Winter Fun

When the mercury plunges and nature wraps itself in a thick blanket of snow, it's time to embrace the special delights of winter. Alberta has myriad winter recreation options. Whether it's driving a dogsled along a frosty forested trail, night snowshoeing under the light of a full moon or snuggling under a blanket on a sleigh ride around a frozen lake, visitors will discover what true Albertans already know - cold can be cool. 
Snowshoeing in Elk Island National Park with Haskin Canoe

Snowshoeing in Elk Island National Park with Haskin Canoe

Exploring Elk Island National Park on snowshoes is a wonderful way to experience Canadian winter.


Top 6 Reasons to Hit the Slopes in Alberta this November

Top 6 Reasons to Hit the Slopes in Alberta this November

Why you should ski right now in the Canadian Rockies.
 


Best Places to Pop the Question in the Canadian Rockies

Best Places to Pop the Question in the Canadian Rockies

Proposing to your sweetheart this Valentine's Day? Here are a few tips on selecting the best place to pop the question in Alberta's Canadian Rockies.
 


Luxe Train Travel

Travelling in comfort and style aboard a luxury train through high Rocky Mountain passes and forested canyons is the trip of a lifetime. 


Olympic Thrills in Alberta

Olympic Thrills in Alberta

Follow in the tracks of the world’s top athletes by skiing and skating at facilities built for the Olympics, including thrilling bobsleigh and luge courses.


Northern Lights & Star Gazing

Northern Lights & Star Gazing

Beyond the ambient glow of the city lights, northern lights and starry skies await in Alberta. 


Hooked on Ice Fishing

Real Canadians walk on frozen water, drill holes and pull out fish – just for fun. They call it ice fishing and it’s a great add-on to a ski holiday.     


Alberta's Plethora of Winter Activities

Alberta's Plethora of Winter Activities

From dogsledding and skijoring to ice climbing and cross country skiing, when the air turns crisp and the fluffy stuff starts falling, Albertans come out to play. 


 

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