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Explore Alberta: The County of St. Paul

An outdoor recreation hotspot, the County of St. Paul provides ample opportunity to explore our region.  Find your adventure here in our region — whether you’re geocaching, taking a multi-day trip down Alberta’s Iron Horse Trail, or exploring the  attractions found in our region.

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We’re one of the only Alberta counties to allow for back road access for off-highway vehicles.

NOTE:  Users are asked to be considerate when traveling to or near private properties with ATVs as these machines can be noisy. 

Please respect private property and residents who live close by.  Do not rev engines near private residences, and do not enter private property.  Thank you!

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Alberta's Iron Horse Trail

From side-by-sides to snowmobiles. We offer recreation options for all types of off-highway vehicles. 
Experience the Iron Horse Trail - virtually - through this short video.

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Alberta's Iron Horse Trail

Alberta’s Iron Horse Trail is the longest completed section of the Trans-Canada Trail in Alberta. This 300 km trail is open year-round for residents and tourists alike to enjoy and explore.  Check the AIHT website for planning your travels and amenities along the Iron Horse Trail.

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NOTE:  Users are asked to be considerate when traveling to or near private properties with ATVs as these machines can be noisy. 

Please respect private property and residents who live close by.  Do not rev engines near private residences, and do not enter private property.  Thank you!

Museums & Historic Sites

Our museums, although quaint, are a perfect nod to our history and heritage.  We are also proud of the indigenous heritage of our region and
the indigenous communities we are proud to call our neighbours. 

Tourism Spotlight  
Take The Trail: 
Northern Alberta Bilingual Tourism Routes
Over 200 bilingual attractions to discover.  Discover Thematic Routes.  Create Your Itinerary.  There's a lot to explore! 
Also see Fort George & Buckingham House
Located east of Elk Point.  Open from Wednesday, May 18, 2022.  The site will be open from Wednesday to Sunday each week from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
A book on the History:  Opponents and Neighbours:  Fort George and Buckingham House and the early fur trade on the
North Saskatchewan River, 1792 to 1800

Historic Heinsburg Water Tower (camping available on site)

Peter Fidler Statue at Elk Point

St. Paul Historical Museum/ 

Link to 2022 Season Information

Mallaig Provincial Recreation Area

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Mallaig & District Museum

Check out the local history!  A small museum housed in a donated church and displaying over 4,000 items in the collection.  Grassy Island School, old farm equipment and more! 
Open during the summer.

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Frog Lake National Historic Site

A deep look at Indigenous history in our region.

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Ferguson Flats

A region of land of historical importance.

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