The Canadian Town of Smoky Lake is located in Central Alberta. Smoky Lake is also called the Pumpkin Capital of Alberta and the Western Gateway to the Iron Horse Trail. The County of Smoky Lake is located approximately 120 km northeast of Edmonton. It is approximately a one hour drive to Edmonton's city limits to the southwest; the Town of Vegreville to the south; the Town of St. Paul to the east and the Town of Lac La Biche to the northeast.
When traveling along Highway 28, the view of Smoky Lake nestled in the valley is enchanting. Smoky Lake area offers activities for everyone, from a beautiful Golf Course, a multi-use trail, and lake areas.
Smoky Lake's two major events each year are a must to experience. Both Heritage Days and the Great White North Weigh-Off and Pumpkin Fair offer a mirage of activities for the whole family.
The regional economy is based on agriculture and forestry. The County of Smoky Lake offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities, from camping and fishing to hiking in the many natural areas in the County. Also, the County has a rich history back to the early 1900's and, as a result, there are many historical sites and points of interest throughout the County.
Displayed in the Museum are artifacts and antiques including farm machinery.