Description:Camrose County is located a short drive southeast of Edmonton. This area is well known for its mixed farming attributes, as well as for its population of 8,000 people who live in friendly communities or in the rural amongst rolling hills and dancing grain fields.
ATTRACTIONS & OUTDOORSThe county has an excellent selection of golf courses from 9 to 27 holes, all within a half hour drive of each other. Modern campgrounds near lakes create the perfect setting for spending time on the beach or canoeing or just plain kicking back. Set up camp at one of these parks: Miquelon Lake Provincial Park at the north end of the County, Tillicum Park adjacent to Dried Meat Lake, just southeast of the City of Camrose and Pelican Point Park on the North shore of Buffalo Lake at the southern boundary of the County. Soak up the get-back-to-nature hospitality and create relaxed, sun-soaked memories with your family. There are also numerous campsites in the hamlets and villages within the County. Fishing enthusiasts can enjoy fishing for Northern Pike at Buffalo Lake and Dried Meat Lake. In the heart of the County you will find the Nature Conservation Center, a reclaimed gravel pit that is now a beautiful day use recreation area.
Explore the scenery, culture, ag-tourism and more during Prairie Fun Days on August 27 & 28, 2016. Self-guided and guided tours are available to see Camrose County like never before. In 2015 there were 20 tour stops to enjoy.
Winter activities include groomed cross country ski trails at Miquelon Provincial Park, numerous snowmobile rallies throughout the county and outdoor skating is available at numerous village or hamlet skating rinks.
Eat Local in Camrose County... and Win!
Do you enjoy finding great local food and shopping locally? You're in for a great summer in Camrose County then! A fantastic new initiative supported by the county, Eat Local in Camrose County... and Win!, will tantalize your taste buds all summer long while also providing opportunities to win amazing food basket prizes!
PrizesIn the months of July, August, September, and October, three food baskets valued at $100 each will be given to winning qualifying participants for each month. One lucky winner will be drawn for the grand prize of a food basket valued at $500!
How to ParticipateParticipation in this contest is as simple as picking up a participation card and having the participating food vendors you already purchase from (and definitely try new ones you might not have been aware of until now!) initial your contest card for you at the time of your purchase.
Pick up a contest card from the county agricultural services office, farmer's markets in Camrose and Bashaw, the Alberta Agriculture office in Camrose, as well as a few other select locations. Contact the County of Camrose directly for information about all locations where these contest cards can be located.
You can keep up to date with details about this delicious contest on the Camrose County website.
Check for the local food producers participating in this contest by clicking this link.
Name: Camrose County
Office Address: 3755 - 43 Avenue, Camrose, Alberta
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