A farmer enjoying the sunset near Coast Fort St. John Hotel

Things to do in Grimshaw, AB

Discover the beauty of northwestern Alberta

If you're planning a visit to Grimshaw, Alberta, make sure to check out the local experiences available to you at the Coast Grimshaw Hotel and Suites. Whether you're a nature lover, an adrenaline junkie, or a history buff, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

Located roughly 21 km west of the Town of Peace River, Grimshaw is home to some of northwestern Alberta's most beautiful natural attractions. For those who love the great outdoors, there are plenty of opportunities for hiking, biking, fishing & more. At Queen Elizabeth Provincial Park, you can enjoy Cardinal Lake, relaxing on the beach, hiking, mountain biking, canoeing, kayaking, paddle boarding, wildlife viewing with over 140 species of birds and other fauna or, Nordic skiing in the winter. For those who love fishing, 

Peace River Wilderness Park is a perfect spot for you to explore with stunning scenery and abundant wildlife surrounding two man-made crystal-clear lakes. In the winter months, plan a day trip and take the family to hit the slopes at Misery Mountain Ski Hill.

For those history buffs, explore Shaftesbury Trail where there are plenty of historical sites which highlight how the region was used by the First Nations and Metis fur traders or, plan a day trip to a popular attraction, the Northern Alberta Railway Park. Here, you can explore the history of the railway and its impact on the region, as well as enjoy the park's beautiful surroundings.

Walk from our hotel to Mile Zero Regional Multiplex a great place for physical activity with a wonderful indoor ice rink, bright gym and elevated indoor track. The restaurant at the multiplex has great food and award-winning cinnamon buns. If you need advice on things to do, see and experience while you’re here, feel free to ask a member of our friendly staff. We love our town and we want you to love it too.

If you're looking for a more laid-back experience, check out Krooked House Ltd., a small pub specializing in pints and flights of beer from some of Alberta’s best craft breweries. You can’t beat the warm, rustic atmosphere and welcoming small-town vibes that exude from this small-town pub.

No matter what you choose to do, the Coast Grimshaw Hotel and Suites is the perfect home base for your Grimshaw adventure. With peaceful accommodations, amazing amenities such as pet-friendly rooms and an indoor pool with waterslide, friendly service, and easy access to all of the best local experiences, you're sure to have a memorable stay. Book your room today and start planning your next Alberta adventure!



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