The Crystal Village, Heritage Acres, Museum and Kootenai Brown Historical Park, Three River's Rock and Fossil Museum and Oldman River Dam and Recreation Area are only part of what makes this mountain gateway community so special.  

Pincher Creek, Alberta, Canada

Crystal Village/Heritage Acres - 13 buildings handmade out of 200,000 glass telephone insulators and 900 telephone line cross arms. Located at the site of the Oldman River Antique Equipment and Threshing Club, which features historic farm equipment antique sawmill and pioneer antiques. Location: Heritage Acres, 10 km (6.25 mi.) N on Hwy. 785 off Hwy. 3. Phone: (403) 627-2082

Museum and Kootenai Brown Historical Park - Over 7,000 artifacts. In the park surrounding the museum are several log cabins. One of them, dating back to 1889, belonged to Kootenai Brown, an Englishman who came to the Waterton Lakes country and stayed to operate a trading post and later become park guardian. Open year-round. Admission: charged. Location: James Ave. and Grove St. Phone: (403) 627-3684.

Oldman River Dam and Recreation Area - Regulates water to southern Alberta communities. One of the most inviting recreation destinations in Alberta with 6000 acres of public lands that offer a multitude of facilities. Open: May-Oct. Located 6.5 km (4 mi.) off Hwy. 3. Phone: (403) 627-3765.

Three River's Rock and Fossil Museum - Located N of Pincher Creek off of secondary Hwy. 510. The Museum has collections of sea shells, mineral specimens, artifacts, oddities of nature, Chinese carvings, lapidary work and invertebrates fossils. Open: May-Sept. Admission: Charged. Phone: (403)627-2206

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