Stories from the Region

Discover the region

A collection of stories, adventure guides, updates, tall tales and inspiration for your next adventure in the region.

All the stories we share are by locals, whether they live here or love our region and contribute to making it an amazing place. 

It’s about why we love this place, showcasing the people that make it special and the adventures that keep us excited to explore. It takes different forms but always keeps us inspired to go out and play.

Ice Climbing in Nordegg
Expanse Cottages

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Latest Updates + Ice Conditions

Abraham Lake Ice Conditions – April 3 2023

This will be the last update of the season. The lake is currently 100% snow covered after a series of spring storms, making the bubble hunt challenging, but fun!

Abraham Lake Ice Conditions – March 24 2023

Spring has sprung! The bubbles are still here, but are getting increasingly harder to see due to foggy ice.

Abraham Lake Ice Conditions – March 17 2023

Still plenty of bubbles to be found as we near spring.

Abraham Lake Ice Conditions – March 11 2023

We are still enjoying great late season conditions on the lake.
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Exploring the Region

The Heli Wilderness Experience

Taking flight with Rockies Heli Canada to see Abraham Lake and Lake of the Falls from a different perspective.

Latest Itineraries + Trail Guides

Bighorn Dam Camping Area

A rustic camping area popular with OHV users. Currently undergoing a phased construction process. Visitors should refer to on-site signage regarding areas open for camping.

Preachers Point South Camping Area

Rustic camping at the mouth of the North Saskatchewan River, with fall paddling opportunities.

Preachers Point North Camping Area

A popular rustic camping option where the North Saskatchewan River enters Abraham Lake.

Abraham Slabs Camping Area

Located on the shore of Abraham Lake, this rustic camping area offers great hiking opportunities just a short drive away.
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