Cardston is a small town in the foothills of Southern Alberta. It was founded by a number of Mormon families from Utah and their temple was the first built outside of the United States. The main attraction of the town is its carriage museum, which is well worth the visit.

Get in

Cardston is at the junction of Highways 2 and 5. It is an hour south of Lethbridge via Highway 5 and 2.5 hours south of Calgary on Highway 2.



This is a dry community, no alcohol is served in the town.


Go next

Waterton Lakes National Park is half an hour away and offers many outdoor recreation options and beautiful scenery.

Routes through Cardston

Calgary Fort Macleod  N  S  becomes Babb Great Falls

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