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The location of Garden River









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Garden River.

This page contains four sections:

Around Garden River ...

Below is a sample of nearby communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Garden River and not the distance as if you drove.<1>

Community   DirDistance
Fox Lake   [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Garden Creek   [Map]     W   Less than 2 miles

Curious and Interesting Names Near Garden River ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Garden River.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit:

For the Province of Alberta

    Alberta Tourism
    Parks for Alberta

    Fishing in Alberta
    Hunting in Alberta


Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Garden River ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Garden River.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<2>   DirDistance
Fort Smith Airport (YSM/CYSM)   [Map]   NE   112 miles [180.2 km]
High Level Airport (YOJ/CYOJ)   [Map]   W   118 miles [189.9 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would better fit our travel plans.<3> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Garden River.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Garden River. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Fort Smith Airport (YSM/CYSM)   [Map]   NE   112 miles [180.2 km]
High Level Airport (YOJ/CYOJ)   [Map]   W   118 miles [189.9 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Fort Smith Airport   (YSM/CYSM)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
High Level Airport   (YOJ/CYOJ)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Garden River. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Garden River) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Garden River. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Garden River

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Garden River. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 58.7135, Longitude: -113.8786     [Map].

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<2>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Garden River), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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