Month: November 2017

Top 4 Things To Do In Coaldale, Alberta

A WISE CHOICE. The town of Coaldale has a recorded population of just over 8,000 residents. In this community you will find residents that appreciate a hospitable and welcoming environment for all that visit. Whether you are looking for the golf course down the road, or the coffee shop on the corner, Coaldale Alberta residents will be more than happy to assist you with directions!

Old fashioned and quaint are just a few words used to describe the small-town feel of Coaldale. Though it is a small town, visitors are not limited on what to do, with the town’s rich history there is a lot to learn and enjoy! Coaldale is an amazing destination for the entire family!



Choose your daily itinerary from a list of museums, golf courses, nature walks & conservation areas. There is sure to be something that appeals to everyone!


1. Alberta Birds of Prey Centre

With a mission to rehabilitate and release injured birds of prey back to the wild, the Alberta Birds of Prey Centre is a one-of-a-kind adventure for you.

I left feeling more connected to the birds that I
see everyday out here in the mountains

The Alberta Prey Centre was established with the intention to develop Alberta’s first volunteer wildlife rescue facility and throughout the years and help from many volunteers has grown to see numerous improvements developing into the Centre you can visit today.

  • Distance from Station Grounds: 6 minutes, walking

2. Coaldale Golf Courses

If you are interested in getting away from the busy everyday life you can play a 9-hole or 18-hole course at either Land o’ Lakes Golf Course or Indian Hills Golf Course this will give you the opportunity to get away from it all and enjoy rolling greens and tight fairway views.

  • Land o’ Lakes Golf Course Distance from Station Grounds: 5 minutes, driving
  • Indian Hills Golf Course Distance from Station Grounds: 18 minutes, driving


3. Gem of the West Museum

One of Southern Alberta’s best kept secrets. Established in 1995, The Gem of the West Museum is one of the largest rural museums in Southern Alberta, showcasing over 15 unique exhibits and an art gallery. The museum also serves as a great community venue for public programs and events, private rental events and functions.

Whether you are looking to host an event in the town or looking for a daily getaway activity, the Gem of the West Museum needs to be on your to-do list.

  • Distance from Station Grounds: 6 minutes, walking


4. Hiking & Outdoor Activities  

Stafford Lakes is a great summer getaway close to Coaldale, Alberta! Bring your family, your bathing suit and your sunscreen to this privately-run beach and camping area. If you are looking to book a weekend getaway from Station Grounds or family is coming to visit, and you want to stay in the local area – Stafford Lakes is the place to go.

As mentioned in this article from the Lethbridge Herald, “It features a new boat launch, boat dock, a sandy beach area, RV and tent camping on either a seasonal or short-term basis, picnic areas, basketball court, beach volleyball, kayak and paddleboard rentals, and a Cafe for ice cream and other novelties.”

  • Distance from Station Grounds: 12 minutes, driving 


Coaldale Community Calendar

Looking for more community activities? Coaldale has a list of weekly and monthly activities that will keep you busy through any season! Check out Coaldale, Alberta’s town community calendar.

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