Grande Prairie is located at the junction of Highways 43 and 2, 277 miles northwest of Edmonton and 86 miles southeast of Dawson Creek, BC.
|Grande Prairie was first incorporated as a village in 1911, as a town in 1919, and as a city in 1958. The city is booming today, with a strong and diverse economy based on agriculture, forestry, and oil and gas. Grande Prairie is a regional centre for much of northwestern Alberta and northeastern British Columbia.
Grande Prairie has all visitor facilities, with lodging at major-chain motels/hotels, restaurant dining and fast-food outlets; gas stations, banks, laundromats, supermarkets; and shopping at malls and warehouse stores.
Camping at Rotary Park in town. Area campgrounds include Country Roads R.V. Park, Camp Tamarack RV Park, McGoverns RV & Marine Campground and Nitehawk Wilderness RV Park.