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It is invigorating to know that Edmonton’s countryside is at your fingertips where you can explore many experiences and discoveries in your own backyard.  Edmonton’s Countryside includes 22 municipalities and numerous operators which host over 200 events each year.

You will be amazed by what the area outside of Metro Edmonton has to offer. Discover local artisans who create unique one-of-a-kind handmade pieces.  Enjoy the bountiful taste of vegetables and fruits from our local farmers markets and farms.  Explore the region’s historical sites taking you back in time.  Laugh out loud at fun-filled festivals and country fairs or escape the hustle and bustle, enjoying a quiet weekend at a country bed and breakfast.

So take a day trip and experience the wonders in your backyard. We guarantee there is an exciting moment just waiting to be unveiled!


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Strathcona County
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Strathcona County Strathcona County
 

Strathcona County boasts huge tracts of unspoiled wilderness as well as a wealth of activities. Whether one prefers the tranquility of wildlife watching or the excitement of a festival, Strathcona County is your natural location for fun.

Our Community Centre, in the heart of Sherwood Park, is a natural gathering place for both visitors and residents.  The Centre is a year-round hub that allows everyone to enjoy the two-level library, arts and culture at the new Art Gallery, access municipal services, and gather for meetings in the Artrium wing or host larger public events in the Agora Centre in the Park's Community Centre, Prairie Walk and Volunteer Plaza link with existing amenities such as Broadmoor Lake Park, Festival Place, Kinsmen Leisure Centre, Sherwood Park Arena, the County's Heritage Trail system, businesses and schools.  A perfect starting point for those living in Strathcona County, or just visiting!

The three Farmer's Markets at Festival Place, Salisbury Greenhouses, and Baseline Road provide the perfect opportunity to taste the quality of local products while forming relationships with our friendly vendors. 

While in Sherwood Park, visitors will want to bring their families for an adventure at Millennium Place.  This multi-functional recreational facility houses a special event centre and field  house, an aquatic centre with a wave pool, wellness centre and indoor track, gymnasium, twin arena, indoor playground and leisure ice to enjoy all year-round.  After your urban experience escape to the beautiful rural retreats astonishingly close to home. 

Horseback riding provides the perfect opportunity to take some time for fun and relaxation while in the countryside.  Enjoy the County's breathtaking landscapes and consider skiing, showshoeing, hiking and cycling on the vast terrains in natural parks and around recreation areas. See an abundance of wildlife, birds, and gorgeous land features on your trek around the County.  

EventShoppingFood ServicesAccomodationsPicnic AreaBus RouteWashroomsWheelchair AccessPartial Wheelchair Access
Website: www.strathcona.ca
Email:
Telephone: (780)464-8095

Street Address: 2001 Sherwood Drive
City/Town: Sherwood Park
Region: Alberta
Postal Code: T8A 3W7

Category(s): Greenhouse & Farmers Market,Art Studios & Galleries,Unique Stores

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East
Strathcona County
MapLink
Strathcona County Strathcona County
 

Strathcona County boasts huge tracts of unspoiled wilderness as well as a wealth of activities. Whether one prefers the tranquility of wildlife watching or the excitement of a festival, Strathcona County is your natural location for fun.

Our Community Centre, in the heart of Sherwood Park, is a natural gathering place for both visitors and residents.  The Centre is a year-round hub that allows everyone to enjoy the two-level library, arts and culture at the new Art Gallery, access municipal services, and gather for meetings in the Artrium wing or host larger public events in the Agora Centre in the Park's Community Centre, Prairie Walk and Volunteer Plaza link with existing amenities such as Broadmoor Lake Park, Festival Place, Kinsmen Leisure Centre, Sherwood Park Arena, the County's Heritage Trail system, businesses and schools.  A perfect starting point for those living in Strathcona County, or just visiting!

The three Farmer's Markets at Festival Place, Salisbury Greenhouses, and Baseline Road provide the perfect opportunity to taste the quality of local products while forming relationships with our friendly vendors. 

While in Sherwood Park, visitors will want to bring their families for an adventure at Millennium Place.  This multi-functional recreational facility houses a special event centre and field  house, an aquatic centre with a wave pool, wellness centre and indoor track, gymnasium, twin arena, indoor playground and leisure ice to enjoy all year-round.  After your urban experience escape to the beautiful rural retreats astonishingly close to home. 

Horseback riding provides the perfect opportunity to take some time for fun and relaxation while in the countryside.  Enjoy the County's breathtaking landscapes and consider skiing, showshoeing, hiking and cycling on the vast terrains in natural parks and around recreation areas. See an abundance of wildlife, birds, and gorgeous land features on your trek around the County.  

EventShoppingFood ServicesAccomodationsPicnic AreaBus RouteWashroomsWheelchair AccessPartial Wheelchair Access
Website: www.strathcona.ca

Email:

Telephone: (780)464-8095



Street Address: 2001 Sherwood Drive

City/Town: Sherwood Park

Region: Alberta

Postal Code: T8A 3W7



Category(s): Greenhouse & Farmers Market,Art Studios & Galleries,Unique Stores



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