City of Camrose

A VIBRANT AND SOPHISTICATED CITY
WITH SMALL TOWN FRIENDLINESS

Located 1 hour drive southeast of Edmonton on Highway 13. Once you get here, you will experience a city that is
vibrant and alive with all of the amenities of a big city without the hustle and bustle.

HIGHLIGHTS


Visit Downtown Camrose!

The historic buildings house unique boutiques and specialty retailers that offer everything from clothing stores for all ages, to home decor, furniture, antiques, craft stores and specialty dining.

Visitor Information


Bill Fowler Visitor Information Centre
5402 - 48 Avenue.
Open year round.

780-672-4217

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Camrose Golf Course

The tree-lined fairways situated along the banks of Stoney Creek provide a variety of challenges for the seasoned golfer while still remaining suitable for beginners. Check out the terrific Stay and Play Package deal.

CAMROSE ATTRACTIONS & EVENTS

Ride the train with Mirror Lake Express Train Rides as pictured above. This popular little train is 92 ft long, carries 24 passengers, and was beautifully crafted by a resident of Camrose. Plan to visit on a Tuesday or Thursday evening during the summer months to enjoy a delicious ice-cream and take a leisurely train ride along the picturesque shores of Mirror Lake.

For the history buffs, Camrose & District Centennial Museum is where community treasures and stories are aplenty within thirteen heritage and replica buildings. As well, the Camrose Heritage Railway Station & Park gives you a chance to tour the 1911 Canadian Northern Railway Depot and thirteen spectacular heritage gardens. After the tour, relax in the tea room and browse the giftshop.

There are numerous events taking place throughout the year in Camrose including the ever popular Jaywalkers Jamboree, and the premier outdoor music festival Big Valley Jamboree. Whether you’re a true-blue country music fan or just enjoy getting out for some great fun, this is an event you won’t want to miss including the Camrose Kickn’ Country Parade.

More music events take place at the Augustana Campus (University of Alberta). Enjoy student and faculty music concerts – vocal, choral and instrumental – as well as dramatic productions throughout the year. Camrose Resort Casino, The Bailey Theatre, and Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts are other venues that provide regular musical entertainment.


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Outdoors

Mirror Lake Park is the starting point of 38 km of paved/shale walking trails that wind gracefully through the Stoney Creek Valley and the central part of the city, presenting outstanding natural settings for picnics with the family, cycling or long walks with your best friend. Swing your clubs at the beautiful Camrose Golf Course. The tree-lined fairways situated along the banks of Stoney Creek provide a variety of challenges for the seasoned golfer while still remaining suitable for beginners. Rudy Swanson Recreation Park is home to several outdoor facilities including the Kin Park Ball Diamonds, soccer pitches, tennis courts, basketball courts, beach volleyball courts, shale walking trails, the water spray park and a skateboard park. Stay a day, or stay awhile with your big rig at the Camrose Exhibition Trail RV Park – a full service campground with modern facilities.

Golf indoors? That’s right, you can! Head over to The Club House Virtual Golf where the weather is always good to play a round of PGA golf with friends & family.

 

Shop

Downtown Camrose is truly a premier shopping district with a vast assortment of boutique style shops. The beautifully landscaped mainstreet is lined with trees, ornate flowers and benches - setting the stage for a great day of shopping or spending quality time with family and friends.

Twig Boutique is a premier example of a unique boutique you’ll love for women’s clothing and accessories. To complete your new wardrobe, find your footwear at Sole City Shoes. Known for having the latest trends, and well trained staff providing excellent one-on-one service for over 45 years. Give yourself lots of time to browse through their 7000 sq ft of quality footwear.

Looking for something special for the youngsters? Kaoz Kidz has you covered whether it’s brand name clothing, toys, diamond paintings, helium balloons and a gently used section.

We all love relaxation in a tranquil setting, so why not enjoy unique bath and body products made with natural, ethically sourced ingredients? Nature has all the answers to treat your mind and body with what it deserves at Lakehouse Naturals Soap Company.

Just a short 10 minute drive northeast of Camrose, this hidden gem, Buckskins Emporium carries a vast array of unique merchandise – it’s definitely worth the drive to this country store. Christmas is a very special time at this shop - be sure to join them for their Christmas Gala in November.

 

Eat & Stay

Delight yourself in unique Scandinavian baked goods at The Lefse House. Stop in on a Friday and you can treat yourself to their famous cinnamon buns. Camrose is proud to be the home of the Back 40 Distillery where two of their four products have won Alberta Beverage Awards. Do you like warm apple pie? Then you must try their Ol’ Apple Betty - it’s a crowd favourite!

If you’re looking for fresh local produce, there are numerous farmers’ markets in and around Camrose. The Downtown Market and Rose City Market at the Duggan Mall are both on Thursdays. The Camrose Saturday Farmers’ Market also at the Duggan Mall goes from 9 am to 1 pm. A new market, Camrose Campus Market at U of A Augustana Campus runs on Saturdays 10 am - 2 pm, Oct-May. Plus there’s another Farmers’ Market nearby at Miquelon Lake Provincial Park on Fridays. Follow Food Artisans of Camrose County on Facebook for upcoming contests to win products from local producers.

Enjoy a room at the Canalta Hotel or Ramada at the west end of the city with Mr. Mike's restaurant within walking distance.

Stay a day, or stay awhile with your big rig at the Camrose Exhibition Trail RV Park – a full service campground with modern facilities.

 

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