Things to do

Discover the best things to do and enchanting places to visit in Central Alberta. Explore attractions in Central Alberta now and start planning your next trip to Central Alberta.

Tourist attractions in Central Alberta.


Township Road 392 West - Sylvan Lake, Alberta T4S 0E9

March to November

Sylvan Lake Paintball is the longest running paintball field in central Alberta. The facility offer a range of affordable packages as well as a full service outdoor paintball facility. There are currently three out door courses and a 4th on the way. Read More >>

403-346-2211/ 885-4477


Mid May to September long weekend

In addition to being a working farm, Ellis Bird farm is a non profit organization devoted to the conservation of Mountain Bluebirds, Tree Swallows and other native cavity-nesting birds. Read More >>


5037 50 Street, Sylvan Lake, AB T4S 1P9

Year Round

Bonavista Fine Art is a commercial art gallery and studio located in Sylvan Lake, Alberta, featuring original art created by local artists, in various mediums and styles. Together they form a diverse body of work that offers something for everyone, including paintings, sculptures, glass work, and rock carvings. Read More >>

Billyco Junction Garden

403 782-4263

40110 – Range Road 260, Lacombe

Farm : Seasonal; BB & Cafe: Year Round

Billyco Junction is a working family farm offering a Community Supported Agriculture – CSA vegetable and fruit delivery program serving central Alberta from Calgary to Edmonton. A lovely place for an outdoor country wedding or family reunion. Read More >>

Norweigian Laft Hus Museum Red Deer Alberta Canada


4402 47 Ave Red Deer, AB T4N 6T4

Year Round. Days & Hours Vary.

Opened to the public in 1987, the Norwegian Laft Hus Museum is a cultural museum celebrating the Norwegian heritage. The museum was built as a result of the hard work by Norwegian Laft Hus Society which was founded in 1970’s. Read More >>

Sylvan Lake, AB

Year Round. Activities Vary.

Located in Central Alberta, the Sylvan Lake has a total area of approximately 48.2 It is a popular recreational lake for all the seasons. Sylvan Lake Provincial Park & Jarvis Bay Provincial Park are located on the shores of the Lake. Read More >>


4425 50th Street, Sylvan Lake, AB

Open Year Round. Closed Dec 25 & Jan 1

The Incline Industries Skate & BMX park is operated by the Incline Industries Youth Foundation, a Sylvan Lake not-for-profit organization created to fund and manage the park. Incline is a fun and safe place for youth to hang out, and to enjoy skateboarding, ride their BMX bike, or their scooter. Read More >>

5104 Lakeshore Drive Sylvan Lake, Alberta

Permanently Closed

Wild Rapids is the only outdoor Water park in Sylvan Lake, Alberta, with many different exciting rides to choose from.Slides & rides include Kami Kazi & Hari Kari speed slides, Hell’s Gate & Rio Grande raging river rides, tower slides, and experience zero gravity with the Sidewinder. Read More >>


52.261801, -113.851279

Year Round. daily.

From trail rides and family get-togethers, to carriage rides and Christmas parties, there’s always something happening at the ranch. The onsite fully licensed restaurant, The West Lake Grill, along with the Ranch’s central location make it the ideal meeting space, wedding venue or destination for a wonderful night out. Read More >>


5104 Lakeshore Drive, Sylvan Lake, Alberta

Summer Season

Perfect rental place for cruising the lake in a boat or sea doo, or simply relaxing and taking it slow in one of their many peddle boats or canoes. Read More >>



July end to October end - Hours vary.

A corn maze by Kraay family who has been farming in Central Alberta for more than a quarter century. Navigate the corn maze that is 15 acres in size with the corn reaching a peak height of 9 feet. Read More >>


Sylvan Lake

Summer Season

There are power boats, kayaks, and paddle boards available for rent, as well as boating accessories such as wakeboards. This mobile business brings the boat to you all over Central Alberta. Read More >>


30 Riverview Park, Red Deer, AB T4N 1E3, Canada

Open year-round except Dec. 25, Dec 26, Jan 1, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday.

With a vision To preserve and celebrate Alberta’s rich sports history for all to enjoy, and with over 7,000 square feet of exhibit space, the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum is an interactive, hands-on celebration of Alberta’s sporting history. Read More >>


RR 284, Hwy 12, W of Bentley, Gull Lake.

Year round.

Established in 1932, Aspen Beach Provincial Park is the first provincial Park to be established in Alberta. The park with 2.14 sq. km area is a manicured landscape that provides camping facilities and Gull Lake beach access. Read More >>

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Year round

Named after the large population of gulls found near the lake, Gull Lake is a large shallow lake with a catchment area of 206 sq. km, located west of the City of Lacombe in the counties of Ponoka and Lacombe. Gull Lake is a popular recreational lake with sandy beaches. Read More >>

403 887 2199

4804 48th Street Sylvan Lake T4S 1M6

Currently closed!

The Sylvan Lake Aquatic Centre is an indoor facility that features a six lane, 25 meter main pool with an attached child and tot pool. The aquatic center is used for lane swims, swim lessons, fitness classes, mom and tot swim, and open swim night. Read More >>


5324 Lakeshore Drive Sylvan Lake, AB

10:00 AM - 10:00 PM during summer

Enjoy a day out with the whole family at Lakeside Go-Karts & Mini-Golf. The facility provides 18 holes of mini-golf, A track for go-karting, An area with bumper cars for both adults and children. Read More >>