In the Red Deer region, we embrace the fluffy stuff with fun outdoor adventures that welcome Old Man Winter. We invite visitors to come experience our winter-loving ways because every hardy Central Albertan knows this one simple secret – cold can be cool.
What’s better than a night spent out in the outdoors snowshoeing under the tranquil stars? Thanks to Pursuit Adventures, you’ve got the option to try snowshoeing out for the first time or embark upon another exciting tour. Look forward to a pint and some wings after!
The 28.6 hectare ski area has 20 runs, six lifts, lights for night skiing 3 days a week, a large ski school, equipment rentals, cafeteria and rustic lodge. With a 164-metre vertical drop, there is terrain for advanced, intermediate and novice skiers. The two chair lifts, two T-bars and magic carpet can transport over 5,000 people per hour, so you can maximize your runs in the day. Canyon‘s vast snow-making system gives skiers and boarders a jump on the season and ensures great conditions throughout the winter.
A spacious day lodge gives you a break from the cold with a beautiful fireplace. The lodge provides a cozy place for a nice meal and warm drink. A fully licensed lounge provides a great opportunity to kick back with friends, enjoy a drink and infamous TUBE and DINE every Friday night! We have a spacious day lodge that gives you a break from the cold with a beautiful fireplace. The lodge provides a cozy place for a light snack, a nice meal, or a warm drink. Our fully licensed lounge provides a great place to kick back with friends and enjoy a drink and our infamous TUBE and DINE every Friday night!
With a dedicated tubing lift, two groomed lanes down with banked corners, and special tubes, you’ll quickly find out why the snow tube is one of our most popular attractions.Home >
Canyon Ski Resort offers families and individuals of all ages an Alpine Recreational Facility that is only 8 minutes east of Red Deer. It’s the largest non-mountain downhill ski resort in Alberta with a variety of packages and programs throughout the season. The 28.6 hectare ski area has 20 runs, six lifts, lights for night skiing 3 days a week, a large ski school, equipment rentals, cafeteria and day lodge. With a 164-metre vertical drop, there is terrain for advanced, intermediate and novice skiers. With a dedicated tubing lift, two groomed lanes down with banked corners, and special tubes, you’ll quickly find out why the snow tube is one of the most popular attractions. Check the website for hours, admission rates and access to the on-hill weather cam.
Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing are low-impact winter recreational activities suitable for individuals of all ages. As a bonus, equipment is relatively inexpensive and access to most facilities is free. Head to Kerry Wood Nature Centre and snowshoe through Waskasoo Park. You can rent snowshoes at Kerry Wood Nature Centre and head out on your own or join a guided tour at the nature centre. Even in winter, the sanctuary is remarkably alive and naturalist guides will help you discover animal tracks and other interesting signs of activity.
There are more than 30 km of groomed cross country ski trails right in the City of Red Deer. The majority of the city’s ski trails are centered in the Heritage Ranch/Great Chief Park area and the Riverbend Golf and Recreation Area, the premier cross country ski venue in Red Deer and Central Alberta.
Shorter trail loops are also provided at Barrett Park, the Red Deer College and a few school playgrounds. Other track set trails can be found around Central Alberta with the two most notable areas being the JJ Collett Natural Area near Lacombe and Jarvis Bay Provincial Park near Sylvan Lake. Red Deer’s Nordic ski community is very active and has events throughout the year.
Canyon Ski Resort is Alberta’s Largest Non-Mountain family ski area! With 80 acres of skiable terrain, 22 runs and 6 lifts, Canyon is the best thing to do in Red Deer in the winter! Our resort offers a Terrain Park, Snow Tube Park, a rustic lodge, cafeteria and cozy lounge. A day at Canyon is sure to be fun for everyone. Our two chair lifts, two T-bars and magic carpet can transport over 5,000 people per hour, so you can maximize your runs in the day. Canyon‘s vast snow-making system which c
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We are a family friendly recreation centre serving the public park of Bower Ponds. From paddle boating, canoeing, kayaking and water balls, to ice skating, board games and hot chocolate, we offer a wide selection of family fun! For more details visit our website.
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Heritage Ranch is a locally owned and operated business. Our fully licensed restaurant, the Westlake Grill, combined with the central location (easily accessible from both the QE2 and the city of Red Deer) makes us the ideal meeting place. PACKAGES Try some romance at the Ranch. We’ve created intimate Date Packages designed to help you reconnect with that someone special. Our Chef’s Table Package offers the ultimate dining experience for you and your special someone, complete with wine
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Information Since 2010 we’ve been offering small group adventures in Central Alberta. Keeping our group smalls makes for a more personal experience and let’s you enjoy the comfort that comes with a professional guide who knows the area well so that you can focus on your adventure while we take care of the rest. Join a small group tour on Saturdays and select dates or book a private tour any day of the week. Summer Adventures Guided day hikes in David Thompson Country (available from Red Dee
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Let’s face it, when the mercury plunges and nature wraps itself in a thick, snowy blanket, there is some temptation to stay inside and slip into hibernation mode. Fortunately, there are also plenty of tempting reasons to get outside and embrace the season – snow and all. Grab your toque and try some of these cool ways to make friends with Old Man Winter. Downhill Skiing. Just 10 minutes east of the city, Canyon Ski Resort is the largest non-mountain downhill ski resort in Alberta. The 28
Don’t let the snow keep you inside this month. There’s lots of events and activities around Red Deer to help cure the winter blues. Ski, Board and Tube Canyon Ski Resort is home to a whole host of winter fun. Their latest addition is the Snow Tubing Park. Open 5-9PM Fridays and 1-5PM on weekends, the park gives riders the fun of tubing without the whole “walking back up the hill” thing. The park features two groomed lanes, banked corners and a dedicated tubing lift to take you bac
When the temperature drops, there’s lots of temptation to stay in and plan your events around whether or not you’ll be close to a major heat source. Fortunately, there’s plenty of great reasons to do the polar opposite and opt to spend a weekend in Red Deer putting the ‘physical’ in ‘outdoor physical activity.’ For accommodations, you won’t find better than the combo Motel 6/Days Inn located right off the QEII. They’re conveniently located close to a myriad of shopping, dining