The Town of Edson's strategic location on the Trans-Canada Yellowhead Highway allows Edson to benefit from private, commercial, and industrial traffic. This highway carries some of the heaviest traffic flow in Alberta, with a summer daily traffic flow of approximately 9,900 vehicles.
We offer a variety of services for the traveling public including great accommodations, recreational facilities, our new Museum and Travel Information Centre, and the Kinsmen Spray Park to cool down the kids after a long day on the road.
Check out the links in our Visitors section for more great information on things to do in and around Edson.
Check out the Galloway Station Museum and Travel Centre 2018/2019 Visitor Guide!
Edson has a population of 8,646 (2012 Municipal Census) and has a full range of recreational and cultural facilities. Edson is strategically located on Highway 16, the Trans Canada Yellowhead Route. Recreational facilities found in Edson include:
Watch the Committee of the Whole Meeting Live Stream at 7:00 pm today.
The agenda includes a delegation from the Red Brick Arts Centre and Museum, a Strategic Planning Session Progress Update, as well as discussions on the Council Remuneration Review, Snow and Ice Control Policy, and FCSS Grant Funding.