There are lots of things to see and do within a half hour drive of Misty Meadows:
Reputed to be the largest shopping mall in the world, WEM is truly a spectacular attraction that must be seen to be believed!
Known as The Town With the Painted Past, Stony Plain has a myriad of murals painted on the sides of buildings that portray events from the town’s past history. Also in town is the Multicultural Heritage Centre and Pioneer Museum, along with the Oppertshauser House Museum & Gift Store.
Stony Plain also hosts some top-notch world-class music & cultural events – the Blueberry Bluegrass and Country Music Festival, the Stony Plain Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Farmers’ Day & Rodeo Exhibition.
“The Grove” is only a ten-minute drive away and is the home of the Horizon Stage Performing Arts Centre and the TransAlta Tri Leisure Centre, which houses two rinks, a 25-metre pool with 10 lanes, 2 indoor soccer pitches — and a myriad of other recreational facilities. There’s also the Allied Arts Council Gallery, the Summer Festival, Car Show and Corn Festival as well as a museum in the old grain elevator.
One of the area’s quaint lakeside villages, Wabamun is nearby, on the shores of Lake Wabamun with many public beaches, parks, sailing. The town is adjacent to Wabamun Lake Provincial Park, which offers swimming, boating, camping, etc. Every summer, a substantial rodeo is hosted there.
Misty Meadows is within the County of Parkland, which encompasses numerous conservation areas, such as Chickakoo Lake Park, Lake Wabamun, Spring Lake, Lac. Ste. Anne, and Lac La Nonne. The North Saskatchewan River flows a few miles south of MM and offers canoeing, boating, gold panning, and fishing.
Also nearby are the TransAlta, Keephills, Sundance and Genesee power generating plants and their related Manalta and Luscar coal mines.