TOURISM


Camrose County, nestled in the heart of Central Alberta, is ready for rural tourism development. Just a short 30-minute drive from Alberta's capital, Edmonton, with its area population of 2 million, this strategic location offers a prime opportunity for investment in the tourism sector.

Surrounded by some of the province's most productive agricultural land, Camrose County is a bustling hub for the agriculture industry, setting the stage for significant growth in agri-tourism ventures.

Within the county's boundaries lie vibrant communities, including the City of Camrose, the Town of Bashaw, and charming villages and hamlets like Hay Lakes, Bittern Lake, and more. With a collective population of 30,000 residents, Camrose County offers a built-in market for tourism ventures.

Investors will be delighted to discover over 20 campgrounds nestled near beautiful county parks and lakes, including Miquelon Lake Provincial Park. Additionally, the region boasts seven golf courses, attracting tourists throughout the summer months.

Camrose County's rich agricultural landscape provides fertile ground for investment in farm tours and other ag experiences. Moreover, the county's German and Norwegian heritage adds a unique cultural flavour, enhancing its appeal to visitors seeking authentic experiences.

Throughout the year, Camrose County hosts many sports and community events, drawing visitors to its charming villages and hamlets. The City of Camrose, in particular, has earned a reputation as a premier event destination.

As a proud member of the Go East of Edmonton tourism marketing organization, Camrose County is dedicated to promoting and attracting visitors from across Alberta.

COUNTY TOURISM ASSETS


CAMPGROUNDS
Bashaw Campground
Bashaw Golf and Country Club & RV Park
Bluebird RV Park
Camrose Exhibition Trail RV Park
Cherry Lane B&B and Campground
Country Nine Golf Course Campground
Double Dam Golf Course Campground
Edberg Campground
Ferintosh Campground
Hay Lakes Telegraph Park Campground
Bawlf Jubilee Park Campground
Miquelon Lake Provincial Park Campground
Miquelon Hills Golf Course Campground
New Norway Campground
Pelican Point Campground
Round Hill Campground
Rozi's Retreat Campground
Silver Creek Golf & RV Resort
Tillicum Campground
Willow Grove Family Campground
Whistle Stop Golf and Campground
Ferry Point Campground
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PARKS
Pelican Point Park
Tillicum Beach Park
Nature Conservation Centre
Meeting Creek Natural Linear Park Trail
Miquelon Lake Provincial Park
Hay Lakes Telegraph Park
MUSEUMS
Camrose & District Centennial Museum
Camrose Railway Museum & Park
Bashaw Fire Hall Museum
Kingman Regional School Museum
Donalda & District Museum
Meeting Creek Railway Station and Grain Elevator
Verdun School Site
Many historical churches
GOLF COURSES
Bashaw Golf and Country Club & RV Park
Country Nine Golf Course
City of Camrose Golf Course
Double Dam Golf Course & Campground
Miquelon Hills Golf Course & RV Sites
Silver Creek Golf Course & Campground
Whistle Stop Golf and Campground
GREENHOUSES
Avonroy Gardens
Glenview Organic Farm & Greenhouse
Maplewood Acres Market Garden & Greenhouse
Ferry Point Greenhouse
Westway Gardens Greenhouse
Wipf's Greenhouse & Market
 

AREAS OF FOCUS


WORKFORCE


Camrose County, compared with the Alberta province, has more people working in the agriculture industry. It employs 24% of Camrose County's labour force. 

Investors eyeing opportunities in the tourism sector will find themselves in a favorable position, with access to a highly qualified and skilled ag labor pool, including seasonal labour, thanks to the presence of the University of Alberta Augustana Campus. 


Contact Us


Economic Development
3755 - 43 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 3S8
Phone: 780-678-3070 | Email: ecdev@county.camrose.ab.ca