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Where is Heartland Shot? 5 Reasons to Explore Southern Alberta’s Charm at Rocking R Guest Ranch

If you’re a fan of the beloved TV show Heartland, you’ve likely wondered where this heartwarming series is filmed. The answer lies in the stunning landscapes of Southern Alberta, Canada. Take in the rolling pastures, mountain views, big sky, and fresh air. Whether you’re hiking, horseback riding, or simply relaxing at the ranch, you’ll find peace and tranquility in our stunning natural surroundings.

The Magic of Heartland

Heartland is more than just a show; it’s a journey into the heart of Southern Alberta’s ranching culture. The series, which follows the lives of the Fleming-Bartlett family, is filmed in and around High River, Alberta. This location was chosen for its breathtaking scenery and authentic Western atmosphere, which bring the story to life. To get up close and personal with some of the filming locations see here.

Southern Alberta’s Rural Values

Southern Alberta is a place where rural values still thrive. Here, community, hard work, and a deep connection to the land are not just traditions but a way of life. The people are friendly, the pace is relaxed, and there’s a strong sense of community. It’s a place where neighbors look out for each other, and the open spaces provide a sense of freedom that’s hard to find anywhere else.

The Beauty of Southern Alberta

One of the most captivating aspects of Southern Alberta is its diverse and stunning landscapes. Lush rolling pastures that stretch as far as the eye can see, with the Rocky Mountains providing a dramatic backdrop. The skies are vast and blue, offering a sense of openness and tranquility. The air is crisp and fresh, making every breath a reminder of the natural beauty that surrounds you.

Welcome to Rocking R Guest Ranch

Nestled in the heart of this picturesque region is Rocking R Guest Ranch, a hidden gem in Wheatland County. Overlooking the gorgeous view of Eagle Lake and the majestic Rocky Mountains in the distance, our ranch offers the perfect location for a Western getaway. Central to the Calgary and Heartland region in Southern Alberta, our cozy cabins provide a comfortable and charming retreat, complete with all the modern amenities you need for a relaxing stay.

At Rocking R Guest Ranch, we pride ourselves on offering a unique blend of rustic charm and modern comfort. Our cabins are thoughtfully designed to provide a cozy atmosphere, featuring comfortable beds, fully-equipped kitchens, and private bathrooms. Wake up to stunning views, enjoy your morning coffee on the porch, and soak in the serene beauty of the surrounding landscape.

But our ranch offers more than just a place to stay. It’s an experience. Here, you can truly immerse yourself in the Western lifestyle. Start your day with a hearty breakfast, then head out for a horseback ride through the rolling pastures and foothills that make this region so special. Our experienced guides will ensure you have a safe and memorable ride, whether you’re a seasoned rider or a complete beginner.

After a day of adventure, return to the ranch to unwind. Relax in our hot tub, take a leisurely stroll around the property, or simply sit back and enjoy the peace and quiet. In the evening, enjoy a delicious three-course steak dinner featuring locally sourced ingredients. It’s the perfect way to end your day, enjoying great food and good company in a beautiful setting.

Rocking R Guest Ranch is not just a place to stay; it’s a place to create lasting memories. Whether you’re here for a romantic getaway, a family vacation, or to live out your Heartland dreams, we promise an experience you won’t forget. So come, discover the charm of Southern Alberta, and let us show you the true meaning of Western hospitality.

5 Reasons to Experience Heartland at Rocking R Guest Ranch

We are thrilled to introduce our new ‘Heartland Experience,’ designed to immerse you in a unique and true Western adventure. This special package allows you to live the Heartland dream that no other ranch can offer:

  • Ride in the Foothills: Explore the beautiful foothills where Heartland is filmed. Our experienced guides will take you on a scenic horseback ride through landscapes that will make you feel like you’re part of the show.
  • Tour the Filming Locations: Take a self-guided tour of High River, visit Maggie’s Diner, explore various other Heartland filming spots, and you might even catch a glimpse of the cast and crew in action!
  • Stay in Cozy Cabins: Enjoy the comfort and charm of our cabins at Rocking R Guest Ranch. Each cabin is designed to provide a cozy and rustic experience, perfect for unwinding after a day of adventure.
  • Savor a 3-Course Local Steak Dinner: Delight in a delicious three-course steak dinner featuring locally sourced ingredients. It’s the perfect way to end your day, enjoying great food in a beautiful setting.
  • Experience Rural Alberta Values: Immerse yourself in the warm, welcoming spirit of Southern Alberta. From friendly locals to the serene beauty of the landscape, you’ll experience the best of rural Alberta life.
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Iconic Heartland Ranch Red Barn in the Foothills of Southern Alberta

Join Us for a Heartland Journey

Whether you’re a die-hard Heartland fan or simply looking for a unique getaway, Rocking R Guest Ranch offers an experience like no other. Immerse yourself in the beauty and charm of Southern Alberta, and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Book your Heartland Experience today and embark on a journey into the heart of Alberta’s stunning landscapes and rich ranching heritage. For more information and to make a reservation, visit our website or give us a call 403.915.0512. We can’t wait to welcome you to Rocking R Guest Ranch!


Explore the beauty, embrace the adventure, and enjoy the simplicity of life at Rocking R Guest Ranch. Come for the views, stay for the experience. #HeartlandExperience #SouthernAlbertaCharm #RockingRGuestRanch #WesternGetaway #HeartlandJourney

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