St. Mary Abbots Anglican Church is located approximately 100 kms northwest of Edmonton in the community of Barrhead.
You’ll find St. Mary Abbots at 5214 - 50 Street. 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.
The Vega Sand Hills is a protected natural area, made of a unique and dune formation with miles of trails for hiking, biking and horseback riding. Several outfitters operate in the area and trail rides are available.
The Klondyke (Vega) Ferry on the Athabasca River is one of only seven remaining ferries in the Province of Alberta. The ferry operates from April to October. An ice bridge serves the crossing during the winter months.
The Barrhead & District Historical Society operates the museum. Featuring a vast collection of artifacts depicting the pioneering lifestyle of the settlers in Barrhead. A complete collection of the local newspaper and an archive is housed at the museum. The museum operates the Barrhead Visitor Information Centre from June 1st to the Labour Day long weekend.
Head 21 kms west of Barrhead and arrive at Thunder Lake Provincial Park. The provincial park offers a campground of over 100 sites, powered and unserviced. The shore of the park is a perfect setting for boating, water-skiing, swimming, running, fishing and camping. Head out for the weekend or for a day trip!!
**Please Note: When visiting Barrhead and area, please adhere to the guidelines mandated in Alberta. Stay 6ft apart. Wear a mask. Stay home if you are sick.