Orkney Viewpoint

Orkney Viewpoint

Orkney Viewpoint is strictly for day-use only and overnight camping is NOT permitted. Please report any overnight camping at Orkney Viewpoint to Kneehill County, 403-443-5541. 

For a list of campgrounds in the area, please visit our Campgrounds page or Travel Alberta. 

COVID-19 Safety at Orkney Viewpoint:

  • Use at your own risk. Please continue to practice good hygiene and physical distancing when accessing the parks, and do not visit if you have symptoms of COVID-19.
  • All guests must adhere to current Public Health Restrictions in effect for COVID-19.
    Please visit albertaparks.ca for more information.

Located off Highway 837 west of Drumheller, the Orkney Viewpoint is a popular tourist attraction, offering stunning views of the Red Deer River Valley.

The recent addition of washroom facilities makes the Orkney Viewpoint a perfect place to stop, rest and enjoy as you explore Kneehill County and the Canadian Badlands.

Orkney Lookout