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SOUTHEAST OF EDMONTON

OUTDOORS If you are an outdoor enthusiast, fishing, water sports and hunting are abundantly found in and around Wainwright. Visit the restored pump jack in Petroleum Park or enjoy Wallace Park with its walking trails, picnic tables, benches and playground surrounded by 3 connecting ponds. Bring your rod… the ponds are stocked with rainbow trout each spring! In the summer, the Rotary Splash Park will build many fun, happy memories for your children. Wainwright's parks, playgrounds, outdoor sports venues, golf course and even model-airplane flying keeps everyone entertained throughout the season. Make reservations and bring your RV to stay in one of the 30 fully serviced sites at Dr. Middlemass Campground, it's in the heart of Wainwright, near the Spray Park. Just north of town, the Riverdale Mini Park is a very popular campsite and golf course located on the Battle River.

Edgerton Surrounded by rich agricultural land and increasing oil and gas production, Edgerton is a great place to live. Located south of Highway 14 and 25 minutes from Wainwright, you will find old-fashioned hospitality and small town convenience that appeals to residents and visitors alike.

ATTRACTIONS The “teacups to tractors” Edgerton Museum is a “must-see” attraction, showcasing buildings of artifacts, antique tractors and vehicles (see also page 21). The Museum hosts an Antique Tractor Show & Pull as part of the July Sports Days. Check out the bull-a-rama, chuckwagon races, fireworks and beer gardens. Drop in at the Ribstone Creek Brewery open Fridays and Saturdays for tours and tastings. OUTDOORS If you love camping, fishing, boating and water sports visit Barnes, Arm or Shuster Lakes just 10 minutes from town. The Edgerton Golf Course is a ‘jewel in the woods’ that all ages and experience levels will enjoy. The Golf Course can also be booked for private functions. Arm Lake l Photo by Linda Long

Chauvin Chauvin is a thriving community populated with rich agricultural farmland and a robust oilfield industry. Explore the history of the community through a walking tour of several historical landmarks and plan a tour of the Museum housed in the former schoolhouse. (Pick up the brochure at the village office on mainstreet). Drop in for the sports or large events taking place at the Repsol Community Centre which has a modernized hockey arena, three sheet curling ice and Community Hall. Chauvin offers residents and visitors a full range of products and services plus some unique businesses too. Stay at Chauvin’s fully serviced Kings Park Campground or nearby enjoy the outdoors at Dillberry Lake Prov. Park. Have your photo taken with Chauvin's roadside attraction, the World's Largest Softball. More info: Village Office 780-858-3881

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