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Beiseker is a small, agricultural village in the outermost part of the Calgary Region of about 800 people (2016). It is a popular stop for Calgary-area travellers going to and from Drumheller and Saskatoon.


Map of Beiseker

Beiseker is at the intersection of two major highways. The village is surrounded by rural Rocky View County.

Get in[edit]

Beiseker is about 45 minutes northeast of Calgary at the intersection of Highways 9, 72, and 806. Travellers coming from Calgary can either drive east along the Trans-Canada Highway (Highway 1) to Highway 9 and head north, or drive north along Highway 2 and then east along Highway 72 (exit 295).


Beiseker Grain Elevator
  • 1 Beiseker Station Museum, 700 1st Avenue, . Based in a rural train station. Also contains the village's visitor information centre which is open July long weekend to September long weekend.
  • 2 "Squirt" the Skunk, 485 North Road (Hwy 72) (Beiseker Campground, just west of the Hwy 9/72 intersection). Beiseker's village mascot, a 13-ft tall skunk.


  • 1 Skydive Extreme Calgary, Hwy 9, Rocky View County (Beiseker Aiport; 3.7 km (2.3 mi) east of Beiseker).



  • Arcadia Cafe, 308 6th Street, +1 403-947-3443.
  • BJ's Cafe, 610 Highway 9, +1 403-947-2448. M-F 6AM-8PM, Sa Su 7AM-8PM.
  • Ruby's Kitchen, 210 6th Street, +1 403-947-3330.




Go next[edit]

Routes through Beiseker
Calgary via Alberta Highway 1.svgChestermere  W Alberta Highway 9.svg E  → Jct N Alberta Highway 21.svg SDrumhellerSaskatoon
Calgary via Alberta Highway 2.svgAirdrie  W Alberta Highway 72.svg E  END

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