Waterton Lakes National Park Sights

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First Oil Well in Western Canada

First Oil Well in Western Canada Review

Alberta is known worldwide for its oil and gas production, and the first oil well in western Canada was established in 1902 in what is now the park. Stop at this National Historic Site to explore the wellheads, drilling equipment, and remains of the Oil City boomtown.

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  • Address: Watch for sign 7.7 km (4.8 mi) up the Akamina Pkwy., Waterton Lakes National Park, AB | Map It
  • Phone: No phone
  • Location: Waterton Lakes National Park
Updated: 10-21-2013

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