Orkney Viewpoint

Orkney Viewpoint

May 12, 2020:
Orkney Viewpoint will open to the public May 15, 2020, with the following restrictions in place due to COVID-19:

  • No washrooms or outhouse will be available at any of the sites
  • Garbage cans will be blocked open to avoid any contact during disposal
  • Picnic shelters should not to be used; regular and routine sanitization of hard surfaces is not taking place
  • Use at your own risk. Please continue to practice good hygiene and physical distancing when accessing these parks, and do not visit the parks if you have symptoms of COVID-19. 


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