Things to Do & See

In beautiful Peace Country

McLennan Alberta is the bird capital of Canada.
Birds from all over flock to the peace region to feed, nest and mate 

Kimiwan Bird Walk, McLennan Alberta


open year round with a few picnic tables on the boardwalk. More enjoyable in the spring, summer and autumn seasons! Birds from all over flock here to feed, nest and mate.


From May to September the interpretive centre is open.


The most common birds we see on the walk are:

  • waterfowl species,
  • sparrow species,
  • red-winged blackbirds,
  • thrush species,
  • gull species,
  • northern harrier,
  • bald eagle,
  • sora rail​​

Northern Alberta Historical
Railway Museum


Engaging indoor and outdoor exhibits beckon visitors to explore this museum located on the northwest side of McLennan on Hwy 2.  This carefully curated collection of artifacts from the pioneer days of northern Alberta are artfully displayed within historic buildings such as a NAR station, hospital, a store as well as a church, school and a library. Visitors are sure to discover one-of-a kind displays that will educate and inspire!  


Open May – August.  Outdoor exhibits open year-round.