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ROBB-CADOMIN

Evansburg
Evansburg








Robb and Cadomin offer spectacular Located on the Yellowhead Highway only 55 minutes west of Edmonton and 60 miles east of Edson
scenery, hunting and fishing Entwistle and Evansburg are proud to boast a collaborative partnership that keeps both communities strong.

When you travel to our neck of the woods, we invite you to take part in the activities. We look forward to sharing our
Robb area provides the traveler with a variety amazing activities and scenery with you! You might just fall in love with our neck of the wood too!
Cadomin is a hamlet with many year round of scenery ranging from rolling hay and pasture Entwistle and Evansburg each have their own mascots. Entwistle used the diamond as our symbol remembering our
residents, nestled in the McLeod River Valley fields to mountains with clear streams tumbling brief claim to fame. Evansburg has the “Grouch”. In August, as part of the Pembina Valley Daze, the community chooses a
between Cadomin Mountain and Lelland Mountain. over rocky beds. It also demonstrates the new “Grouch” to represent the community. The tradition began in 1961when local artist John Lauer was commissioned to
The coal needed for the steam locomotives and for wealth of resources available in this portion of create a new welcome sign and he listed the population as “603 people, 29 dogs, 41 cats and one grouch.” Speculation
industry were the reasons for Cadomin's existence. Yellowhead County.
In the old days, Cadomin boasted a community of From Edson you travel west along Highway 16 was rampant as to who the grouch was and in 1979 the Chamber of Commerce decided to settle the question and put it to
1,800 people. to the Robb turnoff. a vote. Each year a new grouch is elected and the title comes with real responsibilities.
Around 1952, the first diesel locomotive slipped into
Cadomin for a load of coal, and this marked the Continue south along route 47 and pass the
beginning of the end, because it didn't burn one banks of the Embarrass River. A little further
ounce of coal. The Coal Branch started to die, towns down the road you might want to stop at Fickle Race Trac Gas
around Cadomin completely closed up: Mountain Lake for camping, boating and fishing. Stop at
Park, Luscar, Lelland and Mercoal. the beautiful hamlet of Robb where they have a Car/Truck/R.V. Wash #
timed wand wash spacious, bright, clean bays
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Home to summer and year round residents, the hotel, restaurant, gas station, convenience # #
lots of soap and hot water spot-free rinse
area is peaceful. It boasts spectacular scenery, store and new Multiplex facility. Laundromat
clean, inviting facility, featuring large commercial front-load washers
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excellent big game hunting and fishing. Or just to There are many opportunities to stop and fish, # #
drop-off laundry service available attendant always on duty
drive through and view the mountains and have a hike and quad in the area and enjoy McLeod Pop, coffee, snacks, real fruit slushes, ice
picnic. River. Gas, Diesel & Propane, R.O. Drinking Water
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OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEKAYS A WEEK
4620 50th Ave., (Hwy 16A), Evansburg, AB
Cadomin is a hamlet with year round residences
and summer cottages, nestled in the McLeod River Robb and Cadomin offer spectacular
Valley between Cadomin Mountain and Lelland
Mountain. scenery, hunting and fishing ROBB-CADOMIN
The coal needed for the steam locomotives and one grouch.
industry was the reason for Cadomin's beginning.
In the old days, Cadomin boasted a community of Robb area provides the traveler with a variety of
1,800 people. scenery ranging from rolling hay and pasture
Around 1952, the first diesel locomotive slipped fields to mountains with clear streams tumbling
into Cadomin for a load of coal and this marked the
beginning of the end because it didn't burn one over rocky beds. It also demonstrates the wealth
ounce of coal. The Coal Branch started to die and of resources available in this portion of Alberta.
towns around Cadomin completely closed up In Edson you travel west along Highway 16 to
including Mountain Park, Luscar, Lelland and the Robb turnoff.
Mercoal. Today it boasts spectacular scenery, Continue south along route 47 and pass the
excellent big game hunting and fishing and outdoor banks of the Embarrass River. A little further
recreation. Or just drive through and view the down the road you might want to stop at Fickle
stunning mountain scenery and have a picnic. Lake for camping, boating and fishing. Stop at
the beautiful hamlet of Robb where they have a
hotel, restaurant, gas station, convenience store
and new Multiplex facility.
There are many opportunities to stop and fish,
hike and quad in the area and enjoy McLeod
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