About Us

About Us

From grills and smokers to sauces and rubs, Backcountry Recreation will leave you salivating for more!

Look no further for your Central Alberta one-stop BBQ shop for seasoned pros and first-timers looking to experience the outdoor cooking lifestyle. As Red Deer’s only dedicated BBQ shop, our expert staff are eager to help you fall in love with the grilling lifestyle through top-quality appliances, premium sauces and rubs, handy experiences, and tried and trusted tips and tricks.

The driving force behind this barbecuers dream is Angela and Ralph, who started this family-owned and operated business to get Central Albertans setup for grilling success. Deeply rooted in their community, Angela and Ralph stock their shelves with lots of locally sourced items that offer gluten-free, keto-friendly, and low sodium options.

Stop by Backcountry Recreation and say hello! Not local to Red Deer? Our online shop will allow you to browse our products from the comfort of your couch. Make sure you are following us on social media to stay up on tips, tricks and product highlights!


Mission Statement

At Backcountry Recreation, we’re not just your local supplier of premium grills and smokers, we also help create meaningful moments amongst family, friends, and our community through simplified and enjoyable outdoor cooking. Our variety of smokers, grills, rubs, sauces, and accessories help you create mouthwatering meals with ease allowing you to focus on slowing down and savouring what matters most in life - the people we get to share it with.