A vibrant town surrounded by farms, lakes and lovely countryside, Innisfail has remarkable attractions you won’t find anywhere else. The friendly residents warmly welcome visitors and celebrate many special events throughout the year. Whether you’re picking your own produce from an area farm, enjoying the thrilling small town rodeo or watching the annual parade, you’re sure to enjoy spending time here.
Discovery Wildlife Park
See monkeys, bears, tigers, jaguars, wolves, raccoons, squirrels and more up close at this unique family-owned and operated wildlife park, which provides a permanent home for animals that cannot be returned to the wild. Learn about the animals and develop a passion for conservation with daily presentations.
Daines Ranch Rodeo
The annual Innisfail Professional Rodeo (June 17-19) at the Daines Ranch is a three-day event that showcases the talents of some of rodeo’s toughest competitors. You’ll see the best bucking stock in Canada and the top cowboys and cowgirls in four professional rodeo performances. There are also beer gardens and live music.
Innisfail Golf Club
Tight fairways winding through rolling hills and wooded areas make up this challenging 27-hole par 72 championship golf course. There’s a pro shop, practice facilities and a fully licensed clubhouse on site.
The Village is made up of eighteen historical buildings that are furnished to interpret the history of the area up to the 1930s. There’s also a large display of farm machinery and a day use picnic area. Kids love the ice cream parlour where you can purchase ice cream at historically low prices – just $1 per scoop.
About 20 minutes west of Innisfail, this provincial recreation area has a campground next to a reservoir that’s excellent for power boating, water skiing, canoeing, kayaking, sailing and wind surfing. Anglers enjoy excellent fishing for northern pike, walleye, whitefish and some brown trout. Star gazing is excellent here.
Dr. George Kemp House
Built in 1893 by Dr. George Kemp and his wife Barbara, this lovely home is a registered provincial historic site. Dr. George was the surgeon for the North West Mounted Police. Mrs. George designed the Alberta provincial crest. The home also housed the province’s first natural museum.
Pick your own produce, enjoy a fall festival and purchase some locally grown plants and flowers at this site. There’s a general store and in the fall there are plenty of other attractions, including a corn maze, bale maze, pumpkin slingshot, farm animals, 60-foot slide and wagon rides.