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Gibbons Welcome to Gibbons, located just north of Edmonton at the junctions of Highway 28 and 28A. Settled in 1895 by W.R. Gibbons and family, this community, situated on the edge of the Sturgeon River, became the first stop on the Athabasca Landing Trail.

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ROAD TRIPPING In these sections, you will find all the ‘what-to-see-and-do’ information conveniently listed geographically by community driving from Edmonton heading east. Use this Scenic Drive colour-coded information as you plan your daytrips and getaways.

ATTRACTIONS & EVENTS Today, Gibbons boasts many local and area attractions, including the Gibbons Museum, Poplar Park Spray Pad, Jurassic Forest, and Goose Hummock Golf Course. Spend the afternoon in Reverend Orlando Roberts’ log home, the McLean Brothers Store, the McWhirter House and admire the treasures of the past at the Gibbons Museum. The site also houses the town's first Fire Hall, a functioning windmill, farm, fire equipment, and a memorial garden. Take in the numerous festivals and events yearround, like Canada Day, and Pioneer Days on July 13-15, the summer’s main event. Hunt for treasures at one of Alberta's largest Community Garage Sales with hundreds of vendors who come from all over Alberta. Don’t miss it on September 8! On November 16-18 the Hometown Christmas is a weekend of family fun activities. OUTDOORS Take a walk among the birds, beavers and wild berries on the 2 km winding path bordering the Sturgeon River. Drop your line into the Gibbons fish pond, a wonderful spot to spend a lazy afternoon. More Info: 780-923-3331 www.gibbons.ca

Come experience what Gibbons has to offer...

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All Roadtrips are online at www.GoEastofEdmonton.com

Visitors Information Centre is open throughout the summer at the Gibbons Museum - 4723 - 48 Avenue.

www.gibbons.ca

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2018 Go East of Edmonton Travel Guide  

Your Getaway Destination! Welcome to the most comprehensive regional tourism travel guide with over 1000 Things To See & Do. Complete Touris...