brown farm house in the middle the fields in Grimshaw AB near Peace River

DIRECTIONS & POINTS OF INTEREST IN GRIMSHAW, AB

Located just west of northern Alberta’s Peace River, Grimshaw lies at the “Mile Zero” point of the Mackenzie highway. As the starting point on a vital supply route, the town has developed a legacy among truckers, thousands of whom have passed through Grimshaw and left their stories behind. This rich road history is chronicled at the Mile 0 Mackenzie Highway Antique Truck Museum, and relived every year during the town’s annual Trucker Reunion.

If you leave the Truck Museum and enter the distinctive Grimshaw Tourist Booth, housed in an old train caboose, you’ll learn that Grimshaw has a lot to offer truckers and non-truckers alike. The town is home to an outdoor swimming pool, an arena, a curling rink, a family fitness centre, and a skateboard park. The historic Mile 0 Mackenzie Park and the Tom Baldwin Memorial Arboretum, along with nearby Queen Elizabeth Provnical Park and Lac Cardinal display the full scope of the region’s stunning natural beauty.

Grimshaw was once known as “the stop” by railway crews, and there are plenty of reasons it ought to be a stop for you too.

GRIMSHAW POINTS OF INTEREST

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