Hamlet of Lavoy


Description:

The peaceful hamlet of Lavoy, just 15 km east of Vegreville lies near one of the most scenic viewpoints on the Yellowhead Highway.

Akasu is an age old Historical Site encompassing both Akasu Lake & Akasu Hill. The Hill was a rest stop for native tribes. Akasu is the Cree Indian word meaning "sick". It is believed the name originates from natives who got sick drinking the water from the lake and the hill was where they came to perish. Akasu (Sickman Hill) is the highest geodetic elevation on the Yellowhead Highway between Edmonton and Winnipeg, Manitoba (2500 ft. above sea level). It is an outstanding viewpoint east of Vegreville and overlooks the hamlet of Lavoy.

Lavoy is a popular stop on the Go East Antique Tour - you’ll be amazed by what you will find at Lavoy Antiques & Collectibles! Stop at Skyline Greenhouse for fresh grown tomatoes, peppers and more. Plan to attend the Canada Day Celebration in Lavoy, fun for the whole family!


Name: Hamlet of Lavoy
Office Address: County of Minburn, 4909 - 50 Street, Vegreville, Alberta
Phone: 780-632-2082
Website: www.minburncounty.ab.ca


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