Ultimate List of Alberta Roadside Attractions

Updated July 2020

There is almost nothing better than a road trip, with the exception of going on a road trip and making a pit stop to see that world’s largest honeybee or a real-life UFO landing pad.

In honour of all things weird, here’s our ultimate list of all things roadside in Alberta.

Planing a trip to see the “Worlds Largest” in N.E. Alberta, see our tip and our trip here.

 Andrew, Alberta

What to see: World’s Largest Mallard

Where to see it: Just off HWY 855 on 50th Avenue



What to see: Giant Beaver Sculpture

Where to see it:  HWY 1 

Photo: Joseph Fergusson


What to see: A 13-foot tall skunk

Where to see it: Southside of HWY 72,  just west of HWY 9


Town of Bow Island

What to see:  18 foot Pinto MacBean (bean)

Where to see it: Highway 3 at 206 7 Avenue.



What to see:  Worlds Largest Softball

Where to see it: 3rd Ave and Main Street, Chauvin.



What to see:  Giant statue of a cowboy called “Men of Vision”

Where to see it: Cochrane Ranche Park

Photo Credit: Julie Tuite



What to see:  Worlds Largest Oil Lamp

Where to see it:  Railway Avenue, Donalda



What to see:  Worlds Largest Dinosaur

Where to see it60 1 Ave W, Drumheller 


What to see:  Giant Baseball Bat (no longer the largest in Canada)

Where to see it:  118 Ave, Edmonton 



What to see:  The Cowboy Boot

Where to see it:  100 Ave & 167 Street, Edmonton



What to see:  Worlds Largest Bee

Where to see it:  306 Main Street, Fahler 



What to see:  World’s Largest Pyrogy

Where to see it: 8 kilometres north of Highway 28 on Secondary Highway 882.



What to see:  Nickleback… I’m kidding!  Three giant geese!

Where to see it: There are three geese in total: “Taking off” at the northeast corner of 2nd Avenue W and Palliser.  “Landing” on the east side of Pioneer Trail and Railway Avenue East.  “Flying” east side of Highway 9, east end of town by the airport.



What to see: World’s Largest Fishing Lure

Where to see it: Len Thompson Trout Pond



Medicine Hat

What to see:  Saami’s Tepee: Worlds tallest Tepee

Where to see it: 15 Eagle Birth Rd SW,  just off HWY 1

Image: Google


What to see:  Worlds Largest Ukrainian Sausage

Where to see it: Sawchuk Street and 50 Avenue

Photo credit: Mundare.ca



What to see: The World’s Largest Bucking Saddle Bronc And Rider (aka The Legacy)

Where to see it: Lions Centennial Park on HWY 2A


St. Paul

What to see:  UFO Landing Pad

Where to see it: South side of Highway 28 in the middle of town. If you spot a UFO on the way there call: 1-888-SEE-UFOS


Swan Hills

What to see:  Giant Bear and Swan with Nest.

Where to see it:  Hwy 33 as you enter Swan Hills



What to see:  Giant Corn Stalk

Where to see it:  Northwest corner of Highway 3 and 50th Street



What to see: Pysanka (Easter Egg)

Where to see it:  North side of Highway 16A, in Elk’s Park.


What to see: Worlds Largest Mushrooms

Where to see it:  Located 1 block east of Main Street


What to see: A replica Star Treks Starship Enterprise ( Starship FX6-1995-A)

Where to see it: West side of Highway 23, just south of Centre Street

Photo: Town of Vulcan


What to see: Worlds Largest Dragonfly

Where to see it:  Range Road 11 (Trans Canada Hwy 16 Exit 324 south toward Wabamun.


How many have you seen? 

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    Ow lots of worlds largest on this list. Would make a great motorcycle rally of some kind!!

    June 26, 2017 at 7:28 pm Reply
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    These are beautiful places to visit with kids.

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