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 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