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 …

Go East of Edmonton 2023 Photo Contest Winners

Jolene Kisilevich2023 Roadtrip Adventures, Announcement, Glendon, Indigenous Attraction, Lac La Biche Region, North Saskatchewan River, Photo Contest, Photo Contest 2023, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake County, Summer Adventures, Vermilion, Wainwright

We have our winners for the 2023 Go East of Edmonton Photo Contest! Thank you to everyone who participated and a BIG congratulations to all of the winners! The BEST of photos are awarded $100 and the #GoRoadtrips2023 awarded $50 sponsored by The Marketer – publishers of the Go East of Edmonton Travel Guide and Go East Regional Tourism Organization Best Event Photo — The exciting Kehewin Pow Wow by Sharon Taylor Photography BEST ATTRACTION PHOTO – Admiring the World’s …

Terrific Trails East of Edmonton

Rebecca Isbister2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Beaver County, Bonnyville, Camrose, Camrose County, Cold Lake, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Entertainment, Fall Adventures, Fort Saskatchewan, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Highway 29, Highway 45, Highway 55, Iron Horse Trail, It's Time To Go, Itinerary, Killam, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, Lamont County, Lloydminster, Lougheed, MD of Bonnyville, Minburn County, National Park, North Saskatchewan River, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Redwater, Roadtrips, Sedgewick, Sherwood Park, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, Southeast of Edmonton, Spring Adventures, St. Paul, St. Paul County, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures, Vegreville, Vermilion, Vermilion River County, Wainwright, Waskatenau

Last updated July 28, 2023 Explore 1000+ km of trails at 100+ Provincial Parks, Campgrounds & Natural Areas. These trails are full of natural beauty just waiting to be explored. No matter whether you’re out on the trails every weekend or if you’re starting out, you can easily find dozens of hiking trails for every skill and mobility level. How to get started? First, grab your copy of the Travel Guide. Read the Community stories and the Campground Listings, they …

#CampMetisCrossing and Discover Indigenous History

Jolene Kisilevich#TakeItToTheLake, 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Fall Adventures, Glamping, Highway 28, Indigenous Attraction, Interpretive Centre, Metis Crossing, North Saskatchewan River, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake County, Summer Adventures

By Jeremy Derksen #TakeItToTheLake #NEAB Cindy Lazarenko and her daughters return to their tent flush with the excitement of new discovery. A camping experience at Métis Crossing will do that to just about anyone. There is a make-your-own adventure feel to camping here. Campers can delve into early frontier history and learn about the Métis people, learn archery, paddle like a voyageur, gather round a fire to hear Métis folk tales, or retire to their own space for some relaxing …

Super Camping and Glamping Adventures

Rebecca Isbister2020 Daytrips & Getaways Campaign - It's Time to GO!, Athabasca County, Beaver County, Bonnyville, Boyle, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, Camrose, Camrose County, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Fall Adventures, Flagstaff County, Glamping, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Highway 29, Highway 45, Highway 55, It's Time To Go, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, Mannville, MD of Bonnyville, Metis Crossing, National Park, North Saskatchewan River, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrips, Seasonal Campground, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, Southeast of Edmonton, Spring Adventures, St. Paul County, Summer Adventures, Thorhild County, Tofield, Vegreville, Vermilion, Wainwright

It’s summertime and you know what that means — there’s no better time to leave the city and head in search of some camping adventures. East of Edmonton is home to some great retreats, provincial parks, parkland spaces and RV campgrounds. Here are a few camping locations to check out East of Edmonton. Rest assured, you will find loads of space to park your RV and plenty of great outdoors to take in. An adventure awaits you! NORTHEAST of Edmonton …

7 Super Summer Travel Tips & Trips!

Rebecca Isbister#TakeItToTheLake, 2020 Daytrips & Getaways Campaign - It's Time to GO!, Athabasca County, Attractions, Bonnyville, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, Cold Lake, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Fishing, Golfing, Highway 28, Highway 55, Iron Horse Trail, It's Time To Go, Lakeland Region, Local Food, MD of Bonnyville, Metis Crossing, Museums, North Saskatchewan River, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Restaurants, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake County, Summer Adventures, Vermilion, Water Adventures

Check out some of our top #goeastofedmonton Travel Destinations! You are sure to be inspired to #Takeitothelake with these Travel tips and trips. Over the past month, we’ve added some awe-inspiring Northeast Alberta travel stories. It’s Time to Go East of Edmonton! Here’s why… Boatin’, Barbecuin’ and Chillin’ with Ice Cream in Athabasca County A day on the water, surrounded by the natural beauty of Athabasca, is enough to make anyone feel at home. Check out the story here to find out how to get in on a …

At Métis Crossing, Visitors Meet the Métis where they Traditionally Lived

Jolene Kisilevich#TakeItToTheLake, Highway 28, Interpretive Centre, Metis Crossing, North Saskatchewan River, Northeast of Edmonton, Smoky Lake County

By Jeremy Derksen for #TakeItToTheLake This is your invitation to #TakeItToTheLake this summer. Renew yourself by getting closer to the water and don’t forget to share this with friends and family so they can enjoy all the Smoky Lake region has to offer too. Looking out on the historic Victoria Settlement on the grounds of present-day Métis Crossing, with its flourishing gardens and log-built homesteads backing onto the flowing waters of the North Saskatchewan River, one can begin to get …

Tales From the Trapline: Winter Experience

CodyAttractions, Events, Highway 28, Interpretive Centre, Metis Crossing, North Saskatchewan River, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Smoky Lake County, Winter Adventures

Make snares, survival shelters and traditional crafts at Metis Crossing By Jeremy Derksen For Lilyrose Meyers, trapping represents not just a livelihood but a way of life. With the decline of the industry in recent decades, she sees that way of life disappearing, and with it, the positive effects it can have for ecosystems. “The land is important to us, it’s a live thing — it changes. The trees … the animals … you have to look after them,” she …

Hwy 28 – Amazing Culture, Lakes and Trails!

Jolene KisilevichBonnyville, Camping, Cold Lake, Comfort Food, Fine Dining, Fishing, Glamping, Glendon, Highway 28, Highway 55, Iron Horse Trail, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, Legal, MD of Bonnyville, Museums, North Saskatchewan River, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Redwater, Restaurants, Roadside Attraction, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, St. Paul, St. Paul County, Thorhild County, Vilna, Waskatenau, Water Adventures

Looking for a new adventure? Go straight north of Edmonton on HWY 28, then keep heading a little further on Secondary Highway 803 to the Town of Legal. You won’t be disappointed! Your road trip will start with 38 beautiful murals sprinkled throughout the town of Legal. When you leave Legal, head due east on secondary HWY 651 until you meet up again with HWY 28 at the Town of Redwater: home of the World’s Largest Oil Derrick! Test your …