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Alberta #1A Highway Guide

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0.0
3773 ft.
Junction of Highway #22 'The Cowboy Trail'
Note: For Highway Travel North, via Alberta Highway #22 'The Cowboy Trail' - See Milebymile.com Road Map Highway Travel Guide - Highway #16 'The Yellow Head Route' to the town of Cochrane Alberta and south via #22 to 'The Trans Canada Highway'

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0.0
3773 ft.
Junction of Highway #22 - The Cowboy Trail
Access to the town of Cochrane Alberta. Cochrane was established in 1881 as the Cochrane Ranche by Senator Matthew Henry Cochrane. Cochrane, Alberta, is situated at the base of Big Hill in the Bow River Valley. It sits at an elevation of 1,186 meters (3,891 ft). Cochrane has a reputation for its western culture. - Attractions in Cochrane, Alberta - Cochrane Ranche Historic Site - Bert Sheppard Stockmen's Foundation Library And Archives. - Annual Events - Chamber of Commerce Trade Fair - Early May - Dominion Day Tea - Canada Day (July 1st) Labour Day Rodeo & Parade - Labour Day weekend -Terry Fox Run - September - Christmas Lightup
1.3
2.1
3825 ft.
Horse Creek Road
North side of highway
2.1
3.3
3842 ft.
Photo View from highway
Driving west on the Bow Valley Trail.
3.4
5.5
3898 ft.
Photo View from highway
Driving west on the Bow Valley Trail.
4.2
6.7
3878 ft.
Grand Valley Road
Access to RV Park, north side of highway
6.9
11.1
3937 ft.
Point of Intrest
Roadside highway turnout, with historical marker. No services, South side of highway
7.7
12.4
3953 ft.
Access to Wildcat Hills Gas Plant
South side of highway.
8.2
13.2
3957 ft.
Junction of Alberta Highway #40
North to community of Walparous, Alberta, Nordegg, Alberta. Nordegg, was initially founded as a coal mining town in the early 1900s and is named after Martin Nordegg. - Attractions: Most of the surface coal processing operation is still standing. In 1993 it was declared a Pronvicial Historic Resource, and in 2002 a National Historic Site. The original Nordegg town site is open to the public. At the mine site, visitors may experience a guided tour of the coal handling, processing and support facilities during the summer tourist season. Access to White Water Rafting.
9.7
15.6
3970 ft.
Photo View from highway
Driving west on the Bow Valley Trail.
9.9
16.0
3967 ft.
Range Road #60
South side of highway.
10.8
17.4
3924 ft.
Roadside highway turnout Rest Area with view point
South side of highway - Access to Ghost Lake Reservoir, Alberta. Facilities: Public Pay Telephone, Pit Toilets, water, boat launching site, benches, garbage containers. Ghost Lake Reservoir, Alberta lies in the foothills of the Alberta, Rocky Mountains at an elevation of 1,188 m (3,898 ft) and is lined on the north shore by Highway 1A. Trans-Canada Highway passes a short distance to the south. It was formed in 1929 with the completion of the Ghost Dam.The lake and dam are primary used for power generation. Fishing: The reservoir offers Lake Trout, Brown Trout, Cutthroat Trout and Whitefish. The lake is ideal for iceboating and sailing because of consistent strong winds in the area.
10.8
17.4
3924 ft.
Photo View taken from Turnout
Looking east at the Ghost Lake Reservoir, Alberta, dam.
10.8
17.4
3924 ft.
Photo View taken from Turnout
Looking east at the Ghost Lake Reservoir, Alberta, and the Rocky Mountains.
12.2
19.7
4032 ft.
Access to Stoney Medicine Lodge
North side of Highway
13.2
21.3
4012 ft.
Jamison Road
North side of highway
14.0
22.5
3947 ft.
Photo View from highway
Driving west on the Bow Valley Trail, Alberta.
15.0
24.2
3963 ft.
Photo View from highway
Driving west on the Bow Valley Trail, Alberta.
15.2
24.5
3976 ft.
Photo view from highway
Driving west on the Bow Valley Trail, Highway #1a, Alberta.
16.3
26.3
3963 ft.
Photo View from highway
Driving west on the Bow Valley Trail, Highway #1a, Alberta.
16.5
26.5
3980 ft.
Roadside highway turnout
Southside of Highway
17.5
28.2
3983 ft.
Access to the Trans Canada Highway #1
3 kms south of highway.
18.6
29.9
3947 ft.
Photo view from highway
Driving west on the Bow Valley Trail, Highway #1a, Alberta. Looking at the Bow River, Alberta.
19.0
30.5
3937 ft.
