Red Deer

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Red Deer
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Information
Country:
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Canada
State: [[Alberta]]
Population: 90,564 (2011)
Licence plate: AB
Major roads: QE-2, AB-2A, AB-11, AB-11A, AB-595
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Red Deer is a city in Canada. It has a population of approximately 100,000 inhabitants. It is located on the Highway 2 halfway between Calgary and Edmonton.

Hitching out

(QE-2) North towards Edmonton

(QE-2) South towards Calgary

(AB-2A) South towards Innisfail

(AB-2A) North towards Lacombe

(AB-11) West towards Rocky Mountain House

(AB-11A) West towards Sylvan Lake

(AB-595) East toward AB-21

Hitching in

Be Careful on Highway 2 (QE-2). It is Very fast, high volume highway

Accommodation and Sleep

Given its seize Red Deer has an unusually high amount of green space

Note: Red Deer's homeless population has a notably negative vibe. Don't sleep in the Downtown area, Rotary Park, Bower Ponds, and Barret Park.

Other useful info

Things To Do

This City has a lot of parks, and an extensive trail network.

City Transit

Red Deer does not have the best transit system in the world, but it is better than walking across the city. Fare $2.40

Ride Guide (2013)

Red Deer Transit Website