From the Rocky Mountains to its major cities, Wild Rose Country is a stunner – which is why it’s hardly surprising that towns, lakes, rivers and restaurants have appeared on screens big and small. If you’ve ever been curious about some of these Hollywood-approved destinations, here are just a few filming locations that you can visit in and around Alberta.

Elbow Falls

Located west of Bragg Creek, Alberta’s beautiful Elbow Falls has been featured in the Bourne Legacy and Jumanji: The Next Level – which stars the Rock, Nick Jonas and Kevin Hart.

Where: AB-66, Bragg Creek, AB

Alberta Legislature Building

While we haven’t seen the show in its entirety yet, The Last Of Us features a ton of Alberta locations, one of which is the Edmonton Legislature Building. How do we know this? Well, in addition to it appearing in the show’s official trailer, fans local to the area caught the star of the show, Pedro Pascal (The Mandalorian) on site.

Where: 10800 97 Ave NW, Edmonton

Fortress Mountian

One of Alberta’s most popular filming locations! Fortress Mountain has been featured in The Bourne Legacy, Inception and The Revenant with Leonardo DiCaprio, as well as Brokeback Mountian. 

Where:  Kananaskis Village, AB 

Ranchman’s Cookhouse and Dancehall

Speaking of Brokeback Mountain, the Oscar-award-winning film also featured Ranchman’s Cookhouse and Dancehall, a beloved Calgary spot in the South end of the city. Cool Runnings was also filmed here!

Where: 9615 Macleod Trail S, Calgary

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Heavily featured in Fargo Season 1 – Inglewood in Calgary is the oldest and one of the most incredible destinations in the city. Do you think you can count all of the street signs, stores and Restaurants that the characters pass in this show?

Where: Location here

Smokehouse Diner

Also, featured in Fargo? The Smokehouse Diner in Calgary – where characters would regularly stop for coffee in the show.

Where: 6805 Ogden Rd SE, Calgary, AB

Seaman Stadium

Located in Okotoks, Seaman Stadium was featured in the iconic Interstellar, which is arguably one of the best space and time movies ever made. What’s cooler than thinking you might be seated exactly where Matthew McConaughey was while filming?

Where: 256 Don Seaman Way, Okotoks

McMahon Stadium

Photo via IMDB / Black Summer

A show that follows a group of zombie outbreak survivors, Black Summer was filmed entirely in Alberta. One notable location? Calgary’s McMahon Stadium.

Where: 1817 Crowchild Trail NW, Calgary

Fort Macleod

From Ghostbusters: Afterlife and Let Him Go, to Brokeback Mountain, Interstellar and The Last of Us, Fort Macleod is adored by the movie industry – and we get it. Walking downtown is like taking a stroll back in time.

Where: Location here

West Edmonton Mall

From Christmas in Wonderland, which stars Tim Curry (Rocky Horror Picture Show), Carmen Electra (Bay Watch) and the late, great Patrick Swayze (Dirty Dancing) to the Prom Night sequel, Hello Mary Lou – West Edmonton Mall has also been used in various movies. But we’re not surprised – it’s world-renowned!

And there you have it! Just 10 filming locations that you can visit in and around Alberta. Where will you go first? Let us know!