Local Attractions

Family-Friendly Fun in Southern Alberta

Venture beyond the campground to discover the natural wonders and cultural experiences of Southern Alberta. Waterton National Park, swimming, hiking, boating, dancing, eating, and cultural history museums are all within an easy driving distance to the Riverwood Family Campground.


National Park

Waterton National Park


Distance from Riverwood Campground:
30 Minutes

Discover the beauty of Canada at Waterton National Park. Hosting annual events as well as Hiking, Golfing, Dining, Shopping, Horseback Riding, Cycling, Boating, Children's Park, Exciting Wildlife, and more!

Waterton Dam

And Reservoir

Waterton Dam


Distance from Riverwood Campground:
10 Minutes

Beach, Camping, Canoeing/Kayaking, Fishing, Power Boating, Sailing, Swimming, Water Skiing, Wind Surfing.

Barn Dance

Every Saturday Night May 19 - Sept 29

The Great Canadian Barn Dance


Distance from Riverwood Campground:
10 Minutes

For over 25 years, the Kunkel family has been playing and offering great live music, great dancing, a true western meal and great fun - all at the Great Canadian Barn Dance!

Buffalo Jump

Heritage Center

Head Smashed In Buffalo Jump


Distance from Riverwood Campground:
40 Minutes

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump is one of the oldest, largest and best preserved buffalo jumps ever to be found. The museum grounds include the remains of marked trails and an aboriginal camp where vast quantities of buffalo skeletons can still be found as evidence of a custom practiced by aboriginal peoples of the North American plains for nearly 6,000 years.


  • Trout Fishing

    Great Trout fishing also available on the Belly River, Waterton River, Dipping Vat, and at Payne Lake

  • Remington Carriage Museum

    The museum houses the largest collection of horse-drawn vehicles in North America, with over 240 carriages, wagons and sleighs.

  • Heritage Acres

    Heritage Acres is now Alberta's largest independent Agricultural Museum and is home to an extensive collection of pioneer and farm related artifacts.