Brooks, Alberta’s Centennial City™, has a population of almost 14,000 and is located at the crossroads of a major transportation network. Originally settled by the CP Rail as a site for a cattle chute, industry in Brooks centers on agriculture and the rich oil and gas fields surrounding the community drive a very successful and active oil and gas sector. Local businesses and organizations offer all amenities while the attractions of region offer countless activities for the entire family. Kinbrook Island Provincial Lake Park boasts Alberta's largest man-made lake and is perfect for all kinds of water sports including great fishing. The nearby Dinosaur Provincial Park, a UNESCO Heritage Site, is famous as one of the richest dinosaur fossils in the world.
Key Community Features
A small, classicly western community in the middle of the Canadian prairies with a unique culture, incomparable to most. Brooks is a sportsman’s paradise with excellent hunting and fishing in the outlying region. Our first rate recreation facilities have been built/renovated within the last five years and our integrated pathway network expands every year. But most of all, the western hospitality of the kind, generous and welcoming residents of Brooks will make you feel at home and never want to leave.
Brooks and District Museum; Lakeside Leisure Centre; Kinbrook Island Provincial Park; Dinosaur Provincial Park; Brooks Aqueduct; CP Rail Engineer’s House; Tumbleweed Theatre