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There are lots of exciting events in the Newell region to keep you entertained throughout the year. The winter months are filled with curling, music concerts, dinners and fundraisers. The Newell Regional Tourism Association (NRTA) encourages everyone to participate in as many events as possible. The Newell region has an abundance of campgrounds in the area, some of which are Kinbrook Island Provincial Park, Crawling Valley Reservoir and Rolling Hills Reservoir. If you enjoy boating, swimming, fishing, sailing or bird watching there is a place for you here. We also have a wide variety of sites to see including historic and educational as well as a multitude of recreational attractions and events. Some of the sites include The Brooks Aqueduct – a National/Provincial Historical Site, Dinosaur Provincial Park – A World Heritage Site, Bassano Dam, Brooks and District Museum, and the EID Historical Park with a working elevator. Some events that take place each year are the Brooks Kinsmen Pro Rodeo, Bassano Amateur Rodeo, Canada Day Events in various communities, Patricia Rodeo, Newell Sailing Regatta, Taste of Nations and the Medieval Faire.
County of Newell
The County of Newell is a municipal district in southern Alberta, Canada with a full range of recreation, health, emergency, education, and cultural amenities.. Located in Census Division No. 2, its municipal office is located south of the City of Brooks.
Village of Duchess
Duchess is a village in southern Alberta, Canada, located north of Brooks, across from Trans-Canada Highway, in the County of Newell.
Town of Bassano
Bassano is a town in Alberta, Canada. It is located on the Trans-Canada Highway approximately 140 kilometres east of Calgary and 160 kilometres northwest of Medicine Hat. It is also on the main line of the Canadian Pacific Railway.
Village of Rosemary
The Village of Rosemary is a small, family-friendly community located in the heart of the Eastern Irrigation District and the County of Newell in South Eastern Alberta.
City of Brooks
Brooks is a city in southeast Alberta, Canada, surrounded by the County of Newell. It is located on Highway 1 and the Canadian Pacific Railway, approximately 186 km southeast of Calgary, and 110 km northwest of Medicine Hat.
No matter where you choose to travel in the Newell region, you will be able to discover both fun and exciting activities and opportunities for rest and relaxation.
Farm and Market
Newell has a variety of farms, farmers markets and specialty markets to offer
Looking to golf in the Canadian Badlands? The Region of Newell has five amazing golf courses that are perfect for a golfer of any level.
Museum and Historic Sites
Capture your own piece of history in Newell with all the available Museums and Historic sites. Plenty to see and enjoy for all!
Arts and Performing Arts
When it comes to arts, music and culture, Newell has lots to offer.
The Story of Newell
From the heart of the Canadian Badlands to the waters of Lake Newell and the mighty Bow and Red Deer River, this region’s history ranges from the time of the dinosaurs in Dinosaur Provincial Park to the coming of the pioneers and railroad construction!
Newell is located 2 hours south of Calgary
Home of the largest man-made lake in Alberta
Location of the Brooks Aqueduct, built in 1910
The region grows 80% of Canada’s Alfalfa Seed crop
If you enjoy boating, swimming, fishing, sailing or bird watching there is a place for you here. We also boast a wide variety of historic and educational sites and a multitude of recreational attractions and events.Find an activity