Southern Alberta Day Trips

While Your are Here Plan a Day Trip

When families are camping in Southern Alberta, some want to spend a day or two and move on to the next campsite.  Others like to establish a base and fan out to discover all that an area has to offer.  Once you’ve settled in at Riverbend and discovered family fun close at hand you might want to take a day-trip a little further afield.  Adventure, culture, curiosities whatever your interest plan to fill a day with something unique.

Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park – Exhibits, performances, restaurant and gift shop celebrating the Blackfoot Nation – 100 km

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump – World Heritage Site – 139 km

Town of Vulcan – Star Trek fans should plan to make this day-trip.  As fans well know, Spock was from Vulcan.  The town has embraced Star Trek and the fans have embraced the Town.  Spock Days happens in June and the annual fan fest called Vul-Con is held in July – 83 km

Trek Station (Vulcan Tourism Centre)

Vulcan and District Museum

Horseback Riding

Homeplace Ranch – 59 km

Moose Mountain Horseback Adventures – 56 km

River Rafting

Wapka Wilderness Adventures guided tours on Highwood River – 70 km

Lazy Day Raft Rentals – self guided tours on Bow or Elbow Rivers, Calgary – 52 km

Motorcycle Sidecar Tours

Rocky Mountain Sidecar Adventures – 6 km