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Alberta #9 Highway Guide

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0.0
0.0
3301 ft.
Juction of Highway # 9 and Trans Canada Highway
North to Drumheller, AB, and Stettler, AB, east to Hanna, AB and the Saskatchewan Border. NOTE: For highway travel via 'The Trans Canada Highway' #1 - See Highway Travel Guide - BC/ Alberta Border to Calgary, AB for driving directions

1.6
2.6
3287 ft.
Highway turnoff
Access to Fairlight Road
7.6
12.2
3209 ft.
Route 564

11.6
18.6
3186 ft.
Route 566

20.4
32.8
3064 ft.
Route 567

20.9
33.6
3054 ft.
Road Side pulloff

21.7
35.0
3051 ft.
Highway exit
Access to Irricana Road, Pioneer Acres Museum, AB. This Alberta museum is one of the largest live exhibitions of antique tractors and trucks in Western Canada.
22.4
36.0
3015 ft.
Photo view from highway
Driving north.
22.9
36.8
3002 ft.
Highway exit
Access to Sulferworks, AB, fertilizer plant
24.2
38.9
3005 ft.
Bridge Crossing
Rose Bud River.
27.3
44.0
3002 ft.
Beiseker, AB. Route 72 and 806
Beiseker, AB, Municipal Campgrounds 35 campsites. William Samuel McGee, his name was the inspiration for the poem The Cremation of Sam McGee by Robert W. Service, is buried east of Beiseker.
29.8
47.9
3031 ft.
Beisecker, AB, Municipal Airport
Access to Airport
39.6
63.8
3002 ft.
Route 21


43.7
70.4
3045 ft.
Route 836
Junction of Highway #836 secondary, 13kms North ~15 kms to Carbon, AB; Camping, Municipal Campground has 20 camp sites, Flush Toilets, dump station. The Carbon East Campground has 17 sites some with electric hookups.
51.3
82.6
3022 ft.
Route 840. South to Rosebud Museum
South ~15 kms to Rosebud, Alberta. Rosebud Centennial Museum: pioneer and ranching history. Photo: Rosebud Centennial Museum.
56.7
91.3
2851 ft.
Road side highway turnout - Rest - View Point Area
Highway viewpoint, Horseshoe Canyon, AB, Toilets, information. Editors note: This is a must see. Great place to stretch the legs or take the pooch for pit stop.
56.7
91.3
2851 ft.
Photos - Looking at Horseshoe Canyon, AB
View from View point. Horseshoe Canyon, AB, is a region of badlands surrounded by prairie. The canyon gets its name from its horseshoe shape and is approximately 3 km long
56.7
91.3
2851 ft.
Horseshoe Canyon, AB
Photo from View point. Horseshoe Canyon, AB,
56.7
91.3
2851 ft.
Horseshoe Canyon, AB
A portion of the sign reads: The rocks found here are one to 2 million years younger than the rocks found in the Drumheller Valley. The rocks exposed in the canyon record a time of major environmental and climatic changes that happened 70 million years ago
56.7
91.3
2851 ft.
Horseshoe Canyon, AB
Photo from View point. Horseshoe Canyon, AB,
59.7
96.1
2841 ft.
Highway turnoff
Access to Nacmine, AB
61.3
98.7
2799 ft.
Route 841

61.7
99.3
2789 ft.
View from highway
Driving north
64.0
103.0
2680 ft.
Highway pull out
Truck Brake Check. Drumheller City Limits
64.0
103.0
2680 ft.
Highway pull out - Drumheller, AB, City Limits.
Truck Brake Check. In Drumheller, you will find plants and animals in this region that you canet find anywhere else in the world. - Drumheller, AB, Attractions - Royal Tyrell Museum of Palaeontology, AB, The Royal Tyrrell Museum is home to Canada's largest display of dinosaurs and fossils - The Canadian Badlands Passion Play, AB, Over eight hundred volunteers contribute over seventy-two hours annually to the Badlands Passion Play, where the dramatic portrayal of the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ in an acoustically superb natural bowl amphitheater is held - The Worlds Largest free standing Dinosaur, over 70 feet high, and weighing 145 000 lbs - Reptile World, over 100 species of live reptiles and amphibians - Atlas Coal Mine Historic Site, AB, home to Canada's last-standing wooden tipple mine - Homestead Antique Museum features more than 10,000 antiques and artifacts dating back from the Victorian and Edwardian periods. - Valley Doll Museum, features over 700 dolls - Drumheller Badlands Historical Centre
64.1
103.2
2667 ft.
Photo - View from highway
Driving north.
64.6
104.0
2615 ft.
Highway exit
Access to Stampede Grounds, Access to Penitentiary
67.5
108.7
2234 ft.
Photo - View from highway
Access to Drumheller, AB, Visitor information Center. Free public parking.
67.6
108.8
2244 ft.
Highway exit
Junction of Highway # 56 and Highway #10

68.0
109.5
2260 ft.
Bridge crossing
Crossing the Alberta Red River.
68.4
110.0
2310 ft.
North Dinosaur Trail Route #838.
West to the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology. The Royal Tyrrell Museum is in the heart of the badlands, 6 km (4 mi) northwest of Drumheller, Alberta, in Midland Provincial Park. The Royal Tyrell Museum in Drumheller is world renown for its Dinosaur exhibits and scientific studies, it has the world's most extensive collection of dinosaur fossils and exhibits on prehistoric life. Access to campgrounds Dinosaur Trail RV Trailer, AB, Park west of highway. Full Hookups
69.0
111.0
2402 ft.
Photo - View from highway
Driving north
79.0
127.2
2694 ft.
Highway Pullout

