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Riverside Acres is a 14 acre wellness retreat brimming with natural beauty alongside the Redwater river near

Vimy, AB. Our family has created an enchanting off-grid space for our guests to swap their busy schedules for a tranquil experience.

LIVE SIMPLY is our motto.

Sink your toes into the grass, snuggle up with a patchwork quilt, watch the starry sky and hope to catch the northern lights dancing. Let the serenity of the quiet country bless your spirit.

Life at Riverside Acres means taking a step back in time where living simply reminds you of all the joys in nature.

When you arrive you will be hear of all the love that went into the creation of Riverside Acres, from the love notes in the rafters to the guided messages that led us into each step of the build.

Meet a friend at the Trading Post and shop for locally made artisan wares.

Enjoy our Labyrinth path and Poetry Trail, ring the Ancestor Bell or make a call to someone you're missing on the

Telephone To The Wind.

Rent one of our charming cottages and be fully immersed in serene comfort.

Our meadow cover crop is comprised of native grasses and wildflowers which is the perfect landscape for our majestic big timber pavilion that watches over the property and is the place to be to watch the sunset over the fields.

Register for a wellness class, workshop or weekend retreat. 

Step away from the everyday here at Riverside Acres.


Frequently Asked Questions

Riverside Acres Staff are not responsible for any injuries so please take care of you & your crew.

Q: Do I need to purchase a pass or can I just show up?

A: You cannot access Riverside Acres without having a pass, event ticket, or a cottage booking. If you have not pre-booked then you will have to pay for your pass upon arrival if we have availability.

Q: Do I need to check in when I get there?

A: You bet. When you arrive please head to the Trading Post to check in with one of our staff members. 

Q: If it is raining the day of my picnic pass do I get a refund?

A: Unfortunately we do not refund due to bad weather. If you no longer want to use your pass you can give it to a friend or family member to use or pack an umbrella and rubber boots and enjoy the property in the refreshing rain.

Q: Do I need to purchase a pass for all of my children?

A: All visitors, children included, need to purchase a pass. However, children under the age of three are free. If you are bringing children please supervise them closely at all time as the area is large, and the river runs on three sides of the 14 acre property. Riverside Acres Staff  is not responsible for supervising children.

Q: Can we bring a camper or ATV's / quads

A: We do not have an area for RV's , in some instances we will have a space to put a small tent for extra  sleeping if needed.  Our land/walking trails is meant for quiet time so no off road machines allowed. Feel free to bring a bike to explore the local country.

Q: Can I bring my dog?

A: We love dogs and have several of our own, but they are not allowed at Riverside Acres. We have a local kennel "Paws Inn" that is a 5 star boarding kennel and Kelly would love to welcome your furry family member there.  780-349-2481

Q: What is the difference between a picnic pass and a coffee time pass?

A: The picnic pass allows you to spend TWO hours at Riverside Acres, whereas a coffee time pass gives you ONE hour and a free coffee. Both of these passes give you access to the full property. 

Q: What do I need to bring with me for my Picnic ?

A: Pack your picnic basket, and a blanket or lawn chair for sitting. Don't forget your bug spray, sun screen, towels, and tubes if you're interested in floating on the river. You can head to the Trading Post for a cold treat, a hot coffee, or to purchase some unique goods made my local artists. You will also have access to our poetry walking trail and Labyrinth Path so pack some closed toe shoes as roots are exposed on the trails.

Smoking is restricted to posted areas.
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