No matter, what the season, winter, spring, summer or fall ...
North central Alberta offers Bar D6 Country Retreat Visitors and Guests
an abundance of recreational activities, local attractions and retail services. 

For additional information visit the websites of our local towns,
or contact Don & Shirl, they would be pleased to help.



With a population of 7,399, Edson has a full range of retail stores and restaurants. 
They have a number of  recreational facilities including a swimming pool with waterslide,
18-hole golf course, movie theatre, bowling alley, museums,
and numerous lakes and rivers for canoeing & fishing.

Winter activities and facilities include:
curling rink, indoor and outdoor ice arenas, cross-country ski trail systems, biathlon trails,
luge, snowmobile areas and a skating oval.



Hinton is located just east of one of Canada's famous Jasper National Park.
In addition to the facilities within the national park, Hinton boasts of a large number of nearby parks
and recreation areas including Emerson Lakes, Rock Lake, and William A. Switzer Provincial Park.

The Recreation Centre has two skating rinks, a swimming pool, sauna, whirlpool,
racquetball and squash courts, day care, peoples centre and library .
Other recreation facilities include a curling rink, automobile race track, tennis courts, parks,
the Hinton Municipal Library, Hinton Golf and Country Club (18 holes, grass greens)
and a Nordic Ski Centre for cross-country skiing.



Located in the middle of Jasper National Park in Alberta's Rocky Mountains,
Jasper's friendly mountain hospitality, peaceful low-key atmosphere, and the promise
of adventure will make your visit unforgettable.

Famous for the world renowned Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge and its golf course,
Jasper is also close to the spectacular Columbia Icefields,
part of the Icefields Parkway and the Eastern Slopes

The Town of Jasper offers a variety of souvenir shopping and fine dining.



Welcome to Mayerthorpe, "Everybody's Community!"

During the summer months enjoy a game of baseball, kick around the soccer ball
or play a round of golf at the Golf & Country Club (9-hole green grass). 
Children will enjoy The Paddle River Park , skateboard park and outdoor swimming pool.

Winter fun includes curling and skating.

Local attractions include the Mayerthorpe Elevator, Paddle River Dam, Lessard Lake and Rangeton Park
or take part in one of Mayerthorpe's Annual Events:

Wildrose Rodeo -- May
High School Rodeo -- May
Rangeton Festival -- June
Annual Show & Shine -- June
Mayerthorpe Agricultural Fair -- August
Hay Brothers Golf Tournament -- September
Kinettes Craft Sale -- November
Christmas Light-Up -- December



The Village of Sangudo has a wide range or recreational facilities,
including a large multi-purpose arena that is used for the Annual August Rodeo, summer gymkhanas,
stock shows and hockey and figure skating in the winter.

Stop by the Sangudo Speedway, you may even catch a race!

Water sports are also available in the nearby Pembina River. The wide range of community organizations active in Sangudo attests to the strong community spirit of the Village's residents.



 Whitecourt is the snowmobile Capital of Alberta! 
Located in the middle of miles of forested lands and rugged terrain creates many recreational opportunities.

Summer months bring out avid fishermen, mountain bikers, hikers and all-terrain vehicle operators.
For golfers there is the Whitecourt Golf and Country Club, a beautiful 18-hole course.

Whitecourt is a winter playground for those who hunt, ice fish, cross-country ski and snowmobile.
Whitecourt also offers a snowboard hill and toboggan hill within Town limits.




Your Hosts:

P.O. Box 779 Mayerthorpe, Alberta, Canada T0E 1N0

Rooster Tales that will make you Smile!