Minister Starke Travels Alberta

Minister Starke The Minister of Tourism, Parks and Recreation has hit the road with his camper van. Follow his Camp Around Alberta tour on Facebook and Twitter.

Volunteers making a difference

Celebrate National Volunteer Week Each year, thousands of Albertans volunteer in provincial parks and natural areas. Celebrate their success working with Alberta Provincial Parks and Alberta TrailNet

Tourism Week in Canada - June 10 to 16

Tourism Week, June 10-16 Celebrate and experience our beautiful province during Tourism Week in Canada ... Plan your Alberta getaway

Celebrate National Aboriginal Day at Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park

Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park On June 21, enjoy free rock art tours and Aboriginal cultural celebrations ... Learn More

Energize Award nominations

Recognize someone making a difference in the lives of Albertans by June 21, with the Energize Recreation Volunteer Awards ... Learn More

Family fishing weekend

Family fishing weekend This weekend, fish without a license at many provincial parks ... Learn More

Open Farm Days

Open Farm Days Experience the flavour of rural life. Farmers and ranchers across Alberta invite you to enjoy rural life during the province's first Open Farm Days - August 24 and 25 ... Learn More

Volunteer at the Adaptive Challenge

Volunteer at the Adaptive ChallengeThe Foothills Adaptive Challenge, July 6 and 7, at Crimson Lake Provincial Park is looking for participants and volunteers ... Learn More

Parks Day this weekend

Eagle Twins Celebrate Parks Day with a variety of fun activities at provincial parks, including: sandcastle competitions, amphitheatre programs, nature displays and free cake ... Learn More

Winter Sports Benefit Alberta

Winter Sports Hosting winter sports events generates positive economic results for communities ... Learn More

Flooding in Alberta

Highway 66 The Government of Alberta is standing with Albertans as they begin to rebuild following flooding in provincial parks ... Learn More

Foothills Adaptive Challenge

Foothills Adaptive ChallengeOn July 6, more than 50 participants gathered for a fun day of hiking, fishing and canoeing at Crimson Lake Provincial Park ... Learn More

It's Your Call Help us pick Alberta's amateur sport priorities. Take the survey ...

2013 Ammy Awards

Ammy Awards logo In recognition of excellent visitor service, the Ammy Awards are presented during the Alberta Visitor Information Providers Conference in Grande Prairie. Applications are now being accepted until September 6 ... Learn More

Join the conversation

Facebook and Twitter image Check out Alberta Parks and the ministry on Twitter and Alberta Parks on Facebook

Kids Don't Float

Kids Don't Float Fifteen provincial parks across Alberta now have self-serve life-jacket loaner stations ... Learn More

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Beakerhead logo A new, five-day arts and engineering spectacle is coming to Calgary September 11 to 15 ... Learn More

Star of Alberta Volunteer Awards

Star of Alberta Volunteer Awards Nominate an outstanding Albertan whose volunteer efforts contribute to the well-being of their communities ... Learn More

Culture Days Vine video contest

Culture Days contest Share a six-second Vine video and enter to win the #ABCultureDays contest on Twitter ... Learn More

Welcome visitors to your town

Welcome visitors to your town Put out the welcome mat for travellers and create a great first impression of your community with our Visitor Friendly Alberta program

Celebrating great visitor services

Ammy Awards 2013 Albertans who achieved excellence in visitor service were recognized with Ammy Awards on September 16 ... Learn More

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Alberta Parks Volunteer Awards

Alberta Parks Volunteer Awards Seven individuals and two organizations were honoured for their volunteerism, stewardship and hospitality ... Learn More

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Sharing Aboriginal culture

Sharing Aboriginal culture Three Aboriginal events are receiving tourism grants to help establish and expand the reach of cultural celebrations ... Learn More
Last reviewed/revised: December 6, 2013