Peace River is a progressive urban centre in northwest Alberta, and is a scenic, growing town that is home to just under 7,000 residents. The community is situated in the Peace River Valley and straddles the banks of the mighty Peace River. The town is within a five hours’ drive north of Edmonton and two hours northeast of Grande Prairie and has air, rail and bus services.
Peace River provides a wide range of services to the surrounding areas. Among these are an impressive combination of businesses including locally owned downtown stores and restaurants, as well as national and international retailers.
With cultural sites, bike trails, free Downtown WiFi, water sports, festivals and a popular Ski Hill, Peace River is a welcoming community, located in a very scenic part of Northern Alberta.
In 2011, Peace River was awarded the title, ‘Cultureville’ in a competition that celebrated CBC’s 75th Anniversary and Alberta Art Days.
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