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August 2016

Why Cypress Hills is a biking mecca | FestivalSeekers

August 29, 2016 / No Comments , , , ,

If you’re a mountain biker looking for a fantastic variety of uncrowded, world-class trails then it’s time you made a visit to Alberta’s best kept secret – Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park. With roughly 50 kilometres of trails – and more in the works, you’ll find lots of choice. Source: Why Cypress Hills is a biking mecca | FestivalSeekers

Get Me Outdoors: Cypress Hills (Elkwater, AB)

August 17, 2016 / No Comments , , , , , ,

by Alberta Parks Ambassador – Tyler Dixon The Cypress Hills rise 600 metres above the surrounding prairies making it the highest point between the Canadian Rockies and the Labrador Peninsula on the east coast. The unique mix of climate, geography, and ecosystems create a home for an extensive diversity of plants and animals. Eighteen species of orchid have been recorded Read More

Looking a Little Deeper – CHDA S.W. Museums Tour

August 16, 2016 / No Comments , , , , , , , ,

If you’re like me, you love history. When I go on vacation – I have one stipulation, I want to learn something. Now, maybe that’s just the teacher/lifelong learner in me but I think it creates a richer experience wherever I may be. If you have ever been to the Cypress Hills Destination Area (CHDA) you know that it is made Read More