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Discover Strathcona County

Discover what makes Sherwood Park and Strathcona County a great place to live, work, shop, play, and invest.

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Attractions to Discover

Camping

Golf Courses

Local Spirits

Recreation

Restaurants and Lounges

Ensure that you try some of our many local restaurants, and take in some local entertainment and shopping.

Restaurants and Lounges

Accommodations in Strathcona County

Sherwood Park and Strathcona County are alive with things to do and see, with a bright economic future and a fantastic sense of community.

Accommodations

Business Directory

A business-friendly community with an affluent population makes Strathcona County a great place to invest and start a business.

Business Directory

Attractions to Discover in Strathcona County

Beaver Hills Biosphere

Located in the south east corner of Sherwood Park, AB and extending east of Elk Island National Park. The Beaver Hills is an extensively treed, upland area consisting of rolling to hummocky terrain rich in native wetlands and aspen dominated Boreal mixed wood forest habitat.

Bike Skills and Skateboard Parks

This park includes a variety of natural features including dirt ramps, rock boulders and logs. Together, these features create a variety of ladder bridges, a wall ride and various sized dirt jumps to appeal to all ages and skill levels.

Cooking Lake-Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area

The 97 square kilometre Cooking Lake-Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area contains forests, pastures and wetlands. It is a multiple use area that supports a variety of activities, including agriculture, wildlife management, natural gas extraction and outdoor recreation.

Elk Island National Park

Just 35 minutes east of Edmonton lies a natural wonderland open all year long! In addition to being an important refuge for bison, elk and more than 250 bird species, Elk Island National Park is also an oasis of calm for day picnickers and overnight campers alike.

Festival Place

Festival Place is a vibrant multi-use center for the arts, community and business and is a point of convergence for the cultural visions, ideas and energies of the community.

Gallery@501

Strathcona County Art Gallery@501 providing access, drawing on collective histories and enhancing knowledge and appreciation of the visual arts through art education and art practice for Strathcona County’s inclusive community.

Millennium Place

Amenities include fitness centre, aquatics centre, indoor track, gymnasium, twin arenas, leisure ice, fitness studios, field house, indoor playground, youth lounge and concession.

Ministik Lake Bird Sanctuary

Ministik is located in a designated Important Bird Area, and borders the Ministik Bird Sanctuary. There are many wetlands at this natural area, which are important for filtering water and maintaining our water supply.

North Cooking Lake Natural Area

 The area’s topography provides important wildlife habitat. Ponds ringed with cattails and willow are nesting and feeding habitat for red-winged blackbirds. Many types of waterfowl, including blue-winged teal and northern shoveler, use the ponds.

River Valley Alliance Trails

The River Valley Alliance’s goal is to preserve, protect and enhance the largest metropolitan river valley park system in the world – a legacy for generations to come – by connecting the trail system and making it easier for all to access and enjoy.

Sherwood Bowl

Whether you’re having a fun night out with friends or family, celebrating a special occasion or hosting a corporate event, Sherwood Bowl makes bowling in Edmonton a memorable experience.

Sherwood Park Natural Area

The Sherwood Park Natural Area is an oasis for wildlife with pedestrian trails throughout the area. This 68-hectare site is a gently rolling landscape of aspen forest and willow sedge wetlands surrounded by agricultural land and residential developments.

Sherwood Park’s Heritage Mile

Buildings and other physical structures serve as important reminders of our past. Sherwood Park is fortunate that all four of its buildings of tangible heritage remaining from its rural past which predate its 1955 founding, are located on a section of one street dubbed Heritage Mile.

Strathcona County Museum & Archives

Explore settler life in the Village Square, experience local Indigenous artwork, step inside a real jail cell, and discover unique stories about Strathcona County and beyond.

Strathcona Wilderness Centre

Your four-season outdoor adventure centre just 20 minutes east of Sherwood Park. You’ll find 12 kilometres of trails, 3 kilometres of interpretive trails, picnic sites, tent camping sites, wildlife viewing, rustic pine lodge, disc golf course, cross country skiing, snowshoeing and equipment rentals.

Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village

Explore our living history museum, as history is brought to life by costumed interpreters portraying the lives of actual pioneers! Hear stories of solitude, survival, and perseverance while discovering how Ukrainian immigration made a significant impact on Alberta’s cultural identity.

Camping in Strathcona County

Elk Island National Park

You don’t have to go home after watching a beautiful sunset at Elk Island National Park. Consider staying overnight at one of our three camping sites with options to stay in a tent, RV, or the backcountry.

