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the icelandic tour

 

Historic Markerville Area

 

1. THE JUNGLE FARM
4. Fresh juicy strawberries ready for pickin'. Visit the greenhouses in May, the strawberry fields in July & August, and the "pumpkin patch" in early fall. Enjoy the hayrides and corn maze. Visit the website or
facebook page for more event listings. 6 km north of Innisfail on Hwy 2A and then right on Range Road 362. Phone: 403-227-4231 www.TheJungleFarm.com

2. STEPHANSSON HOUSE PROV. HISTORIC SITE
Be our guest at the home of the "Poet of the Rocky Mountains", the peaceful homestead where the renowned Stephan G. Stephansson farmed by day and wrote by night. Costumed guides provide interpretive tours with a glimpse into Alberta's Icelandic heritage and the life of this famous Icelandic-Canadian poet.
Stephansson House

3. HISTORIC MARKERVILLE CREAMERY
The Markerville Creamery Museum is a glimpse into the past of this scenic Icelandic settlement. Built in 1902 and restored to its 1932 appearance, the Creamery remains the "Hub" of this tiny community. Costumed interpreters offer guided tours during the spring and summer season. Visitors also enjoy the "Kaffistofa" coffee shop featuring Icelandic food and great tasting ice cream. Phone: 403-728-3006
www.historicmarkerville.com

4. DICKSON DAM INTERPRETIVE CENTRE
The damsite overlooking the Red Deer River valley offers an information display, numerous viewpoints, beautifully landscaped picnic areas, and some great fishing holes.

5. RED DEER RIVER
Experience the beauty of Central Alberta in a leisurely drift down the Red Deer River.

6. DAINES RODEO RANCH
Site of the annual mid-June Innisfail Pro Rodeo and the mid-August Ivan Daines Country Music Picknic. The Ranch is located 4 miles north of Innisfail on the historic Calgary & Edmonton Trail. Phone: 403-227-3166
Innisfail Pro Rodeo
Ivan Daines Country Music Picnic

7. INNISFAIL GOLF COURSE
A world class 27-hole facility, this course has developed into one of Alberta's finest. Phone: 403-227-3444
www.innisfailgolf.ca

8. ANTHONY HENDAY CAMPGROUND
West end of Innisfail adjacent to the Innisfail Golf Course on Hwy 54. 40 treed sites all with 15 amp power, hot showers, day use area, playground, firewood and hiking trails. Phone: 403-318-3508
[email protected]

9. DR. GEORGE / KEMP HOUSE
A registered provincial historic site built in 1893 by Dr. and Barbara George. Dr. George was the surgeon for the North West Mounted Police. Mrs. George designed the Alberta provincial crest. The home also housed the province's first natural museum before becoming Katy Jane's home and boarding house.

 


Stephansson House






Historic Markerville






Markerville Creamery






Daines Rodeo Ranch






Innisfail Golf Course

 

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