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Alberta #36 Highway Guide

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0.0
0.0
2516 ft.
Junction of Highway #36 and The Trans Canada Highway
East to City of Brooks, AB 8 km's, Medicine Hat, AB. North to Hanna, AB. South to Tabor, AB. West To Calgary, AB. - NOTE: For highway travel east or west via The Trans Canada Highway #1 - See RV Highway Travel Guide The Trans Canada Highway - Calgary, Alberta to Saskatchewan Border, for driving directions.

2.9
4.6
2507 ft.
Point of Interest
Ducks Unlimited Rock Lake Conservation Area
3.7
5.9
2513 ft.
Junction of Highway #544 sec. east
East to Patricia, AB, Empress, AB. East to Dinosaur Provincial Park, camping 39 km's east. The Field Station Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology. - Alberta's Dinosaur Provincial Park is noted for the worlds most extensive dinosaur fossil fields, that are found here. The park is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Park.
7.5
12.0
2490 ft.
Junction of Highway #550 sec.
West to Rosemary, AB, Bassano, AB. East to Duchess, AB 35 km's
10.8
17.3
2539 ft.
View from highway
While driving north.
14.5
23.4
2300 ft.
Point of Interest
Bridge crossing Matzhwan Creek, AB.
17.6
28.3
2352 ft.
Roadside Highway Turnout
West side of highway , information sign
18.3
29.5
2333 ft.
Junction of Highway #556 sec
West to Gem, AB.
19.0
30.6
2306 ft.
View from Highway
While driving north on highway #36.
19.8
31.8
2156 ft.
Emerson Bridge Recreation Area
West side of highway, Camping, picnic tables, pit toilets
20.1
32.4
2110 ft.
Point of Interest
Bridge Crossing the Red Deer River, AB. The Red Deer River is a tributary of the South Saskatchewan River. It has a total length of 724 km. The river originates in the Canadian Rockies, in Banff National Park, flowing east through the mountains and foothills region.
21.4
34.5
2290 ft.
Access to Wardlow, AB
Wardlow, AB; 26 km's east
26.7
43.0
2356 ft.
Junction of Highway #561 sec
East to Cessford, AB; 19 km, no facilities
28.3
45.6
2372 ft.
Point of Interest
West side of highway. Steel silhouette of cowboy on horse with cow and calf
38.0
61.2
2493 ft.
Junction of Township Road East 255. east
East to Pollockville, AB 21km's east
39.1
62.9
2520 ft.
Junction of Towmship Road 260 west
West to Finnegan Ferry, AB. Finnegan Ferry, crosses the Red Deer River.
45.2
72.7
2579 ft.
Junction of Highway # 570
West to Dorothy, Little Fish Provincial Park. Drumheller 70km's. Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology. East to Sunnynook 13 km. Little Fish Provincial Park Campground facilities: 14 camping sites, water, toilets, fire pits. The Alberta Royal Tyrrell Museum of Plaeontology has the worlds largest exhibit of complete dinosaur skeletons.
47.2
76.0
2575 ft.
Township Road 272
Sunnynook Golf Course, AB - 2.5 Kms west. Sunnynook Golf Course is a very challenging 9 hole course on the Bullpond Creek off HWY 36 south of the Sheerness Power plant. Grass greens licensed clubhouse. 30 minutes south of Hanna and 30 minutes east of Dorothy
51.6
83.0
2592 ft.
Junction ofTownship Road 280 sec.
West to Little Fish Provincial Park, camping
51.9
83.6
2598 ft.
View from Highway
Sheerness Electric. Power Station, AB; in distance(looking north)
55.6
89.4
2657 ft.
Access to Sheerness Mine, AB
West side of highway
56.5
90.9
2726 ft.
Roadside Highway Turnout
West side of highway
57.6
92.7
2674 ft.
Entrance to Sheerness Thermal Generating Station, AB
Main entrance. Sheerness Electric Generation Station is coal-fired generating station drawing its coolant water from the Red Deer River. The plant produces 760 megawatts of electricity.
58.7
94.5
2697 ft.
Prairie Oasis Park, AB
West side of highway,Camping site,picnic area.Recreation Camping only (16 day maximum) * 21 regular sites - $10.00 unit/night (Maximum 2 units per site) * 37 electrical sites * 4 tenting only sites * Potable water available at various locations throughout the park. * Trailer sewage dump station * Private concession * Pay showers in marina area * Pay phone in the marina area * Firewood for sale on weekends, 7 days/week in July & August * No hook ups at sites Group Camping:
61.6
99.2
2802 ft.
Township Road 577
Access to Community of Sheerness, AB - East 9 km.
65.7
105.7
2799 ft.
Township Road 302 Road
Both sides of highway
69.0
111.0
2749 ft.
View from Highway
While driving north on highway #36
70.1
112.8
2730 ft.
Junction of Highway #9
Services fuel at highway - West to Hanna, AB; 10 km's Drumheller, AB: Calgary, AB. East to Young, AB; Oyen, AB: Saskatoon, SK. North to Castor, AB Viking, AB. South to Brooks, AB, Taber, AB. Attractions in Hanna, Alberta: The Doll Palace, shows a collection of over 4000 dolls from the early 1900's - Hanna Museum and Pioneer Village. A full block of historic buildings filled with antiques and turn of the century artifacts of the surrounding area. - The Hanna Farmers' Market, Fridays 10.30 to 2.30.
70.1
112.8
2756 ft.
Junction of Highway #9
West to Hanna, AB.