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The Highwood Cemetery is located off of 5 St SE across from Senator Riley School. For more information on the Cemetery please contact The Town of High River Main Office.

Please note that no animal shall be allowed in the Cemetery, “Except animals used for human assistance such as seeing-eye dogs, etc.”, subject to Section 5 of the Revised Statues of Alberta 2000, Chapter B-3, Blind Persons’ Rights Act. 

General Information

  • The Town of High River has historical records of the cemetery available for viewing at the Town office or they can be searched online.
  • Arrangements can be made through the Town of High River to purchase plots; the only available plots are in the new section as the old section of the cemetery is full.
  • The Town does Not Permit double depth plots.

Columbarium

The columbaria contain niches for urns to be stored above ground as opposed to burying.

Disinterment

Disinterment shall only take place at times pre-arranged by the Town of High River. Disinterment of a body shall not take place until a permit, signed by the Department of Vital Statistics, is presented to the Town of High River.

Field of Honour

The Field of Honour is for the burial of service and ex-service men and women of the Armed Forces (and the service men and service women’s spouses). Please contact the Town of High River or the Last Post Fund for further information.

Memorial Trees

Trees can be purchased as a memorial and planted at several parks within High River. For details about the types of trees that can be ordered, locations and fees, click here.

You may call the Corporate Services Department for any rate/fee inquiries, or click here to view the rate bylaw.

Contact Town Office

309B Macleod Trail S.W.High River, AlbertaT1V 1Z5
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm403-652-2110

Other Contacts

Snodgrass Funeral Home
P: 403.652.2222      Fax: 403.652.7292

Lyle Reeves Funerals Inc.
P: 403.652.4242

Last Post Fund (Field of Honor)
P:1.888.495.3766