Elk Island Retreat Ltd.

Elk Island Retreat is a beautiful serene private campground and is the perfect place to relax and unwind. Whether a world traveler or living local you’ll want to check out this little hide-away.

Half Moon Lake Resort

Whether you’re looking for solace and serenity in peaceful surroundings or seeking unparalleled outdoor adventure on the water or in the woods, Half Moon Lake Resort joins prairie and parkland close to Sherwood Park.

Kawtikh RV Retreat

Nestled on the north shore of beautiful Hastings Lake in Alberta, Canada, Kawtikh (caw-TEEK) RV Retreat is a destination RV park resort in one of Strathcona County’s most treasured natural settings.

Strathcona Wilderness Centre

Your four-season outdoor adventure centre just 20 minutes east of Sherwood Park. You’ll find 12 kilometres of trails, 3 kilometres of interpretive trails, picnic sites, tent camping sites, wildlife viewing, rustic pine lodge, disc golf course, cross country skiing, snowshoeing and equipment rentals.

Local Spirits in Strathcona County

Barr Estate Winery Inc.

Creating fruit wines of impeccable quality using their scientific training. From working with the land in a sustainable manner to not adding sulfites upon bottling, they favour a simple, more natural approach.

Elk Island Spirits Co.

We are committed to using local grown grains for our spirits. Fermented, distilled and bottled by real people right here in Sherwood Park, Alberta.

Hawke Prohibition Distilleries

We are excited to announce Sherwood Park’s very own ultra-premium vodka coming soon.

Golf Courses in Strathcona County

Belvedere Golf & Country Club

We set out to create one of the finest golf courses in Canada; enhanced by a spectacular Clubhouse, fine dining, a full tournament schedule and PGA professional instruction. We offer a destination with strong appeal beyond the bunkers and challenging tree lines.

Broadmoor Golf Course

The Broadmoor is an 18 hole public golf course located in the heart of Sherwood Park. The newly renovated clubhouse makes the Broadmoor the ideal location for tournaments and banquets. Visit us today!

Country Side Golf Club

We are a 27 (+1) hole golf course featuring a championship length 18 hole Prairies course and the original, classic length, 9(+1) Woodlands course. Opening over 35 years ago, this family run golf course is a pleasure for golfers of all skill levels. We have everything you need to challenge and improve your game!

Elk Island Golf Course

Established in 1936, this 9 hole course is one of the oldest in Northern Alberta, cut into the moraine of the Beaver Hills – Cooking Lake region. Whether you’re coming for a round of golf or just visiting the Park, join us at the clubhouse for a hot meal & refreshments.

Fox Run Golf Course

Always clean and inviting, our golf course is the perfect place to unwind and enjoy a relaxing game of golf between friends and family. With 18 challenging holes spread over our grounds and our impressive driving range, Fox Run Golf Course is the clear choice for premier golfing in Ardrossan.

Legends Golf & Country Club

Offering everything the serious golfer expects, this picturesque course features large, beautiful ponds, gently rolling hills, elevated tees, and combines spectacular views of the North Saskatchewan River valley with a tranquil setting to provide the golfer with an exciting and enjoyable golf experience.

Northern Bear Golf Course

Built on Jack Nicklaus’ legendary tradition of designing prestigious and spectacular courses, it offers the ultimate play for every golf enthusiast. The Bear is a perfect blend of tree lined fairways, strategic bunker placements, five lakes, and USGA standard greens.

Recreation in Sherwood Park

First-rate personal, professional and community services such as sport, recreation and cultural facilites make the community a great destination.

Strathcona County Recreation & Events

Find events happening in the County, or information about our affordable and accessible indoor and outdoor recreation facilities.

Strathcona County Recreation Guide

Register your family and enjoy some outdoor playtime with facilitated games and activities.

Sherwood Park Chamber of Commerce & Tourist Information

Location: 100 Ordze Ave, Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada T8B 1M6

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Holidays: Closed

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Sherwood Park Chamber of Commerce Signature Community Events

Canada Day Parade

The Sherwood Park & District Chamber of Commerce is proud to host the Canada Day Parade. Thousands of smiling faces will line the 2.3 km parade route through the heart of Sherwood Park.

Great Canadian Trade Fair

Whether you are interested in home improvement, sports and recreation, or the vast array of goods and services offered by the business community at the Great Canadian Trade Fair, you will have the opportunity to fulfill your shopping needs!

Strathcona County Business Awards

Annually, the Chamber selects and honours businesses who show good customer relations, sound business principles, and are active in improving and promoting our community.