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Yellowhead County

2716-1 Ave.
Edson, Alberta
T7E 1N9

Toll Free: 1-800-665-6030
Phone: 780-723-4800
Fax: 780-723-5066

Population: 10,469

Abundant with open wilderness, lush agricultural areas, rivers and streams, this is one area of the province worth visiting! Stretching from the west side of Pembina River to the Jasper National Park gates, Yellowhead County has something for anyone wanting to explore some of the most majestic and eclectic landscapes Canada has to offer. Opportunities exist for touring, hiking, biking, camping, fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, ATVing, white water rafting, caving, guiding, skiing and community festivals and events.

Visit one of eight County campgrounds ( or one of the many Forest Recreation Management Campsites located throughout the county (1-800-293-6955) where swimming, boating and great fishing abound. County campgrounds are family-oriented, with Park Officers patrolling daily for safety and convenience. Also located within the County’s boundaries are five easily accessible Provincial and Wildland Parks, which offer a mix of amenities from serviced campsites to rustic sites and backcountry hiking and camping opportunities. There is also a multitude of private
campgrounds in the County.

For the active outdoorsman, try hiking the wide variety of trails, canyons, hoodoos, and other special sites. With a vast variety of terrain and majestic surroundings, Yellowhead County caters to all caliber of adventurer. But don’t just visit during the summer months . . . Yellowhead County is a wonderland during the winter season. Yellowhead County’s spectacular cross-country ski trails and snowmobile areas make for outdoor winter fun for the whole family.