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Museum and VIC

Have Fun at the Museum and Family Parks

High River's Museum of the Highwood, High River Library and Sheppard Family Park make learning about our history a fun family activity!

Have a Family Fun Day learning about the history, western heritage, agriculture and pioneer days that make High River the special town it is today.

Museum of the Highwood and High River Visitor Information Centre

  • Check out the Museum's exhibits and programming, including things like Garden Tours of High River, and a children's Imagination Station with hands on learning.
  • The Museum and Visitor Information Centre have a fantastic Facebook page too!

Sheppard Family Park

  • The land for this park was left as a legacy donation by Ruth Maccoy to the Town of High River in 1995. Historic buildings on the park grounds showcases pioneer life in High River from the late 1800's to the 1920s including The Maccoy Cabin, a school house, a family home and the Munroe Barn. With almost 14 acres to explore, this is a great place to take the kids and enjoy a picnic and children's playground. Check them out on Facebook too!

High River Library

  • Located at 909 1 Street SW, the High River Library has on-site and online programs for children of all ages as well as events and programs for teens, families and seniors. Follow the Library on Facebook for up-to-date information on all they offer!

George Lane Memorial Park

  • Located in the middle of High River, this park has space to play with picnic areas, a playground and a campground. In December the park becomes a magical place with Christmas displays, lights and an outdoor skating rink! In the summer, watch for live music at the park gazebo while you enjoy a picnic or take-away from a nearby local restaurant.

High River's Famous Parades

From the annual Christmas parade to the western themed Little Britches parade, people come from far and wide to join in the fun!

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Enjoy High River's Parks & Greenspaces!

Whether it’s biking, hiking, dog walking, sporting events or just enjoying nature; the Town’s 700+ acres provide the avenue for physical and psychological wellbeing of residents and visitors alike.

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