Photo View from highway
Driving west on the Bow Valley Trail, Highway #1a, Alberta. Looking at the Bow River, Alberta.
20.3
32.7
4032 ft.
Access to Chief Good Stoney Rodeo Center
South side of highway.
20.9
33.6
4078 ft.
Photo View from highway
Driving west on the Bow Valley Trail, Highway #1a, Alberta. Looking at the Bow River, Alberta.
22.2
35.7
4177 ft.
Photo View from highway
Driving west on the Bow Valley Trail, Highway #1a, Alberta. Looking at the Bow River, Alberta.
24.2
39.0
4206 ft.
Photo view from highway
Driving west on the Bow Valley Trail, Highway #1a, Alberta. Looking at the Bow River, Alberta.
25.2
40.5
4272 ft.
Access to Stoney Indian Park Buffalo Paddock
South side of highway.
27.5
44.2
4400 ft.
Access to Makoda Lodge, AB
South side of highway.
29.5
47.4
4370 ft.
Access to Yamnuska Hiking Trail, Alberta
North side of highway The Yamnuska This trail takes you to a viewpoint on the open ridge east of Mt. John Laurie, more usually known as Yamnuska, meaning Wall of Stone.
30.7
49.4
4324 ft.
Photo view from highway
Driving west on the Bow Valley Trail, Highway #1a, Alberta.
30.8
49.5
4321 ft.
Junction of Highway #1x
South side of highway.
30.9
49.8
4311 ft.
Photo View from highway
Driving west on the Bow Valley Trail, Highway #1a, Alberta.
32.9
53.0
4242 ft.
Photo view from highway
Driving west on the Bow Valley Trail, Highway #1a, Alberta.
34.1
54.8
4301 ft.
Photo view from highway
Driving west on the Bow Valley Trail, Highway #1a, Alberta.
34.7
55.9
4236 ft.
Photo View from highway
Driving west on the Bow Valley Trail, Highway #1a, Alberta.
35.2
56.6
4245 ft.
Hamlet of Exshaw, Alberta
North side of highway. Elevation: 4261 feet. , Exshaw, Alberta is located on the north side in the eastern portion of the Alberta, Bow River valley. Exshaw, AB, is the largest hamlet in the Municipal District of Bighorn No. 8, which also includes the communities of Harvie Heights,AB, Dead Man's Flats, AB Lac Des Arcs,AB, Seebe,AB.
35.2
56.7
4245 ft.
Services fuel at highway
North side of highway.
35.8
57.6
4255 ft.
Access to Lafarge Cement Plant, AB
South side of highway.
36.5
58.8
4268 ft.
Photo view from highway
Driving west on the Bow Valley Trail, Highway #1a, Alberta.
37.5
60.4
4265 ft.
Access to Grotto Pond, Alberta
Grotto Pond, is a trout stocked fishing pond.
38.8
62.5
4259 ft.
Photo View from highway
Driving west on the Bow Valley Trail, Highway #1a, Alberta.
39.1
63.0
4298 ft.
Access to Gap Lake Picnic Area
Picnic tables
40.1
64.5
4255 ft.
Photo view from highway
Driving west on the Bow Valley Trail, Highway #1a, Alberta.
41.2
66.3
4255 ft.
Photo View from highway
Driving west on the Bow Valley Trail, Highway #1a, Alberta.
41.8
67.3
4265 ft.
Access to Old Camp picnic area
South side of highway. Picnic tables.
43.4
69.9
4275 ft.
Indian Flats Road
North side of highway
43.7
70.4
4285 ft.
Access to Elk Run, AB Industrail Park
North side of highway.
43.8
70.5
4285 ft.
Photo view from highway
Driving west on the Bow Valley Trail, Highway #1a, Alberta. Looking at the city of Canmore Alberta.
43.9
70.7
4291 ft.
Access road to The Trans Canada Highway
Leaving Highway #1a
44.4
71.5
4291 ft.
Junction of The Trans Canada Highway
Town of Canmore Alberta. Attractions and Festivals in and around Canmore, AB: Canmore Ice Climbing Festival - Canmore Children's Festival - Artspeak Arts Festival - Canmore International Jazz Festival - 24Hours of Adrenaline - Canmore Folk Festival - Mozart on the Mountain - Canmore, AB Highland Games - Festival of Eagles - Vic Lewis International Band Festival - New Year's Eve Party on the Pond.
44.4
71.5
4291 ft.
Junction of The Trans Canada Highway
Start / Finish of Road Map Highway Travel Guide. NOTE: For Highway Travel east or west - See Milebymile.com Road Map Highway Travel Guide - City of Calgary to Saskatchewan Border for Driving directions and highway photos