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First Oil Well in Western Canada: general information

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First Oil Well in Western Canada

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  • Type of destination: National Historic Site
  • Location of destination: Canada - Alberta
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It consists of a well-head opening and drill stem capped by a monument in the triangular shape of an oil derrick.
Archaeological remains of the buildings and machinery associated with the operations of this site.
More info on Historic Places or Scenic Drives in Waterton Lakes National Park  
It consists of a well-head opening and drill stem capped by a monument in the triangular shape of an oil derrick.
Archaeological remains of the buildings and machinery associated with the operations of this site.
More info on Historic Places or Scenic Drives in Waterton Lakes National Park  

First Oil Well in Western Canada: nearby sleeping facilities

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12 preferred sleeping facilities (B&B's, inns, motels, etc.):

Bear Mountain Motel
Bad Rock Country Bed & Breakfast
Rocky Ridge Country Lodge
Shintangle Springs Bed and Breakfast
Smoky Bear Ranch
Good Medicine Lodge
Dancing Bears Inn
Mountain View Inn & Retreat Centre
Waterton River Suites
Bayshore Inn
Outpost Motel and Suites
Dungarvan Creek Bed & Breakfast

First Oil Well in Western Canada: nearby destinations

25 Other parks or sites within 200km (125mi):

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Prince of Wales HotelNational Historic Site - Alberta - 5km (4mi)
GlacierNational Park - Montana - 53km (34mi)
Frank SlidePoints of Interest - Alberta - 65km (42mi)
ColemanNational Historic Site - Alberta - 72km (46mi)
Head-Smashed-In Buffalo JumpNational Historic Site - Alberta - 73km (47mi)
Fort MacleodNational Historic Site - Alberta - 83km (52mi)
North American Indian Days Celebration GroundsPoints of Interest - Montana - 90km (57mi)
Museum of the Plains IndianPoints of Interest - Montana - 90km (57mi)
Titan: the biggest truck in the worldPoints of Interest - British Columbia - 98km (62mi)
Fort Whoop-UpNational Historic Site - Alberta - 106km (67mi)
Blackfeet Trail TourByways - Montana - 111km (70mi)
Village of StirlingNational Historic Site - Alberta - 115km (73mi)
Kootenay Trout HatcheryPoints of Interest - British Columbia - 116km (73mi)
Birds Of Prey CentrePoints of Interest - Alberta - 121km (77mi)
Wild Horse RiverHistoric and Heritage Site - British Columbia - 133km (84mi)
Fort SteeleNational Historic Site - British Columbia - 134km (85mi)
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Bomber Command Museum of CanadaPoints of Interest - Alberta - 142km (90mi)
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Geotour Guide for the East KootenayByways - British Columbia - 146km (92mi)
Bar U RanchNational Historic Site - Alberta - 151km (95mi)
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56 Other parks or sites between 200km (125mi) and 400km (250mi):

Blackfoot CrossingNational Historic Site - Alberta - 206km (130mi)
Kinbrook IslandProvincial Park - Alberta - 213km (134mi)
StampedePark - Alberta - 218km (137mi)
Lougheed House 'Beaulieu'National Historic Site - Alberta - 218km (137mi)
Fort CalgaryNational Historic Site - Alberta - 219km (137mi)
Calgary TowerPoints of Interest - Alberta - 219km (137mi)
Olympic PlazaPark - Alberta - 219km (138mi)
Kootenae HouseNational Historic Site - British Columbia - 219km (138mi)
Brooks AqueductNational Historic Site - Alberta - 223km (140mi)
Canada OlympicPark - Alberta - 223km (140mi)
Calgary International AirportAirport - Alberta - 228km (143mi)
SS MoyieNational Historic Site - British Columbia - 231km (145mi)
Kokanee CreekProvincial Park - British Columbia - 235km (148mi)
Missoula International AirportAirport - Montana - 240km (151mi)
International Selkirk LoopByways - Idaho - 243km (153mi)
International Selkirk LoopByways - Washington - 253km (159mi)
Sandon Historical Society Museum and Visitor's CentrePoints of Interest - British Columbia - 255km (160mi)
Sulphur Mountain Cosmic Ray StationNational Historic Site - Alberta - 256km (161mi)
DinosaurProvincial Park - Alberta - 256km (161mi)
Geotour guide for the West KootenayByways - British Columbia - 257km (161mi)
Banff Park MuseumNational Historic Site - Alberta - 259km (163mi)
Cave and BasinNational Historic Site - Alberta - 259km (163mi)
Medicine Hat Clay IndustriesNational Historic Site - Alberta - 262km (164mi)
Medalta PotteriesNational Historic Site - Alberta - 262km (165mi)
ValhallaProvincial Park - British Columbia - 264km (166mi)
Nikkei Internment Memorial CentreNational Historic Site - British Columbia - 265km (167mi)
KootenayNational Park - British Columbia - 267km (167mi)
Atlas Coal MineNational Historic Site - Alberta - 272km (171mi)
Bow Valley ParkwayPoints of Interest - Alberta - 275km (173mi)
Trans-Canada HighwayPoints of Interest - Alberta - 275km (173mi)
Rossland Mining MuseumPoints of Interest - British Columbia - 280km (176mi)
MidlandProvincial Park - Alberta - 280km (176mi)
BanffNational Park - Alberta - 282km (177mi)
Gates of the MountainsWilderness - Montana - 300km (188mi)
Fairmont Chateau Lake LouisePoints of Interest - Alberta - 305km (191mi)
Cypress Hills MassacreNational Historic Site - Saskatchewan - 307km (192mi)
Skoki Ski LodgeNational Historic Site - Alberta - 308km (193mi)
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Sherbrooke Lake - Paget LookoutPoints of Interest - British Columbia - 312km (196mi)
Kicking Horse PassNational Historic Site - British Columbia - 314km (197mi)
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Emerald LakePoints of Interest - British Columbia - 320km (201mi)
Takakkaw FallsPoints of Interest - British Columbia - 323km (202mi)
Twin Falls Tea HouseNational Historic Site - British Columbia - 326km (204mi)
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