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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The Kootenay Plains Ecological Reserve protects a unique grassland and forest mosaic providing a home to many species of rare plants, birds and wildlife.
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 in Bighorn Country.
A great option for a short hike along Abraham Lake, taking you close to the edge of the Cline River Canyon and to dramatic views along the way.
Cavalcade is one of the most scenic group campground around. A great basecamp to explore David Thompson Country with lots of hiking trails nearby.
The Two O'Clock Creek Campground is one of our favourite in David Thompson Country and the nearby trails offer excellent hiking opportunities.
The short hike up Flag Hill above Preacher's Point takes you to some nice views of Abraham Lake and the Kootenay Plains in David Thompson Country.
This short hike brings you up for some great views of the Kootenay Plains and BATUS Canyon along Abraham Lake in David Thompson Country.
A great option if you're planning to explore the area and enjoy some of the nearby hikes (Baldy, Coliseum Mountain and Eagle Mountain are all nearby).
Goldeye Lake is a popular family spot along the David Thompson Highway. In addition to the popular campground, the area includes 3 picnic sites by the lake.

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