Edmonton Tourism

Option 3: Scenic Encounters


Catch a glimpse of what life was like for Ukrainian immigrants between 1892 and the 1930s at the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village. This award-winning provincial historical site is located 25 minutes east of Edmonton along Highway 16, or 3 km east of the Elk Island National Park entrance. There are over 30 historic buildings including three churches, a fully-functioning grain elevator, blacksmith shop, and sod hut.

With the exception of the Serengeti Plains of Africa, Elk Island National Park has higher densities of hoofed mammals per square kilometer than any other wild area in the world! Elk Island National Park of Canada protects the wilderness of the aspen parkland, one of the most endangered habitats in Canada. You’ll enjoy a guided tour with plenty of photo opportunities.

Join us in Elk Island National Park for a canoe experience on Astotin Lake. Astotin Lake is a favorite nesting site for many bird species, often pelicans and trumperter swans can be spotted here. Some days bison can be seen down on the lake shore as well. Timberwolf Tours will provide the two person canoe, paddles and all the equipment plus a few paddling tips so that even those that have never paddled before can enjoy thier time on the lake.Experience a hike, and dip to paddle into the water and try out canoeing as well!