Located in the Brooks Region. Home to Dinosaur Provincial Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the largest dinosaur fossil beds in the world! A close drive to the Cities of Calgary, Medicine Hat and Lethbridge. Located less than two hours south of Calgary, the Brooks Region is the perfect place for a day trip or a weekend getaway.
Located less than two hours south of Calgary, the Brooks Region is the perfect place for a day trip or a weekend getaway. If you are fascinated with dinosaurs and stunning badlands topography, then Dinosaur Provincial Park UNESCO World Heritage Site is a must. The 73-sqaure kilometer park is home to some of the most amazing dinosaur fossil discoveries on the planet. Looking to escape the hot and dry southern Alberta summers? Look no further than Lake Newell, one of the largest and warmest man-made lakes in the province. Located just 14 kilometers south of the City of Brooks, enjoy swimming, a sandy beach, fishing, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, SUPing, windsurfing, jet-skiing and camping. The little ones will enjoy spending time at the White Barn Fun Farm and the Brooks Corn Maze. End your day with some cold beverages at one of their two breweries or the distillery, where you will find delicious and award-winning locally made beers and spirits. Stay awhile in one of the comfortable and friendly hotels or enjoy the evenings under the stars at one of their various campgrounds, many of which are located on lakes and reservoirs!
Discover the history and natural wonders in the Brooks region. Perfect for dinosaur lovers, history buffs, outdoor adventure seekers and beer enthusiasts. You can find it all within 2 hours south of Calgary.
A trip to the Brooks Region is not complete without a stop at the historic Brooks Aqueduct.