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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Siffleur Falls
Siffleur Falls Trail Guide
One of the most popular hike in the area and for good reasons, taking you right to the edge of the canyon and up close for great views of Siffleur Falls.
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Coliseum Mountain
Coliseum Mountain Trail Guide
Coliseum Mountain with its "cap" gives you 360 degree panorama of the foothills and Rockies, making this a classic hike in David Thompson Country.
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Shunda Mountain (Baldy) Fire Lookout
Shunda Mountain (Baldy) Fire Lookout Trail Guide
Hike up a fire road to the Shunda Mountain fire lookout overlooking Nordegg, Coliseum Mountain and the Rockies with a 360 degree panorama from the summit.
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Hoodoo Creek
Hoodoo Creek Trail Guide
Scramble up the creek bed to a cave and great views of Abraham Lake. The popular Hoodoo Creek hike offers great views the entire way along highway 11.
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Dry Haven Campground
Dry Haven PRA Campground
Dry Haven is one of the most rustic campground along the David Thompson Highway. Amenities are few, sites are open but the shelter is welcome on rainy days.
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Heritage Trail
Heritage Trail
Heritage Trail takes you through the heart of the Kootenay Plains, pass the remnants of ranching in the early 1900's along the North Saskatchewan River.
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Allstones Lake
Allstones Lake Trail Guide
A popular day hike and overnight destination with stunning views of Abraham Lake along the way, Allstones Lake is worth the effort.
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Thompson Creek
Thompson Creek Lower Falls Trail Guide
A shorter hike along Thompson Creek through the Landslide Lake Prescribed Burn area with a nice waterfall providing a great lunch spot.
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Coral Creek Canyon Hike
Coral Creek Canyon Trail Guide
Coral Canyon is probably one of the most delightful half-day hikes in the area with gorgeous views and narrow canyons along the way.
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