Welcome to Yellowhead County.

Yellowhead County is located In West Central Alberta, with its eastern boundary about 90 kilometres west of Edmonton and its western edge at the foot of the Rocky Mountains. It is a predominately rural region with two urban service centers (Hinton and Edson), 10 hamlets and many country residential subdivisions throughout the region.


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The active outdoors person has plenty of opportunity for touring, hiking, biking, camping, fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, ATVing, white water rafting, caving, guiding or skiing – as well as taking part in community festivals and events. With a vast variety of terrain and pristine surroundings, Yellowhead County caters to all types of hikers. Hiking trails in our canyons and hoodoos offer a unique Alberta perspective. You can camp in one of seven County campgrounds, or our numerous Provincial Parks or Wildland Parks where swimming, boating, and some of the best fishing in the province abound. There are also a multitude of private campgrounds in the County.

Don't just visit during the summer months. Yellowhead County is a wonderland during the winter season. The County’s spectacular cross-country ski trails and snowmobile areas make for outdoor winter fun for the whole family.

Yellowhead County is becoming a seasonal vacation destination with many urban dwellers purchasing their vacation homes to take advantage of the river and mountain vistas.

Yellowhead County is now a Partner in the Forest Recreation Management Association.

County Offices


2716 - 1 Avenue,Edson,AB. T7E 1N9
Phone: 780-723-4800
Toll Free: 1-800-665-6030
Fax: 780-723-5066


53404 Rge Rd 92A,Wildwood,AB.
Phone: 780-325-3782
Toll Free 1-800-814-3935
Fax: 780-325-3783

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