St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church is located 297 kms northeast of Edmonton near the Alberta-Saskatchewan border in Cold Lake. St. John’s is a church community that proclaims the Gospel of Jesus Christ, in word and action, to the church and to the surrounding community.
You’ll find St. John’s at 4810 - 50 Avenue. Stop by the church when you arrive in town and take a selfie out front before checking out some favourite attractions recommended by local community members. Cold Lake provides an opportunity for adventure in any season.
- If visiting during the summer check out Kinosoo beach. If you are into water sports, stop by Wicked Water Sports located at Kinosoo Beach and the Cold Lake Marina to arrange rentals. If water sports are not your thing, spend time on the tennis court, splash park, or relax on the white sand beach.
- Clark’s General Store & Eatery, located across from the Cold Lake Marina, is filled with unique antiques and serves the best old-fashioned milkshakes and ice cream!
- Cold Lake is home to Cold Lake Provincial Park and provides many walking and hiking trails. You are sure to see an abundance of wildlife on your walk.
- Cold Lake is also home to a Canadian Forces Base (CFB). While here drive through CFB Cold Lake. Head to the runway where you will find a viewing area. You can watch the F18, Hawk, helicopters and transport planes take off and land right in front of you!
- Stop in at the Cold Lake Museum which houses the Air Force, Oil & Gas, Heritage and Aboriginal museums. Admission is by donation.
- If you haven’t walked enough take a short drive out of the city to the Iron Horse Trail which is the longest and oldest trail system in Alberta consisting of over 300 kms of developed trail to enjoy. It is on this trail that you can also visit the Beaver River Trestle bridge. These trails and attractions can be accessed by driving down what the locals call the “Y” road.
**Please Note: When visiting Cold Lake, please adhere to the guidelines mandated in Alberta. Stay 6ft apart. Wear a mask. Stay home if you are sick.