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SWC Lodge Winter

Strathcona Wilderness Centre

Ph. 780-922-3939

52535 Range Road 212, Ardrossan, AB (Mailing address: 2001 Sherwood Drive, Sherwood Park T8A 3W7) GPS: Lat 53.456537 Long -112.821208

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Know before you go: recreation and culture facilities

Strathcona County is participating in the Restriction Exemption Program. Please be aware of our know before you go considerations for your facility and type of activity before arriving.

Effective November 15, vaccination records must contain a QR code for admittance to our facilities.

Last modified: Nov. 12, 2021, 11:26 a.m.

Strathcona Wilderness Centre Information Centre

The Strathcona Wilderness Centre Information Centre is designated a rental / retail operation, and is therefore exempt from the Restriction Exemption Program.

Masking and physical distancing is required at all times within this facility, and occupancy is limited to 1/3 fire code capacity.

Last modified: Dec. 7, 2021, 9:18 a.m.

Operating hours

Monday – Sunday 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Closed Christmas day and Easter Sunday

Etiquette, maps and trail conditions

Please leave your pets at home, animals are not permitted at the Strathcona Wilderness Centre. Take your dog on leash to the Beaver Hills Biodiversity Trail. Check out our dog off-leash areas in Strathcona County. Bicycles (including fat bikes) are not permitted at the Strathcona Wilderness Centre.

  • Strathcona Wilderness Centre Trail map (1.2 MB)
  • Beaver Hills Biodiversity Trail (2.7 MB)
  • Live trail conditions and ski bulletin
  • Subscribe to our SWC Bulletin e-newsletter

Outdoor programs

Group of young cross-country skiiers in a winter setting

Enjoy the great outdoors! Our team at the Strathcona Wilderness Centre is excited to offer several seasonal outdoor pursuit opportunities.

View all current outdoor program offerings

Things to do at the wilderness centre Permanent link to things-to-do-at-the-wilderness-centre

Book a group program

Email swcinfo@strathcona.ca for information on bookings programs for schools and groups.


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