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Highway 28

Welcome to the Highway 28 Tour!
This route will take you from Gibbons, Redwater, Smoky Lake, St Paul, Lac La Biche regions East to Bonnyville and Cold Lake. Don't miss stopping in at the some of the amazing destinations below!

Not-To-Miss List

Go back 250 million years

and walk among life-sized prehistoric dinosaurs at Jurassic Forest just north of Gibbons.


Yee-haw!

Don your hat and jeans for some of the best local rodeos and bull-a-ramas around including the Great Canadian Hoe Down during the Lakeland Rodeo Finals in St. Paul.

History Buff

At least 11 museums and interpretive centres await your visit including the Ft. George-Buckingham House, Victoria Settlement and Metis Crossing sites.


Abundant Nature

Hundreds of lakes, several Provincial Parks and Natural Areas. Catering to bird watchers to boaters; campers to fishermen; hikers to photographers.

Get Golfing

Grab your clubs to challenge yourself on some of the area's more than nine beautiful golf courses.


Big Things Alberta

Get your photo taken beside the giant oil derrick, pumpkins, mushrooms, pyrogy, UFO landing pad, and historic statues honouring the RCMP and explorers Peter Fidler and Angus Shaw.

Highway 28 Communities

Thorhild County

A Small Community with a Big Heart located 45 minutes northeast of Edmonton

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Smoky Lake County

A beautiful area for outdoor recreation including great camping.

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Lac La Biche County

Surrounded by wilderness, consisting of sandy beaches, boreal forest, and lakes.

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St. Paul County

County campgrounds and the Iron Horse Trail wil satisfy the outdoor enthusiasts!

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M.D. of Bonnyville

#TakeItToTheLake - start your discovery journey in exploring the Lakeland area.

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City of Cold lake

Surrounded by natural beauty from its clear blue waters to the rugged forest backdrop.

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Town of Bonnyville

Located just over two hours northeast of Edmonton, a bustling community.

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Town of Gibbons

On the edge of the Sturgeon River, and the first stop on the Athabasca Landing Trail.

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Town of Redwater

Surrounded by outdoor amenities, parklands and recreation opportunities.

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Town of Smoky Lake

The pumpkin capital of Alberta and a beautiful area full of outdoor recreation

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Town of Elk Point

Explore Fort George & Buckingham House interpretive centre.

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Village of Waskatenau

45 minutes northeast of Edmonton, considered the Baseball Capital of Alberta.

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Village of Vilna

A historic little boomtown with farms, lake resorts, and First Nations' reserves.

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Village of Glendon

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to stand underneath a 25-foot tall Pyrogy?

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Town of Bon Accord

The name is derived from the French phrase “Bon Accord”, the ancient motto of Aberdeen, Scotland, the ancestral home of the first settler.

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