Experience the Northern Leg Alder Flats to Drayton Valley The hamlet of Alder Flats is located 71 km north of Rocky Mountain House and 49 km south of Drayton Valley. There’s no shortage of things to do here. Raven Meadows Golf Resort is a mature, 18 hole course with lush irrigated greens. It also features a pro shop, restaurant, and RV campground. 10 minutes west you can visit a western ghost town movie set at Em-Te Town. Sip a cool one in the Hog’s Breath Saloon. Check out the jailhouse, morgue, livery stable, and two-storey outhouse. Indulge in a hearty steak supper after your trail ride, before bunking down. Kramer Pond Lodge is a hidden gem 10 minutes east of Raven Meadows. Their facilities are rustic but include all the modern conveniences. The rooms are self contained each with private kitchens, washrooms, and hot tubs. Their wedding tent seats up to 100 people and the outdoor oven can roast a full pig! Yellowhead County Here, the active outdoors person has plenty of opportunity for touring, hiking, biking, camping, fishing, hunting, ATV’ing, white water rafting, caving, snowmobiling or skiing.
Stay in one of seven County campgrounds, or our numerous Provincial Parks or Wildland Parks. Swimming, boating, and some of the best fishing in the province abound. Hiking trails in our canyons and hoodoos offer a unique perspective. Set up your base camp in Edson or Hinton, or pull into one of our many campgrounds, guest ranches, lodges or country bed & breakfasts as you explore all our region has to offer. Pembina River Provincial Park is located at the junction of the Yellowhead Highway. It’s a great place to stop for a picnic and on a hot day the river offers a cool respite. With more than 130 campsites, this park makes for another great hub from which to explore The Yellowhead County and The Cowboy Trail. The villages of Entwistle and Evansburg are located adjacent to the park. Entwistle started as a railway town to transport coal from Evansburg. It’s hard to imagine that this was once the “toughest town on the northwestern frontier” complete with brothels and gambling joints. Life became much quieter once the coal petered out and large numbers of immigrants moved in from the prairies to try their hand at homesteading.
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Tour the town. Enjoy a beverage and a bite in the ole saloon. Stay the day or overnight. You’ll be glad you did. Directions: From Junction hwy #22 and Hwy #13, Go West 6 km to Alder Flats. Go 3 km South, 3 km West. Follow the signs
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