place. Ideally situated on a glacial morraine, Benalto has cleverly used its alluvial gravel stocks to thrust itself into the forefront of the small-rocks industry.
Rodeo enthusiasts abound, as do deer hunters, mushroom pickers, scapula maintainance workers and roadsign repair shops.
Bouldering enthusiasts have recently added Benalto to the list of "must see" rock climbing locales in the West Central Alberta Region and a History of Granite Exfoliation display at the mine site is a Canadian shield enthusiast's mecca.
Why is the rodeo infield so bumpy?
This is Benalto! That is golden gravel!