Alberta’s Iron Horse Trail follows the abandoned CN rail line for 300 km and offers an abundance of attractions, events and sights along the way. Visit U-Pick farms and enjoy some fresh strawberries, explore 100-year-old train stations and visit Alberta’s first major Métis interpretive centre.


Fort George &

A Provincial Historic Site letting you step into the history of Alberta's fur trade

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Step back in time to the late 19th century and experience our rich Métis Culture

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Costumed interpreters, guided tours and historical buildings let you experience a bygone era

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Water Tower

A one-of-a-kind water tower found that connects back to the hayday of the train

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Anshaw Historic Site

Take a step back in time
at this historic rest stop

Historic CN Stations

Heinsburg and Smoky Lake Historic CN Statons let you glimpse the past—quite literally. Anthropology buffs will love the Station Masters' houses
in Eduardville and Muriel Siding

Windsor Salt, Range Road 51B, Lindbergh, AB, Canada

Windsor Salt Plant

Elk Point, AB, Canada

Elk Point Murals

Vilna, AB, Canada

Vilna Pool Hall

Alberta is rich in history, and there is no better way to experience this than on the Iron Horse Trail. There is always so much to do along the trail, but even if you want to get off the trail there is even more to enjoy. Visit the Travel Lakeland website to see more of the amazing things you can do: