Red Deer

Population: 97,109

Red Deer is located on Alberta Highway 2, 102 miles south of Edmonton.

Visitor Information: 
Tourism Red Deer Visitor Centre; phone 403-346-0180.

Red Deer has all services, including lodging at major-chain motels/hotels; dining at major-chain restaurants and fast-food outlets; retail outlets and a hospital. Camping at the RV There Yet Campground just north of Red Deer and at the Lions Municipal Campground.

Attractions:

  • Alberta Sports Hall of Fame & Museum, a celebration of Alberta sports history, with interactive hockey, baseball, basketball, football and soccer.
  • Waskasoo Park contains several popular attractions, including Kerry Wood Nature Centre, Gaetz Lake Sanctuary, Bower Ponds and Heritage Ranch.
  • Red Deer & District Museum.
  • Collicutt Centre Water Park includes a wave pool with water slide, lazy river and interactive water playground, a tots pool, two hot tubs and a steam room.