Our Town is located in North West Alberta, on the banks of the scenic Peace River Valley where the Peace, Smoky and Heart Rivers all meet.
The landscape that surrounds Peace River is among the most beautiful in the entire Province, with inspiring views from a number of popular lookouts such as the Twelve Foot Davis Gravesite, Kaufman Hill and Sagitawa Lookout.
We are within a five-hour drive of Edmonton and two hours east of Grande Prairie. With regular air and bus schedules available, we are accessible from all parts of Alberta and beyond. To find our exact location, please click here.
A number of outdoor activities are available in Peace River, including hiking and biking some of the Town’s many trails, boating and kayaking the Peace, skiing one of the finest urban-based ski hills in Alberta and golfing in one of the many courses that surround town.
Culturally, the town is also very well served with a thriving artistic community that incorporates musical groups, a popular theatre company and several large and small annual festivals. A strong sense of place is embedded within the artistic community with many events acting as fundraisers for groups and organizations in Peace River.
As well as this, the Town has a fine Museum and a state of the art Library that opened in the Fall of 2011.
In the downtown core of Peace River you will find locally owned stores of all varieties, as well as a diverse array of restaurants while on the West Hill there are a number of nationally and internationally recognized retailers.
With over 500 rooms available at local hotels and motels, Peace River is well-equipped to cater for long and short stay visitors.
For additional tourism information on Peace River and the surrounding areas, please click on http://mightypeace.com or phone our Visitors Information Center at 780 624 2044.
You can also click on our five-minute tourism video here.