The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo is a place where people want to be. Fly fishing at the lodges along Lake Athabasca, canoeing the Clearwater River, off-roading through the sand dunes along the northern lakes, admiring the blazing Aurora Borealis or camping for the weekend at Gregoire Provincial Park, these are just a few of the activities the region has to offer. Come and join visitors from around the world that have come to realize that the oil sands isn’t the only reason people visit the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.
Kalyna Country is a tourism region-presenting some of Alberta’s and Western Canada’s most unique experiences. Extending east and northeast from Edmonton, the Kalyna Country Ecomuseum is one of the most historic places in Alberta. Follow our rivers and roads to experience a millenia of aboriginal culture, a landscape traversed by the great explorers and fur traders, prior to the homesteading era and the coming of the railroad. Kalyna Country is Alberta’s multi-cultural capital. Kalyna Country contains Canada’s largest Ukrainian settlement; some of Alberta’s largest concentrations of French, Cree, Metis and Romanian settlement; Alberta’s only Irish settlement, plus German, Scandinavian, British and other slavic cultures. All of these groups, together have combined to give Kalyna Country a distinct flavour that sets the region apart from other rural areas of Alberta.
East Central Alberta Destination Marketing Fund
East Central Alberta Marketing Fund is a partnership between 14 campgrounds in East Central Alberta. The Destination Marketing Fund is a fee charged by campsites or other accommodations on behalf of themselves or an organization and used to support tourism development, marketing and or infrastructure. By adding one dollar to overnight fees, it allows funding for marketing initiatives for these campsites. The DMF is not a tax. The government is not involved in the approval or collection of the DMF.