stretch of the North Saskatchewan River in Alberta as part of the Canadian Heritage Rivers System, a well-deserved honor. With a history spanning thousands of years, the river undoubtedly holds deep cultural significance to numerous Indigenous nations in the region and has played a significant role in the development of the entire province of Alberta. All the while, it continues to provide …

October’s Big Pumpkins, Beautiful Roadtrips & More!

Rebecca Isbister2023 Roadtrip Adventures, Andrew, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Entertainment, Events, Fall Adventures, Indigenous Experience, Metis Crossing, National Park, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Photo Contest, Roadtrips, Shopping, Smoky Lake County, Southeast of Edmonton, Vegreville

Hit the road for the most colourful time of year! Check our Itineraries and Roadtrips page for ideas, or go to Trip Ideas for recent articles.   Enjoy Beautiful Fall Colours on a Roadtrip Adventure… See our videos for inspiration or browse our Highway Roadtrips Guides. Go roadtrippin! Indigenous Experiences East of Edmonton We are pleased to feature this new section on the website that is the most comprehensive guide to Indigenous experiences in the region. We are pleased to work with Indigenous Tourism Operators, and share their culture in …

Northeast Indigenous Experiences

Jennifer FilipAttractions, Fall Adventures, Indigenous Attraction, Indigenous Experience, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrips, Spring Adventures, Summer Adventures, Winter Adventures

Northeast of Edmonton INDIGENOUS EXPERIENCES  Spend a day, a weekend, or take a week to immerse yourself in the Indigenous cultural experiences northeast of Edmonton. Heading northeast on Highway 28 you can start your adventure at the Village of Waskatenau. Just south of the village, on Highway 831, you will find the Victoria Trail. This trail is known as the ancient path that was travelled along the river between Edmonton and Fort Victoria. Follow the trail east from Highway 831 …

East and Southeast Indigenous Experiences

Jennifer FilipAttractions, East of Edmonton, Fall Adventures, Indigenous Attraction, Indigenous Experience, Roadtrips, Southeast of Edmonton, Spring Adventures, Summer Adventures, Winter Adventures

Featured above: Artwork by Ellie Lagrandeur, Dreamcatchers Gift & Art Gallery in Fort Saskatchewan East of Edmonton INDIGENOUS EXPERIENCES  Traveling east of Edmonton on Highway 16 you can learn about Indigenous culture and the early history of Alberta’s first people. As you drive East of Edmonton you are entering into the Beaver Hills Biosphere, a traditional gathering place for Indigenous peoples from many nations. The Biosphere features an Indigenous speaker series as well as other activities that that promote living …