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10 Unique Places, Events and Attractions in the Athabasca Region

The Athabasca Region has a lot of what you might expect… forests, lakes, trails, community events and small-town charm. We also have some unique places, activities and events you won’t find elsewhere! From a BBQ at the Athabasca Airport to a triathlon that includes the Athabasca River, The Athabasca Region has something for a day trip, a weekend getaway or a week of exploration.

Athabasca Airport Fly-In BBQ

Every July, Athabasca County hosts the Fly-In BBQ at the Athabasca Airport! It’s an annual family event that locals and visitors love!

The airport is about x KM northeast of Athabasca, about 2 hours north of Edmonton and 3 hours south of Fort McMurray. Pilots can fly their planes to the BBQ, and join from around the province. Vintage car enthusiasts put on a Classic Car show as well.

You can grab a burger and drink, check out the planes and vintage cars

Workout at the Athabasca Riverfront

Athabasca’s “Hollywood” Style  Welcome Sign

Athabasca Historical Walking Tour

Antique and Collectables Collection at Island Lake

Trail Running & Athabasca River Access at River Meadows RV Park

Disc/Fling/Soccer Golf at Rockylane Recreation

Amber Valley Museum

Xcaliber Paint Ball

Kapawianik Triathlon