Town of Claresholm, Alberta

Claresholm is an agricultural centre for the region. It sits at the foot of the Porcupine Hills where the plains meet the foothills. Highway 2 runs through the town, so it makes for a great stop during your travels. The town offers a variety of restaurants and quaint downtown shopping. Before leaving town make sure to check out Claresholm & District Museum, Willow Creek Provincial Park, or one of the many municipal parks.


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Latitude: 50.019192 Longitude: -113.583768 Elevation: 3386 ft

Community Highlights


  • Claresholm & District Museum was established in 1969 and continues to preserve and exhibit the history of Southern Alberta. A special feature is a 1912 CPR train station.
  • Appaloosa Horse Club of Canada is the official registry of Appaloosa in Canada.

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