Town of Smoky Lake
VISIT THE PUMPKIN CAPITAL OF ALBERTA
Smoky Lake Visitor Centre CN Museum Train StationOpen May long to Sept long weekend. 780-656-3674
The Town of Smoky Lake invites you to come visit year-round! The Smoky Lake Region is a beautiful area full of opportunities for outdoor recreation, camping, hiking, sledding and more!
ATTRACTIONS & EVENTS The Smoky Lake Museum, located on the north side of town, displays a number of artifacts and historic photographs of the area. A large antique machinery collection and the restored Pakan ferry are also hosted here. Plan on spending your August long weekend at the Smoky Lake Stampede. Activities include a parade, pancake breakfasts, kids’ activities, dance, fireworks, and more. The Town of Smoky Lake proudly bills itself as the Pumpkin Capital of Alberta. Bring the family to the annual Great White North Pumpkin Weigh-off & Fair, held on October 5. It attracts entries of mammoth gourds from all over. Have your photo taken with giant pumpkins; enjoy the huge Farmers’ Market, Art Show & Sale, kids’ activities, the Show 'n Shine, threshing bee, and the Giant Pumpkin Drop.
OUTDOORS Enjoy a round of golf at the beautiful Smoky Lake Golf Course and a home-cooked meal in the clubhouse. You can also stay at the Smoky Lake RV Park which overlooks a ravine and is situated between the museum and agricultural complex. South of the ag complex you can take the kids to the spray park just off of 54 Avenue. Soak up the sun north of Smoky Lake at the popular Hanmore Lake. The camping area is comprised of two campgrounds, where you can enjoy an assortment of watersports, a beach, and playground areas. Smoky Lake Region is a great place to venture out on Alberta’s Iron Horse Trail. This multi-use trail is perfect for year round adventure. Enjoy hiking, biking, quadding or horseback riding in the summer. Bring out the snowmobile and the horse-drawn sleigh when the snow falls.
EAT SHOP STAY Treat yourself to the famous shakes and burgers at Betsy’s Burger Shack and stop by the Old Fashioned Bread Bakery & Deli for a selection of delicious Ukrainian baked goods. Fill your cooler with local food at Serben Farms Store, or Linda’s Market Garden. Shop at the Farmers’ Market Saturdays 10-2 pm March to December. Enjoy a meal at Smoky Lake Inn and stay the night where history and luxury converge, or spend a night at Super 8 along the highway. Top up your growler at Gofer Liquor and browse through their huge selection. For all of your health and wellness needs visit Smoky Lake Pharmacy.
Name: Town of Smoky Lake
Office Address: 56 Wheatland Ave.
Smoky Lake, Alberta T0A 3C0
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