Head to these Alberta greens

Enjoy a round or two at these courses in the Fort Vermilion area

by Danielle Cameron
Picture of the Fantasy North Golf Club.
The Fantasy North Golf Club is situated on a 140-year old property known as the 'Old Mission Site', near Fort Vermillion, Alberta. — Photo courtesy Fantasy North Golf Course

Fort Vermilion is a quaint hamlet in northern Alberta, tucked along the Peace River in Mackenzie County. It has the honour of being one of the two oldest European settlements in Alberta (along with Fort Chipewyan). In addition to boasting historic charm, Fort Vermilion has some prime golf locations that you won’t want to miss out on.

Visit the Old Mission Site

The Fantasy North Golf Club is a par-36, 9-hole course with stunning views of the Peace River and a challenging yet fun layout. Indulge your inner history buff at the clubhouse and sports bar, which are situated in one of few buildings left on the 140-year-old property known as the “Old Mission Site”.

The course offers a driving range and putting green, so you can warm up before your game. Also in the vicinity is a full-service RV park with access to the course and generous parking space available. To learn more, visit the Fantasy North Golf Club website.

Take a trip to La Crete

If you don't mind a short drive for a spectacular golfing opportunity, head out to the La Crete Golf Course. This 9-hole course locatetd in La Crete, Alberta, has a high-end design with paved cart paths and a rest shelter situated at every hole. The fairways are kept immaculately manicured and there is a two-storey clubhouse and pro shop with a full kitchen and dining area that is open for rental. You can even step out on the course's balcony for an overview of the greens. To find out more, email the course or call 780-285-2349.

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