Straddling the border between Alberta and Saskatchewan, Lloydminster boasts scenic parks, lakeside trails and superb golf courses. This quiet country town provides ample opportunities to experience Canada’s culture year-round.
Things to do in Lloydminster
Spend a relaxing day in Bud Miller All Seasons Park with its ultimate Frisbee course, lawn bowling greens and beach volleyball nets. In summer, try angling at the trout fishing lake or cool down under the splash fountains. In winter, go cross-country skiing on the park’s various trails or ice skate on the lake.
Visit the Lloydminster Cultural and Science Centre to discover the region’s diverse flora and fauna at the Fuchs Wildlife Exhibit and admire over 250 oil paintings in the Imhoff Art Gallery. The museum's highlight is the OTS Heavy Oil Science Centre, which offers a world-class interactive exhibit.
Golf enthusiasts can tee off as Lloydminster Golf and Curling Club, an 18-hole championship course with a PGA teaching facility, driving range and practice greens. During winter, have a crack at the traditional Canadian sport of curling, where players slide stones on a sheet of ice towards targets.
If you’re traveling with the kids, test your teamwork and problem-solving skills at Border Escape Rooms. The center boasts five mind-twisting rooms with distinct themes. Afterward, grab a craft beer at the nearby 4th Meridian Brewing Co.
Getting around Lloydminster
Lloydminster is located on Highway 16 between Edmonton and Saskatoon. You can fly into Lloydminster Airport, a 10-minute taxi from the center of town, or take a bus from Edmonton, Calgary or Winnipeg. Within Lloydminster, taxis and rental cars are available for transport.