Outdoor Adventures

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County of Barrhead hosts areas with boreal forest, river valleys, serene lakes, and Provincial recreation areas! Many parks & day-use areas can be found throughout the County, as well as opportunities for hiking, motorsports, skiing, golf, and much more! Find more information on our Tourism & Recreation Map.

Barrhead Golf Club
This 18-hole championship course was designed by the renowned Canadian golfer, Les Furber.  Barrhead Golf Club has been included in Golf Digest's "Best Places to Play" and is remarked as a "must stop" for all Central Alberta golf enthusiasts.
Amenities include driving range, practice greens, pro shop & rentals, licensed restaurant, and full service RV camping.  
For more information, call 780-674-3053 or visit www.golfbarrhead.com

Paddle River Golf & Country Club
This 9-hole course in the Town of Barrhead offers practice greens, cart & club rentals, clubhouse & restaurant, and repair shop.
For more information, call 780-674-5059 or visit www.paddlerivergolf.com

Batt Traps Recreation Area
At Batt Traps, you can spend time camping, golfing, and riding ATVs all in one place!  
Amenities include both powered & non-powered camping sites, golf course with cart & club rentals, extensive ATV trails, and more!
For more information, call 780-854-2344.


Barry's Ultra Motorsports Park (BUMP)
BUMP offers everything for the off-road enthusiast of any skill level.  Visitors can enjoy motocross tracks & trails with camping opportunities available.
For more information, call 780-318-2867 or visit www.bumpmx.com


Misty Ridge Ski Hill
Misty Ridge is a winter gem in the County of Barrhead, located on the Athabasca River valley.  
Amenities include downhill skiing with T-bar lift, cross country ski trails, equipment rentals, licensed instructors, and a spacious chalet with concession stand.
For more information, call 780-967-4242 or visit www.mistyridgeskihill.com

Homes Crossing Provincial Recreation Area
Available for hiking, biking, or equestrian use, this ecological reserve is a geological wonder! Hike through transverse sand dunes stabilized by jack pine lichen forests, to a number of small lakes located within the reserve.  
Find more information at www.albertaparks.ca