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Travel Alberta Visitor Information Centres open for season

New resources available to help Albertans and visitors explore Alberta 

Explore Alberta this summer with the help of staff at 10 Travel Alberta visitor information centres. The seasonal visitor information centres opened on May 18. The Canmore visitor information centre is open year round.

Visitor information centres are located at key entry points to the province.

• Canmore: south side of Highway 1, west end of Canmore service road;
• Crowsnest Pass: south side of Highway 3, eight kilometres west of Coleman and six kilometres from the Alberta/British Columbia border;
• Field: south side of Highway 1 at the entrance to Field, British Columbia;
• Grande Prairie: south east side of Highway 43, at junction with 106 Street;
• Hinton: south side of Highway 16 in the commercial area;
• Lloydminster: north side of Highway 16, one kilometre east of Lloydminster;
• Milk River: east side of Highway 4, south of Milk River;
• Oyen: intersection of Highway 9 and Highway 41, north of Oyen;
• Walsh: north side of Highway 1, 64 kilometres east of Medicine Hat and three kilometres west of the Alberta/Saskatchewan border; and,
• West Glacier: west side of the junction of Montana Highway 2 and Going-to-the-Sun Road (Glacier National Park).

Visitor information centres are open seven days a week, though hours vary by location. Visitors can receive information and advice about attractions, activities, accommodations and special events, in the area and around the province. Each year, more than 130,000 visitors access services provided by Travel Alberta visitor information centres.

To learn more about what Alberta has to offer, visitors are encouraged to call 1-800-ALBERTA or visit TravelAlberta.com.

Author: Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation - Visitor Services Branch

Published: May 25, 2012