Lac Ste. Anne County
Located a quick northwest hop, skip and jump from greater Edmonton, Lac Ste. Anne County provides a phenomenal area to work, live and play! The county offers over 3,000 square kilometers of diverse business, unique and mainstream tourism destinations, and a quality of life that encourages family values and rural lifestyles.
A wide range of recreational facilities are available in the County. Some of the facilities include ice arenas, golf courses, riding arenas, baseball diamonds, creative playgrounds, cross country ski trails, snowmobile trails, just to name a few. You will also find many lakes and rivers suitable for fishing, swimming, boating and great for camping!
Volunteers and community involvement are two areas that go hand in hand within Lac Ste. Anne County. There are various community groups for all ages and interests. These groups include 4-H, Brownies/Girl Guides, Cubs/Boy Scouts, Lion’s Clubs, Elks and Royal Purple Clubs, Agricultural Societies, Volunteer Fire Departments, T.O.P’s Clubs and Snowmobile Clubs.
Alberta Beach, Darwell and Rich Valley are just a few of the more notable communities which hold local summer fairs. There is fun for all with horticultural, crafts, baking, cooking and showing of animals. Sangudo is well known for its action at the Stock Car Races while the Crash Up Derbies hold the excitement in Mayerthorpe. Alberta Beach hosts fishing derbies and ball tournaments during the summer and snowmobile rallies during the winter.
“Plan on a scenic drive and photo opportunity when you take highway 43 North and stop at the rest area south of the highway near the Rochfort Bridge. It is the longest wood trestle in North America CNR 2,414 ft. (736 m) long, 110 ft. (33.5 m) tall; built 1914 over Paddle River and is still in use periodically by CN.”
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