David Thompson Country

Abraham Lake

Adventures off the beaten path

Discover dramatic landscapes in all seasons.

Famous for the ice bubbles in the winter, the Abraham Lake and Nordegg area is becoming more popular all year with great hikes, a via ferrata, amazing pies and a feel of remoteness you can't get in the nearby national parks.

Allstones Cove

Ice bubbles on Abraham Lake

Camping on the Kootenay Plains

Helicopter sightseeing tour along the Cline River

We're working on adding more guides in the Rocky Mountain House and Caroline areas. In the meantime check out davidthompsoncountry.ca for more adventure ideas.




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Not sure which tour is right for you? Get in touch with Pursuit Adventures by emailing info@pursuitadventures.ca, calling 403 986-6190 or stopping by Basecamp + Cafe in Red Deer.

All tours and activities bookings are handled by Pursuit Adventures. Some tours are offered by trusted local partners.

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Head Out On Your Own

Sometimes you just want to head out on your own to explore the area. We get it. That's why we share guides about our favourite adventures in the region.

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Cline Landing is one of our favourite December spots but it is often snow-covered, making it harder to find bubbles.
See Abraham Lake and the surrounding area from a different perspective on a winter sightseeing helicopter tour.
Preacher's Point, at the south end of the lake, is one of our favourite early season spots and a great option for ice features all winter.
The best spots to check out the famous Abraham Lake ice bubbles. Where to go, what to expect and how to make the most of your day.
See Abraham Lake and the surrounding area from a different perspective on a sightseeing helicopter tour or a Heli Wilderness Adventure.
Explore a series of parks along Highway 11. Discover the area's rich history, rugged landscapes and opportunities to get away from the crowds.
Whitegoat Falls is one of our kids favourite trail, this one takes you to a double punch bowl set of waterfalls on a pretty creek.
This easy hike starts at a busy trailhead but quickly gets away from the crowds where you'll enjoy amazing views of the North Saskatchewan River valley and the surrounding mountains.
The Kootenay Plains Ecological Reserve protects a unique grassland and forest mosaic providing a home to many species of rare plants, birds and wildlife.

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