Our beautiful valley, and the areas surrounding us, have been recognized as part of the Top 10 Parks, Trails and Places in Western Canada. 
"We take traveler views, which are from analytics, from any type of blog or YouTube views if we've done video on it and the other is by our interactive travel influences online. People can interact on our website and it goes directly to our social media wall," stated Greg Girard, Co-Founder of eh Canada Travel.
All the content published on this website is developed by what Girard calls travel influencers. 
"We've been to Drumheller about four times now, when we go there we basically take video and photos, hike the trails and then we take the content and put it up online," he noted. 
The Top 10 Parks, Trails and Places list is selected only on Western Canada, for now. 
"The reason it's only Western Canada is because we need to go collect our own information. Information is copyrighted and the only online source you can get that off of is Parks Canada or the Drumheller Tourist website. In order for anyone to have any type of website to cover that area, we basically have to go travel on food to get the information," Girard explained. 
"By the end of the year, we're going to have it up to Newfoundland because we've been travelling and getting all the information. By December 2017 it will have Newfoundland and by next year it will have all of Canada."
Co-Founders, and brothers, Colin and Greg Girard created this website due to the fact that they always had a rough time finding information on remote places. 
"You'd always get the provincial parks, but you'd never get enough information on the details. We both have a marketing background and one day we just quit our jobs and hoped on the road. We decided we wanted to do this because we love the outdoors and we love Canada," Girard outlined. 
"There's not a lot of websites that are out there that are Canadian made. There's not really a people's website out there made from the actual people of Canada and their experiences. We sort of found our own little niche and that's enabled us to grow from having one community website to being up to Saskatchewan."
Most of the information gathered for the eh Canada Travel website is from people who are adventurers and explorers. 
"They're not going to see the most popular places, they're going to seek out places that normally wouldn't get recognition. That's why our list is very different from anyone else because we have information on our site that you can't find anywhere else. You have a trail that doesn't get any recognition or a tiny trail that you can't find anywhere on the Internet," mentioned Girard. 
To view the full Top 10 Parks, Trails and Places list, follow this link.

More Local News

Mixed news for Drumheller in provincial budget

The Alberta Government tabled its budget for 2017 last week and, while the immediate reaction was mixed, things actually look pretty good from the point of view of municipalities like the Town of…

Boogie in the Badlands under new management

Drumheller's annual car and bike show and shine will go ahead again this year, although under new management.

Hanna break-in suspects arrested

Three people are facing charges in connection with a break-in at a Hanna grocery store.

Time to get a head start in the spring clean up

It's almost that time of year again; the time to get rid of any unwanted and broken junk in our homes.

GoFundMe for the owner of a burnt and flooded home

This past weekend was very rough for residents in Rosedale and along the Wayne road (Highway 10X) with flooding.

Another Speaker Series ready to take over the Tyrrell auditorium

'The Shape of the Land: Pleistocene Ice Age Processes that Caused Alberta to Look the Way it Does'; the topic for the upcoming Speaker Series.

Flood relief efforts already underway

It's only been a couple of days, but the effort to help home owners affected by a flood on the south end of Rosedale last weekend has begun.

Mounties seek truck thieves

RCMP are looking for a would-be car thief after a wild incident just west of Drumheller Tuesday night, March 21.

Oil industry asks for a little Respect

Albertans, and Canadians as a whole, need to stand up and demand politicians stop using oil and gas as a scapegoat and build some pipelines to help the industry.

Freezing rain warning

A travel advisory for the Hanna area this morning.

Chopped Leaf restaurant to open within weeks

Drumhellians will soon have a healthy new dining option.

Department investigates house fire near Rosedale

If it wasn't for bad luck, some people wouldn't have any.

F.D. investigating house fire on Wayne Road

Inspectors will be headed for Rosedale today to go through the remains of a home that burned overnight.

Morrin SADD chapter looking for new initiatives

It's been a slow 2017 for the Students Against Drinking and Driving chapter in Morrin.

Calling all Carbon young authors!

The Creating Young Authors contest is back in Carbon for the third year.

Town will monitor river and creeks

The Town of Drumheller will be watching the rivers and creeks very closely through Drumheller. This past weekend saw an ice jam on the Rosebud Creek that caused localized flooding. "The Town has been…

STARS Lottery coming up short

The annual lottery to keep the STARS air ambulance helicopters flying is in danger of not selling out for the first time in its 24 year history.

(VIDEO) Ice jam causes water problems throughout the valley

Saturday's ice jam has caused problems in Rosedale, but it also affected areas in Midland, Newcastle and Riverside.

Town releases statement on flooding

The Town of Drumheller has released the following statement in regards to flooded spots in the valley. "Levels in the Red Deer River and Rosebud River rose over the weekend due to an ice jam. Crews…

Creek levels dropping

Residents of Rosedale are breathing a sigh of relief after an ice jam let go Sunday morning on the Rosebud Creek. "Something broke and it started flushing like a toilet and right now there's no ice…

DrumhellerOnline.com is Drumheller's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

Search the Biz Guide

Upcoming Events

Rosebud Presents - Harmony in the Valley

12 March 2017 3:00 pm

Rosebud Theatre, Rosebud

Hip Hop for A Cure - Frankboltz

25 March 2017 9:00 pm

Neighbours' Corner Pub, Drumheller

The Reel Alternative Presents: LION

27 March 2017 7:30 pm

Napier Theatre, Drumheller

Drumheller and District Humane Society AGM

29 March 2017 6:30 pm

Badlands Community Facility, Drumheller

Skin of Our Teeth

31 March 2017 8:00 pm - 03 June 2017 8:00 pm

Rosebud Theatre, Rosebud

Silent Auction!!!!

01 April 2017 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Badlands Community Facility, Drumheller

The Wedding Dance

01 April 2017 7:00 pm - 02 April 2017 1:00 am

Munson Community Center