Nestled on a mountain plateau at (4200 ft.), the Town of Grande Cache is surrounded by panoramic views of 21 mountain peaks and 2 river valleys. This small mountain town is adjacent to the unspoiled Willmore Wilderness Park. There’s something for everyone; photographers, artists, hikers, bikers, paddlers, horseback riders, cross-country skiers, fishermen and hunters alike.
GRANDE CACHE TOURISM & INTERPERATIVE CENTRE
The Grande Cache Tourism & Interpretive Centre can provide all your tourism information needs; our friendly staff encourages you to explore our history and culture.
The Grande Cache Tourism & Interpretive Centre showcases the fascinating history of the area through exhibits and displays featuring ice age artifacts, dinosaur tracks, Aboriginal heritage and fur trading, full animal mounts, tree and geological descriptions and local industry.
There is also the Bighorn Gallery Gift Shop, the Esson Gale Art Gallery, and space available for meetings and conferences. Make sure to save time to tour the Bird’s Eyeview Park featuring interpretive trails and gazebo style picnic areas, next to the Centre. A replica of a “cache” along with other historic buildings is also on site.
GRANDE CACHE LABYRINTH PARK
One of the most original sites in Grande Cache is the Labyrinth Park; for thousands of years cultures from all over the world have walked labyrinths for different purposes.
At its most basic level the labyrinth is a metaphor for the journey to the center of your deepest self and back out into the world with a broadened understanding of whom you are.
Take the Journey and give yourself the gift of time at Labyrinth Park – Entrance located at the corner of 97 Ave and 104 St in Grande Cache, Alberta.
WILLMORE WILDNERNESS PARK
Willmore Wilderness Park comprises 4,597 square kilometres of pure, unspoiled mountain wilderness. The Park is a pristine mountainous area with rugged forest and alpine expanses. The rivers and creeks are crystal clear. The park is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts.
Take time to stop and see Sulphur Gates – one of the most popular attractions to the Grande Cache area. It is a staging area for equestrian users and backpackers going into Willmore Wilderness Park. A short trail provides access to spectacular views of the Sulphur River canyon and the Smoky River where it cuts through the front ranges of the Rocky Mountains. The only mode of transportation allowed in the mountain Park
is by foot, horseback or bicycle.
Motorized vehicles are not allowed in the park.