Village of ForestburgApproximately 80 km southeast of Camrose
Battle River Railway
Coal mining, agriculture and the railway have been an important part of the history of the community, and still are today as the Village is proud to be the home of the Battle River Railway serving agriculture and tourism in the region.
Office Address: 4902 - 50 Street, Forestburg, Alberta
Forestburg Attractions & Events
Forestburg residents have a friendly attitude and a lot of pride in their community, as is evident in the many beautiful yards and well-maintained homes and buildings. Forestburg is proud to be a former National Winner of the Communities in Bloom competition.
Forestburg offers an exciting blend of recreational & cultural opportunities and business services. The Forestburg Museum is located on mainstreet, housed in a 1927 Masonic Temple, restored by the Forestburg Historical Society.
South of town on Highway 855 is the Diplomat Mine Interpretive Site – Canada’s only surface coal mining museum. This interpretive centre is home to one of the largest mobile mining land machines made from riveted construction in 1927.