Fall Colours Photography Contest

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Fall Colours Photography Contest

Fellow photographers – fall is coming fast and it is time to think about traveling to Abraham Lake to shoot the fall colours, trees under water, waterfalls, wildlife and so on. Here is an opportunity to make it easy for you. In addition, you could win some amazing prizes.

Photographers Bruce Smith and Clayton Reitzel have collaborated with David Thompson Resort to host a photographer’s weekend. Enjoy a stay at David Thompson Resort, which is perfectly located on the David Thompson Highway close to countless photo opportunities.

Discounted rate for rooms available for photographers, and a photography contest for participants will be taking place with some amazing prizes:

  • 1st Place: $1,000 plus metal print of winning image
  • 2nd Place: A two night stay at DTR plus metal print of your image
  • 3rd Place A metal print of your image


Find out more and book at https://davidthompsonresort.com/events/fall-colors-contest/



Plan Your Visit

Arts, Crafts & Photography

The natural beauty of our region draws in a number of artists, from painting with soil pigments to photographers and nature-inspired crafts.

Cabins, Cottages, Hostels & Motels

Your basecamp to explore the region. Make the most of your adventure by staying closer to the trails, lakes and places we love.


Spend a night under the stars. Camping is the perfect way to slow down and explore the region during the summer months.

Climbs, Scrambles & Via Ferrata

The region has always been popular for those reaching for summits.

Day Use & Picnic Areas

Take a break on your next adventure to explore Central Alberta's day use and picnic areas. Bring a lunch with your or plan a campfire cookout.


Enjoy a round of golf with great views at the Nordegg Historic Golf Course.

Hikes & Walks

Find trail guides and guided adventures to get hiking in the Nordegg and Abraham Lake Region, between Central Alberta and the Mountain Parks.

Historic Sites & Museums

The Nordegg historic site and museum are currently closed.

Paddles, Rafts & Scenic Floats

Get on the water this summer, whether you’re looking for the excitement of chasing rapids or to slow down to enjoy the views you just can’t get otherwise.

Restaurants & Groceries

Whether it's a lunch for the trail or a treat to celebrate your adventure, we've got you covered.

Scenic Flights

There's something special about taking flight and seeing familiar places like Abraham Lake from a different angle.