About Us

Canadian Badlands Tourism (CBT) is a not-for-profit Alberta Corporation providing a new and innovative approach to creating an integrated, destination-based tourism industry in South-Eastern Alberta. CBT is the largest co-operative regional partnership of municipal governments in Alberta. The shareholders are 66 municipal governments recognizing the power of co-operative efforts to develop and implement a strategic regional tourism development plan.

The Canadian Badlands region in southeast Alberta is host to some of Canada’s most intriguing travel experiences. With assets ranging from river valley badlands to un-glaciated hills, hoodoos to huge skies, the largest dinosaur bed in North America, a UNESCO world heritage site, and a rich Aboriginal history, the area offers potential for greater tourism visitation. The Canadian Badlands spans about 90,000 square kilometres in southeast Alberta stretching from Donalda in the north to the Montana border in the south and from just east of Highway 2 to the Saskatchewan border.