Discussions with Alberta Parks on current challenges, like communication and permits along with opportunities for parks in the region.
Nordegg + Abraham Lake
Explore the west end of David Thompson Country, from the historic mining town of Nordegg to the stunning Crescent Falls and Abraham Lake. Experience a less crowded alternative to the mountain parks, with amazing views and lots of activities for the outdoor enthusiasts amongst your guests.
This tour will take you on a full day of adventures that include pie tasting, a guided tour of the Brazeau Collieries National Historic Site, a picnic lunch at the scenic Crescent Falls and horseback riding with McKenzie's Trails West.
After this full day adventure you'll see why the area is a popular day trip from Red Deer and a great reason for visitors to extend their stay in Central Alberta.
- Get first hand experience with some of Red Deer's best tours and activities.
- Find new things to do that you can recommend to your guests.
- Meet industry partners and find opportunities to collaborate.
- Get inspired to promote our destination.
Perfect for: Anyone interested in our local tourism industry. Participants must be 18+ years old.
- Departure: [tribe_formatted_event_date format="F j, Y"]
- Rate: $25 per person
- Difficulty: Easy
- Departure: Red Deer, Rocky Mountain House & Nordegg
1. Brazeau Collieries National Historic Site
2. Miners' Cafe & Coliseum Gift Shop
3. Crescent Falls
4. Abraham Lake
There's no shortage of photo spots along Alberta's largest reservoir. We'll be visiting places like Allstones Cove, Windy Point and Preacher's Point along the way.
5. McKenzie's Trails West
6. Pursuit Adventures
Our goal is to inspire you to play outside, explore the places we love and experience the activities we’re passionate about. Whether it’s a winter sightseeing tour exploring the ice bubbles of Abraham Lake, heading out on a day hike away from the crowds or spending an evening snowshoeing under the stars, we’re here to help you find your adventure.
Where to Meet?
At Pursuit Adventures' Basecamp + Cafe in Capstone at Riverlands. Our address is #10 5579 47 Street and you'll find ample parking around the end of the building. Directions >
Pick up in Rocky Mountain House at the Visitor Information Centre is also available. Make sure to let us know your preference when you book your spot. Directions >
What to Bring?
Dress comfortably and ready to play. We'll be spending some time inside and some outside so dress for the weather.
- Proper footwear (walking/running/hiking shoes or boots)
- Appropriate clothing for the weather
- A windbreaker, shell and/or rain jacket
- A warm sweater (conditions can chance quickly)
- A water bottle
- A professional guide.
- All activities.
- Gourmet lunch.
- Guides carry emergency equipment, including first aid kits and cell phone or satellite communicators on all tours.
What's Not Included
- Appropriate clothes and footwear for the weather conditions.
- Water bottles, camera and backpack.
What's for Lunch?
Lunch for this adventure includes the choice of a veggie (hummus, lettuce, tomato, cucumber and green pepper on a Montreal style bagel), Angus beef sandwich (roast beef, provolone cheese, lettuce, tomato and green pepper with BBQ sauce on a Montreal style bagel) or honey maple turkey sandwich (honey maple turkey, Boursin cheese, lettuce, tomato, cucumber with deli mustard on a Montreal style bagel), juice box, veggies and hummus, fruits and dessert.
Can special diets be accommodated?
Please make sure to mention any dietary requirements when you book your adventure and we will try to accommodate whenever possible.
Terms and Conditions
This tour requires bookings to be made at least 2 days prior to departure. Please contact us at (403) 986-6190 for a last minute booking.
All bookings are non-refundable but we will offer you a credit for a future adventure if you cancel a minimum of 72 hours prior to departure.
Waivers are required for all participants.You can review the waiver here.
Select your upcoming Showcase Adventure to reserve your spot.
A Few More Things To Know
We get to play outside on our tours and that means you’ll want to come prepared for the weather. Make sure to dress in layers and come prepared for the unpredictable weather we often get in Alberta. We rarely cancel tours due to weather, as long as we can have a safe adventure. You’ll be amazed at how warm we get snowshoeing at -20C or how much fun hiking in the rain can be!
Need help with your booking or have a few more questions? Stop by our Basecamp + Cafe or give us a call at 403 986-6190.
Share This Adventure With Your Guests
This adventure is available for your guests. They can find out more about our winter tours and book directly at pursuitadventures.ca.
We offer net rates on this adventure for our partners in Central Alberta through the our Explore Central Alberta brand. Find out more about how we can work together at explorecentralalberta.ca/working-together.
The two main items this month were the revamped Travel Alberta grant program and a discussion with Alberta Parks on local challenges we often encounter.
Bringing the frozen wonderland theme to life with artisans, locals and amazing landscapes.
A short meeting to catch up during the winter season and to take a look at destination activation options for next year.
Following up on the housing discussion, looking at our target markets with Travel Alberta and crafting winter itineraries.
Capturing the beauty of the fall colours and sharing the stories of the region.
Building our summer adventure content, from rafting to nature-inspired art and hiking, with MODERNSPEAK and Roam Creative.
A look at our plans as we expand our partnerships and content development projects.
Capturing the magic of winter adventures in the Nordegg & Abraham Lake region with Modernspeak and Roam Creative.