Explore Each of Our Unique Communities
The Brooks Region is a great place for outdoor enthusiasts. Campgrounds are a plenty, many of which reside beside large bodies of water. These include Kinbrook Island Provincial Park, Crawling Valley Reservoir and Rolling Hills Reservoir. So if you enjoy boating, swimming, fishing, sailing or bird watching there is a place for you here! We also have a wide variety of historical and educational sites, including The Brooks Aqueduct – a National/Provincial Historical Site, Dinosaur Provincial Park – A World Heritage Site, Bassano Dam, Brooks and District Museum, and the EID Historical Park. This area is host to numerous rodeos each year, such as the Brooks Kinsmen Pro Rodeo, Bassano Amateur Rodeo and the Patricia Rodeo. Canada Day in Rosemary is not to be missed! And to delight your taste buds you will want to participate in the annual Taste of Nations event.
County of Newell
The County of Newell is a municipal district in southern Alberta, Canada with a full range of recreation, health, emergency, education, and cultural amenities.. Located in Census Division No. 2, its municipal office is located south of the City of Brooks.
Village of Rosemary
The Village of Rosemary is a small, family-friendly community located in the heart of the Eastern Irrigation District and the County of Newell in South Eastern Alberta.
City of Brooks
Brooks is a city in southeast Alberta, Canada, surrounded by the County of Newell. It is located on Highway 1, approximately 186 km southeast of Calgary, and 110 km northwest of Medicine Hat.
Town of Bassano
Bassano is a town in Alberta, Canada. It is located on the Trans-Canada Highway approximately 140 kilometres east of Calgary and 160 kilometres northwest of Medicine Hat. It is also on the main line of the Canadian Pacific Railway.
Village of Duchess
Duchess is a village in southern Alberta, Canada, located north of Brooks, across from Trans-Canada Highway, in the County of Newell.
From the heart of the Canadian Badlands to the waters of Lake Newell and the mighty Bow and Red Deer River, this region’s history ranges from the time of the dinosaurs in Dinosaur Provincial Park to the coming of the pioneers and railroad construction!
Brooks Region is located 2 hours south of Calgary
Home of the largest man-made lake in Alberta
Location of the Brooks Aqueduct, built in 1910
The region grows 80% of Canada’s Alfalfa Seed crop
If you enjoy boating, swimming, fishing, sailing or bird watching there is a place for you here. We also boast a wide variety of historic and educational sites and a multitude of recreational attractions and events.Find an activity