Welcome to the Town of Mayerthorpe!
Mayerthorpe, a thriving rural community of 1398, is located 130 km. Northwest of Edmonton at the junction of Highways #43 and #22. The Town of Mayerthorpe is the northern link on Alberta's 700 km Cowboy Trail.
Mayerthorpe serves a surrounding agriculture district of 2000-4000 people. Oil and gas exploration is increasing in our area, and we have major lumber mills west of town.
This bustling little town boasts various recreation and cultural facilities in Mayerthorpe and surrounding area: public library, arena, curling rink, outdoor swimming pool, sports grounds, golf course with grass greens, Diamond Centre (accommodation up to 400 people), ball diamond, parks, skateboard park and Senior's Friendship Center. Within easy access are several good recreation areas, including the Paddle River Dam, Lessard Lake, Rangeton Park, Dolberg Lake etc. which offer excellent fishing, boating, water skiing, swimming, sail boarding and sailing.
People have chosen Mayerthorpe as a place to live because it is a friendly, quiet, rural community. You will enjoy the personal touch offered by the many local businesses and the sense of friendliness displayed by the numerous community organizations and clubs. We urge you to consider all the opportunities Mayerthorpe can offer.
Thanks for stopping by!