David Thompson Country

Abraham Lake

Adventures off the beaten path

Discover dramatic landscapes in all seasons.

Famous for the ice bubbles in the winter, the Abraham Lake and Nordegg area is becoming more popular all year with great hikes, a via ferrata, amazing pies and a feel of remoteness you can't get in the nearby national parks.

Allstones Cove

Ice bubbles on Abraham Lake

Camping on the Kootenay Plains

Helicopter sightseeing tour along the Cline River

We're working on adding more guides in the Rocky Mountain House and Caroline areas. In the meantime check out davidthompsoncountry.ca for more adventure ideas.




Book Your Adventure

Not sure which tour is right for you? Get in touch with Pursuit Adventures by emailing info@pursuitadventures.ca, calling 403 986-6190 or stopping by Basecamp + Cafe in Red Deer.

All tours and activities bookings are handled by Pursuit Adventures. Some tours are offered by trusted local partners.

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Head Out On Your Own

Sometimes you just want to head out on your own to explore the area. We get it. That's why we share guides about our favourite adventures in the region.

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Abraham Lake Heli Tours
Abraham Lake Helicopter Tours
See Abraham Lake and the surrounding area from a different perspective on a sightseeing helicopter tour or a Heli Wilderness Adventure.
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Crescent Falls
Alberta Parks – David Thompson Country
Explore a series of parks along Highway 11. Discover the area's rich history, rugged landscapes and opportunities to get away from the crowds.
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Hiking Whitegoat Falls Trail
Whitegoat Falls Trail Guide
Whitegoat Falls is one of our kids favourite trail, this one takes you to a double punch bowl set of waterfalls on a pretty creek.
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Siffleur Benches
Siffleur Benches Trail Guide
This easy hike starts at a busy trailhead but quickly gets away from the crowds where you'll enjoy amazing views of the North Saskatchewan River valley and the surrounding mountains.
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Kootenay Plains PRA
Kootenay Plains Provincial Recreation Area
The Kootenay Plains PRA provides a basecamp from where to explore the surrounding protected areas and their natural, indigenous and historical
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Kootenay Plains Ecological Reserve
Kootenay Plains Ecological Reserve
The Kootenay Plains Ecological Reserve protects a unique grassland and forest mosaic providing a home to many species of rare plants, birds and wildlife.
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Abraham Lake Ice Bubbles
Abraham Lake Ice Bubbles
The best spots to check out the famous Abraham Lake ice bubbles. Where to go, what to expect and how to make the most of your day in Bighorn Country.
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Cline River Canyon
Cline River Canyon Trail Guide
A great option for a short hike along Abraham Lake, taking you close to the edge of the Cline River Canyon and to dramatic views along the way.
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Kootenay Plains
Cavalcade Group Campground
Cavalcade is one of the most scenic group campground around. A great basecamp to explore David Thompson Country with lots of hiking trails nearby.
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Explore the Regions

Abraham Lake
David Thompson Country
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The Danish Canadian Museum
The Red Deer Region
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Upper Red Deer River
The Sundre Region
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Red Deer River at Dry Island Buffalo Jump PP
The Badlands
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