Ultimate List of Alberta Roadside Attractions

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.

 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.


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


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.


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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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