Kneehill County

Kneehill County
Kneehill County

Kneehill County

Experience the open prairies and the entryway to the Canadian Badlands

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Prairies and Badlands

Nestled between the Canadian Badlands and the QEII highway linking Calgary and Edmonton, Kneehill County offers a visitor experience of the open prairies and the entry way to some of the most amazing vistas of the Canadian Badlands. Only 45 minutes from Calgary, Kneehill County is home to some unique experiences such as the Torrington Gopher Museum, Dry Island Buffalo Jump, Bleriot Ferry, Orkney Lookout and Horseshoe Canyon. Kneehill County region also includes many hamlets and the towns of Three Hills and Trochu and the villages of Acme, Carbon and Linden. Each of these communities have unique amenities that require exploration. Enjoy a camping trip at one of the County’s, Town’s or Village’s campgrounds. Hike or cycle the coulees in the majestic Canadian Badlands. Tour the local shops of the hamlets, towns and villages. Take a canoe trip down the Red Deer River and amaze at nature’s sculpting of the canyon. Kneehill County is just minutes to the world famous Royal Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller and many other attractions such as the Atlas Coal Mine. Daytrip from Calgary or Edmonton, or take a week, to experience the hospitality of Kneehill County region businesses and tourism destinations. Kneehill County is a place to make your own memorable story and lifetime experiences.

Why Go

Nestled between the Canadian Badlands and the QEII highway linking Calgary and Edmonton, Kneehill County offers a visitor experience of the open prairies and the entry way to some of the most amazing vistas of the Canadian Badlands. Only 45 minutes from Calgary, Kneehill County is home to some unique experiences such as the Torrington Gopher Museum, Dry Island Buffalo Jump, Bleriot Ferry, Orkney Lookout and Horseshoe Canyon. Kneehill County region also includes many hamlets and the towns of Three Hills and Trochu and the villages of Acme, Carbon and Linden. Each of these communities have unique amenities that require exploration. Enjoy a camping trip at one of the County’s, Town’s or Village’s campgrounds. Hike or cycle the coulees in the majestic Canadian Badlands. Tour the local shops of the hamlets, towns and villages. Take a canoe trip down the Red Deer River and amaze at nature’s sculpting of the canyon. Kneehill County is just minutes to the world famous Royal Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller and many other attractions such as the Atlas Coal Mine. Daytrip from Calgary or Edmonton, or take a week, to experience the hospitality of Kneehill County region businesses and tourism destinations. Kneehill County is a place to make your own memorable story and lifetime experiences.

What's Great

Only 45 minutes from Calgary, Kneehill County is home to unique experiences such as the Torrington Gopher Museum, Dry Island Buffalo Jump, Bleriot Ferry, Orkney Lookout and Horseshoe Canyon.

Local Tip:

Kneehill County is just minutes from the world-famous Royal Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller.