Stay Awhile

Welcome to Cardston County – the Heart of the Southwest. This stunning collection of Communities offers one of the most beautiful natural landscapes in the world. With majestic Rockies, mountain-fed creeks, streams and lakes, lush rolling hills and open prairies, the beauty is panoramic and the possibilities are endless.

Located in the southwest corner of Alberta, Cardston County embodies everything that’s good about western lifestyle. Miles and miles of open range and lush valleys are connected by ranch land and wandering cattle, fields of wheat and family farms rooted in a century of pioneering spirit, tradition and values. This beautiful region includes the towns of Cardston and Magrath, the Villages of Glenwood and Hill Spring and the Hamlets of Aetna, Beazer, Carway, Del Bonita, Kimball, Leavitt, Mountain View, Spring Coulee, Welling and Woolford. These Communities offer visitors and residents alike a taste of western tradition that they won’t find anywhere else.

From trail rides to live theatre, hiking the Rockies to square dancing under the stars, Cardston County welcomes you to explore and discover what makes us the Heart of the Southwest.



People looking to get away from it all and get back to nature need look no further than Cardston County. We are surrounded by Provincial parks and campgrounds, offering outdoor enthusiasts some of the most beautiful scenery in the world. From rustic adventure in the Rocky Mountains to the comfort to full-facility camping, you’ll find it in Cardston County.

Travel Distances

 Distance to Cardston Kilometers Miles
 Calgary 235 146
 Edmonton 525 326
 Taber 125 78
 Lethbridge 79 49
 Magrath 43 27
 Medicine Hat 242 150
 US Border (Carway) 24 15
 US Border (Coutts) 140 93
 Great Falls, Montana 305 190