Come experience our kind of Fun, Adventure and Lifestyle
Yellowhead County abounds in open wilderness, mountain terrain, rivers, streams and lush agricultural areas. Visitors can stay in one of our many campgrounds, guest ranches, lodges or country bed and breakfasts as they explore all our region has to offer. The Towns of Edson and Hinton can also be used as a base to stage day long adventures into the County.
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.