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The Atlas Obscura Guide To Alberta
77 Cool, Hidden, and Unusual Things to Do in Alberta
Updated December 19, 2023
Unusual Attractions in Alberta
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Stories About Alberta
Beware the Wendigo, the Frostbitten Flesheater of North America’s Chilly Heartland
This terrifying creature has evolved over millennia—but never lost the need to feed.
by J.W. Ocker
Bogs Lose Their Carbon-Chomping Powers When Roads Cut Through Them
In Canada, roads disrupt wetland water flow and multiply methane emissions, a new study finds.
by Sabrina Imbler
Canada’s Ultimate Plant Mom Will Take Your Unwanted Shrubs
And your irises, rosebushes, and spruce trees, too.
by Cara Giaimo
Where to Find the World's Best Hometown Monsters
Here are 25 places to see yetis, sea monsters, Sasquatch, and other cryptids.
by Molly McBride Jacobson