The Wynn McLean Rural Tourism Award


Battle River Train Excursions would like to extend a HUGE thank you to the Growing Rural Tourism Conference for presenting our group with the Wynn McLean Rural Tourism Champion Award. This award is designed to honor outstanding accomplishments, innovation, and leadership in rural tourism. ​Our volunteers were very happy to accept this award on behalf of our organization. Wa-hoo!Joanne McMahon Virgie Herder-Robb Ken Eshpeter, Muriel Fankhanel, Diane Dammann Judi Solonick Shara-Lynn WellerAnd a big thank you to the Flagstaff County Economic Development Ladies for coming to cheer us on at the Awards Gala.**Special mention to Caroline and Maven Boddy for their exceptional work on this application process.



Our CBC TV experience!

What a great experience Battle River Train Excursions had hosting Adrienne Lamb and her cameraman, Rick from CBC TV’s “Our Edmonton.”

To read their story click here. 

Also, click here to view the “Our Edmonton” segment all about us!

Huge thanks go to the Historic Heisler Hotel for the great hospitality and to Flagstaff County for their generous sponsorship of our appetizer bar.

CFCW Rocks!

Battle River Train Excursions very much appreciates 840 CFCW being the media sponsor for our 2018 runs.  We look forward to hosting 840 DJ Stella Stevens on our June 24 excursion from Kelsey to the Historic Heisler Hotel.  Thanks to Stella for the great blog post about our run on the CFCW Country Club Newsletter.

Come ride the rails in Rural Alberta

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