Northern Sunrise County invites you to come experience the natural beauty of the Peace region. Visitors will enjoy the rich culture and variety of natural amenities that Northern Sunrise County has to offer. Young or old, Northern Sunrise County has sights, sounds, and activities for you to discover. Whether you are staying for just one night or for an extended period, the area has activities taking place year round that are sure to have you coming back for more!
Places To Stay
Cecil Thompson Park
Community Park and Campground, the bouncy pillow at Cecil Thompson Park has fast become a landmark in our community. In addition to the bouncy pillow the park features; challenging outdoor exercise equipment, a wonderful fishing pond, a beautiful gazebo, beach volleyball court, geocaching and a walking bridge. A perfect location to spend the day or spend the night at one of the 5 unserviced lots, available first come first serve at no charge.
Phone: (780) 322-3831
Mill Brown Memorial Park
6 paved stalls, power hookups, water supply, playground, tennis court, ball diamonds, hiking trails to Heart River, RV Dump.
Located in Nampa.
Phone: (780) 322-3852
Recreation & Leisure
Twelve Foot Davis Gravesite
A breathtaking lookout over the Town of Peace River in honor of Henry Fuller Davis, a trader on the Peace River who literally struck gold on a 12 foot claim in the 1860s. The park features include pathways, landscaping, interpretive panels, picnic benches, geochaching and parking. Also located near by is the walking trail in Pat’s Creek.
Located south of the Town of Peace River on Hwy 744 at the top of Judah Hill. Sagitawa is a Cree word meaning ” Where the rivers meet”. The Lookout has a spectacular view of the Town of Peace River and confluence of the Peace and Smoky Rivers. The Lookout is complete with a picnic area and historical information. The Lookout point is a great viewpoint and photography spot. Picnic area with tables and firepits with geocaching in the surrounding area.
Harmon Valley Pro Rodeo
Annual two-day event takes place in mid-July at the Harmon Valley Agricultural Grounds. This event attracts cowboys and cowgirls from all over North America.
– Breakfast with Bunny April 11,2020
– Tack & Rummage Sale May 2, 2020
– Amateur Rodeo June 27 & 28, 2020
– Jackpot Barrel Racing
Peace Valley Snow Riders Snowmobile Club
The Baytex Wesley Creek Trail is a recently developed 30 km trail in the County. The staging area to access the trail is on Township Road 842. The Leddy Lake Trail and the Smith Mills Trail have also been developed by the Club and are located in the region.
Nampa & District Museum
The Nampa and District Museum features an Oil & Gas visual interactive display, an old school room, taxidermy collection, a historic boardwalk featuring the 4 different industries of that era, a gift shop and fossil collection.
St. Isidore Museum and Cultural Centre
The St. Isidore Museum showcases the artefacts of the founders of St. Isidore as well as the history of the youngest FrenchCanadian community in Western Canada. The St.Isidore Cultural Centre is home to the weavers a group of ladies that produce beautiful traditional woven goods. The Cultural Centre is the site of the Carnaval de St.Isidore a family friendly winter event which showcases Francophone art, food and activities.
Mighty Peace Country
The Mighty Peace offers everything from trail riding to fishing; jet boating to bird watching; world class hunting to gold panning. The Mighty Peace Region provides year-round outdoor adventure! Discover sights and experiences worth traveling to with Mighty Peace Tourism.