Community Profile

Community Profile

Paddle Prairie Métis Settlement is located along the MacKenzie Highway (Highway 35) and is 70 kilometres south of High Level and 1 hour and 14 minutes north of Manning. Paddle Prairie is one of the 8 Metis Settlements in Alberta.  


Predominant Language: English and Cree

Nearest Town/City: High Level

Services: Paddle Prairie Métis Settlement office, Paddle Prairie School, post office, community arena, gas station, health centre, day-care, head-start program, Northern Lakes College campus, general store, Tompkins Evangelical Church and local construction companies.

Recreation: Fishing, hunting, hiking, kayaking, cross-country skiing, hockey and baseball.

Attractions: Twin Lakes Provincial Park, R.E. Walter Memorial Aquatic Centre and the Peace River.

Banking: The following banks are available in High Level:

CIBC, Bank of Montreal and the Alberta Treasury Branch.

Media: KIX FM, River Country, 89.9 FM CFWE Radio, and The Echo-Pioneer newspaper.