Cardston Sweet Shop
Cardston Swimming Pool
In 2013 the Cardston pool was completely remodelled. Our pool features a low diving board, six swimming lanes, a zero or beach entry wading pool, a lazy river, a baby pool, lots of deck space and seats, and a grassy area for lounging. Our pool season runs from May through to the end of August each year. We also have variable dates and times for pool rental by groups. To book the pool, you can call 403-653-3982.
Elk ridge Trail Rides
Guided trail rides from the refreshing Waterton river valley to the sensational panorama views from the Elk Ridge Summit. Just a 10 minute drive east of the Waterton Village on Hwy 5. Trail rides by appointment only. Call or text (403) 715-4156
Rangeview Ranch is located in the spectacular Milk River Ridge landscape located in southeastern Alberta. Covering 2,700 km2, the region’s rolling fescue grasslands, plateaus and escarpments provide critical pristine habitat for white-tailed and mule deer, pronghorn antelope, coyotes, ring-necked pheasants. Young or old, experienced or novice, it doesn’t matter.
The horses are calm, even-tempered and responsive. There are mounts for all abilities with well-maintained tack.If you’re lucky, you may be at Rangeview for a full moon which often means a moonlight ride. Incomparable! Feel the power and peace of nature as part of the great cowboy heritage of Canada’s big prairie country.
The Courthouse Museum is a unique sandstone structure built in 1907 from stone quarried just a few miles from Cardston. The building’s striking profile and beautifully finished interior stands as a monument to Cardston’s early pioneer artisans. It was used longer than any other courthouse in Alberta. The building still displays the judges bench, witness stand and other court artifacts. Original jail cells, including graffiti can be found. The Courthouse Museum is a Registered Provincial Historic Site.Open daily, Monday through Saturday; July and August.
Carriage House Theatre
Fantastic Live Summer Theatre in Cardston!
Cardston’s Carriage House Theatre attracts a ton of local and international talent and everybody involved is completely committed to putting on a great show! If you’re going to be in Cardston during the evening you should definitely put this on your list.
Dinner Theatre at the Silk Purse
Join the cast on Wednesdays for the traditional Roast Beef Dinner Theatre at the Silk Purse! The cast will serve you and entertain you during the evening for a deliciously entertaining evening. Call the box office to add this option to your evening!
Incept Adventure Co.
Incept Adventure Co. is a guided rafting and fishing company located just southeast of Cardston. They allow their clients to enjoy outdoor oriented activities in a safe, relaxed and exciting setting. Whether starting your adventure with them or learning from one of their many training programs, they have something for everyone – from the first timer to the seasoned pro. **Rafting & Kayaking is done on the St. Mary’s River southeast of Cardston.
Cardston Mormon Temple
One of southern Alberta’s most recognized landmarks, the Cardston Mormon Temple is the first Temple constructed by the Church outside of the continental U.S. While still residing in little mud-chinked log houses and barely able to eke out an existence, early Mormon settlers started to build the Temple, which was opened in 1923 after 10 years of construction. Architects Hyrum Pope and Harold Burton were strongly influenced by the work of Frank Lloyd Wright, which shows in the unique appearance of the gleaming granite structure. The Visitor centre is open daily, Victoria Day (May) through Labour Day (September).
Remington Carriage Museum
The Remington Carriage Museum houses the largest collection of horse drawn vehicles in North America with over 270 carriages, buggies, wagons and sleighs. Carriage rides are available during the summer, weather permitting. Located in the rolling foothills of southern Alberta, the Remington Carriage Museum in Cardston, provides visitors with an authentic experience with 19th and early 20th century horse-drawn transportation. Using state-of-the-art techniques, the Remington Carriage Museum brings this bygone era to life.
Lee Creek Valley Golf Course
The Lee Creek Valley Golf Club is an 18 hole course designed by one of Canada’s top golf course architects, Les Furber, and is a real hit among golfers. This par 71 golf course offers a challenge for all levels with its many elevation changes. The beautiful natural layout along Lee Creek includes white sand, paved cart paths and numerous water hazards. Tee times can be booked online. Open early May through mid October.
Card Pioneer Home
A genuine “Little House on the Prairie.”
The Card Pioneer Home was built by Cardston’s founder Charles Ora Card in 1887 and served as a community center and stopping place for travelers until the first hotel was built in 1894. The log structure still stands in its original location and is open to the public as a Registered Provincial Historic Site.
**Open daily, Monday through Saturday, July and August.
The Great Canadian Barn Dance
The Great Canadian Barn Dance is, quite possibly, the only campground in our region you’ll find where the whole family can camp, dance, enjoy recreational activities, and take in live entertainment all in one scenic location. The regular Saturday night dinner & dances feature the live music of the Kunkel Family Band. You can join in complimentary dance lessons and horse drawn hay rides, and with no liquor allowed at the dance it’s an event the whole family can enjoy.
Cardston has a number of great recreational facilities. These facilities have public access times and are generally available for rental by private groups during allotted times. To book the ice centre please call 403-653-1135.
The Reunion Centre is now owned by the town of Cardston and managed by Lee Valley Property Management. It boasts a large indoor gathering area, complete with stage, washrooms, showers, unequipped (bring your own pots, pans, dishes and utensils) kitchen with 2 gas stoves, fridge, freezer, sink and outdoor griddles and grills connected to natural gas, an outdoor fire pit, playground area and horseshoe pits. We have acres for tenting, games and gathering and Lee Creek borders the property.