A Prairie Town Train Excursion

Forestburg, to Rosalind and Heisler, return


July 20, 2024

On Saturday, July 20, get out of the city to travel to three Prairie visiting rural communities along Battle River Railway and get out of the city!  Travel by passenger train to three Prairie towns in rural Alberta and discover a few of Alberta's Hidden Gems.

The train departs from Forestburg and travels to Rosalind, home of The Detention Brewery, which is located in the old Rosalind School. Here you will enjoy a tour of the brewery, learn about their production and methods, as well as do a bit of tasting of a few uniquely brewed beer that will surely make your day!

After the tour of the brewery in Rosalind, it's back on the train for a ride to the quaint village of Heisler, Alberta's Premier Village that is also home to Canada's Largest Baseball Glove and famous Heisler sausage! Be sure to bring your cooler to fill up with your purchases of this great locally made sausage from the Heisler General Store. Enjoy a locally sourced meal at the Historic Heisler Hotel to wrap up your day.

After your meal, you will board the train for your return trip back to Forestburg.  

A perfect outing for retirees, families or friends looking to enjoy a slice of the country at an easy pace.  (Ticket includes train ride, brewery tour, flight of beer and an amazing locally sourced meal)

Depart Forestburg 11:30 am; Arrive in Rosalind at 12:30pm for brewery tour and more  (2 hours here)

Depart Rosalind for Heisler at 3:00 pm, arrive in Heisler at 3:30pm (2 hours in Heisler for meal & walk about)

5 pm Train departs Heisler for Forestburg at 5:00 pm ; train arrives back in Forestburg at 5:30 pm

Cost: $130

July 20, 2024
Departure: 11:30 am from Forestburg
Return to Forestburg: 5:30PM
starts at $130
Ticket includes train ride, brewery tour and an amazing locally sourced meal.
Battle River Train Excursions is run by the Friends of the Battle River Railway, a registered not-for-profit organization.