First Oil Well in Western Canada - Historic Places Days

First Oil Well in Western Canada

Canada
Type
Industrial
Address
Akamina Parkway, Waterton Lakes National Park, AB
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Hours
Open year-round (subject to weather)

Touch the first oil well in Western Canada and imagine how hard it was to explore for oil so far from civilization. The oil well failed but sparked the passion to explore for oil in Alberta.

Amenities

  • Family-Friendly
  • National Historic Site
  • Parking
  • Parkland

Location

Akamina Parkway, Waterton Lakes National Park, AB
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