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Athabasca Travel Guide

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Welcome to Athabasca!

Located in the Athabasca River Valley, Athabasca is a rural community that is the gateway to Northern Alberta. Visitors can go on a self-guided tour and explore historic buildings including the Athabasca United Church and Old Brick School, both constructed in the early 1900s. Walk along Rotary Way and learn about the history and significance of the mighty Athabasca River, once used for transportation during the fur trade and gold rush. Outdoor adventurers can head towards the Muskeg Creek Trail System and enjoy cross-country skiing, jogging or appreciating nature. The Trans Canada Trail makes its way through Athabasca, south along the Tawatinaw River and offers another recreation area. Today, Athabasca is leading the way in long-distance education at the Athabasca University, providing programs for students across North America and throughout the globe. Arts and culture is also prominent during the Athabasca Country Fringe Festival, an event filled with music and drama.

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