Tourism

Photo courtesy of N*A*S*H photo

Photo courtesy of N*A*S*H photo

Attractions

Carbon Centennial Pool Seasonally open from May long to September long (weather & staff permitting). Phone: 403-572-0006

The Farmers’ Exchange (Museum, Gift Gallery & Garden) The Carbon Museum also known as the Farmers Exchange features a diverse array of Carbon and area artifacts. Featuring the “Murder Mystery Display”, which is a true story of an unsolved murder in Carbon during the height of the coal mining era. A heritage garden and a gift shop are also located in this historic building, which celebrated its 100th birthday in 2015.

Carbon Lions Centennial Park (on the island) Provides a scenic and historic backdrop for your family reunion, wedding or picnic in the park.

Carbon’s geographical situation is a prime spot for many tourists. From rolling hills to deep valleys and open fields, the area is very scenic and popular with photographers. Tourist attractions in the area include Dry Island Buffalo Jump, Horseshoe Canyon, Orkney Lookout Point, Bleriot Ferry area, Keiver’s Campground and Torrington Gopher Hole Museum. Kneehill County is part of the Canadian Badlands tourism group. The county borders the Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller and Rosebud Theatre in Wheatland County.

The towns and villages in the area provide many recreational opportunities including indoor and outdoor swimming pools, indoor and outdoor skating rinks, walking and biking trails, ball diamonds, curling rinks, many parks and playgrounds. Golf courses in the area include Rosebud, Drumheller, Trochu, Three Hills and Acme.

Village of Carbon partners with Palliser Regional Municipal Services in its GIS Quest! Click here (choose Public Access) to find out more about what an area has to offer.

The Kneehill Regional Partnership continues to support local tourism for Acme, Carbon, Linden, Three hills, and Trochu. Events and tourism stakeholders continue to increase every year as the tourism industry grows in our locality.