From mild to wild and everything in between, Sparwood has family-friendly down-to-earth everyday fun experiences

The following list is just the beginning of some of Sparwood's many adventures:

  • You have to see the BIG GREEN TRUCK! Get your picture taken in front of the Terex Titan that stands outside the Sparwood Visitor Centre, one of the World's Largest Trucks!
  • Explore our parks and trails.
  • Put your head in the clouds and go up any number of the spectacular surrounding Rocky Mountains.
  • Be your own spokesperson and get back on the bike seat Sparwood has incredible Mountain Biking terrain and trails all around.
  • Visit us for Coal Miner Days in June when we celebrate our heritage.
  • Check out the Community Arch, made from the historical brick from the Michel Powerhouse, honouring the "Coal Miner".
  • Camp at the Mountain Shadows Campground
  • Stroll around our community and check out the historic murals.
  • Take the Mine Artifacts Self-Guided Walking Tour.
  • Visit the Miner’s Memorial in Centennial Square.
  • Join us for Tours of the Coal Mine during July and August.
  • Get back to nature and explore and visit our nature trail network (walking, biking, and more!).
  • Find out more about our history on the Coal Discovery Trail.
  • Swing into the Rockies at our exceptional local golf course.
  • Get out here and get outside for world class walking, hiking, world class fishing, river rafting, skiing, and much more.

For more ideas on things to do and experience in Sparwood visit the Official Tourism Site of British Columbia.

Located in the heart of the Rockies, the campground’s forested setting provides endless outdoor recreational opportunities


Got time for nine holes? Looking for some time in the wild? Sparwood has outdoor opportunities at every avenue.

Outdoor Activities

Take an adventure, and discover something new on our trails.

Parks & Trails

From rock climbing to walley ball, from swimming to skating, our Leisure Centre has it all.

Pool & Leisure Complex

Hockey, baseball, and soccer, oh my! So many sports and activities to spend the time.

Sport Activities & Facilities