80.7
129.8
2703 ft.
Highway exit
Junction of Highway # 27 West to Didsbury, AB, Junction of Highway # 56 north to Stettler, AB. Attractions in Stettler- The Stettler Town & Country Museum The museum has a historic village with a selection of historical artifacts and buildings which tell the story of Stettler's History. There are 26 buildings with 10 historic buildings on site. - Alberta Prairie Railway Excursions. The train, a real steam or diesel-powered train, leaves Stettler, Alberta, and returns five to six hours later.
80.8
130.0
2707 ft.
Photo
View from highway
85.3
137.3
2851 ft.
Highway exit
Access to Star Light Hutterite Colony, AB.
88.4
142.2
2887 ft.
Junction of Highway # 849,
South to Micichi, AB; Park and Campground. The Michichi, AB, Rec Area Facilities: 18 sites, free firewood, pit toilets, fire pits, drinking water, a camp kitchen, access to fishing, a playground and a fish cleaning station.
96.7
155.6
2904 ft.
Route# 851 secondary
South to community of Delia & Delia Municipal Campground Mother Mountain Camping, 17 km's
100.7
162.0
2890 ft.
Highway exit
Access to Craigmyle, AB,
101.8
163.8
2864 ft.
Route 573 secondary,
South to Little Fish Lake Provincial Park, 14 sites.
103.7
166.9
2759 ft.
Highway exit
Access to community of Hand Hills Lake, AB. Attractions in Hand Hills Lake. - The Hand Hills Lake Stampede, Albertas longest running consecutively held rodeo.
105.6
169.9
2746 ft.
Route 855
North to Endiang, AB. Endiang has a post office and community hall, which hosts an annual Turkey dinner every November.
108.9
175.2
2769 ft.
Route 862, secondary

113.5
182.7
2667 ft.
Highway exit
Access to Town of Hanna, AB, all services , Campgrounds
113.9
183.3
2664 ft.
Highway exit
Access to Fox Lake, AB, Picnic area, Campground, 50 sites some elec. Sewer Dump station.
115.0
185.0
2713 ft.
Highway exit
Access to Museum Camping and R.V. Park full hookups 40 sites, sewage dump station,
115.9
186.5
2713 ft.
Highway exit
Hanna, AB, Municipal Airport.
118.3
190.4
2700 ft.
Route #36
North to Castor, AB.

119.0
191.5
2736 ft.
Highway exit
Access to Weigh Scales
120.9
194.5
2730 ft.
Highway exit
Junction of Highway # 36, south to Brooks, AB. Access to Prairie Oasis Park,AB, 18km's camping picnic area. Attractions in and around Brooks Alberta: Brooks and District Historic Museum. Approximately 20,000 artifacts in 17 different buildings on 7 acres of land. - Kinbrook Island Provincial Park. Facilities: electrical hookups tenting sites, showers, hiking trails, sewer dump station. - Dinosaur Provincial Park, Dinosaur Provincial Park provides a variety of services & facilities, including powered and non-powered campsites, firewood. 126-site campground, including 59 powered sites. Camping is also allowed in winter - Brooks Aqueduct, the Brooks Aqueduct, AB; ia a suspending a concrete flume twenty metres above the parched prairie landscape. The Aqueduct is a National and Provincial Historic Site.

141.6
227.8
2500 ft.
Highway exit
Access to Scotfield, AB.
145.3
233.8
2507 ft.
Highway exit
Highway pullout
147.3
237.0
2552 ft.
Highway exit
Access to Town of Youngstown, AB. Youngstown, AB; is a small agricultural village in the heart of Alberta's ranch country.
148.1
238.3
2549 ft.
Route 884 secondary south
Access to Blood Indian Park, AB; Campgrounds, serviced and unserviced sites, general store, showers and picnic shelters, trout fishing.
152.2
245.0
2559 ft.
Route 884 secondary,
North to Veteran, AB.
160.9
259.0
2589 ft.
Highway exit
Access to hamlet of Chinook, AB. Chinook is a Pacific Northwest Indian word meaning 'snow-eater'.
166.5
268.0
2559 ft.
Route 886 secondary
North to Consort, AB, south to Buffalo, AB. Consort is the home town of K.D. Lang.
177.5
285.6
2493 ft.
Photo
View from highway
180.8
291.0
2523 ft.
Access to RV Park Campground
North side of highway.
181.1
291.5
2526 ft.
Route 41
South to Oyen, AB, north to New Brigden, AB. Alberta Provincial Visitor Information Centre, Washrooms, picnic area.
181.1
291.5
2526 ft.
Alberta Provincial Visitor Information Centre, Washrooms, picnic area.
Great place to walk the dog.
192.4
309.7
2575 ft.
Highway exit
Junction of Highway # 889 secondary north
193.4
311.2
2644 ft.
Highway exit
Junction of Highway # 899 secondary, south
195.2
314.1
2674 ft.
Highway exit
Access to Town of Sibbald, AB, campground
198.0
318.7
2749 ft.
Photo
View from highway
201.6
324.5
2720 ft.
Saskatchewan Border
Alberta and Saskatchewan Border and end of Highway #9 Start of Saskatchewan Highway # 7: NOTE: for highway travel east via Saskatchewan Highway #7 See Highway #7 Travel Guide Alberta/Saskatchewan Border to Saskatoon, SK; for driving directions. Start/Finish of highway travel guide -e9