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Grasslands National Park – Guided Programs

Location: Cypress Hills Destination Area

Weekly Programming: Fees apply

May 15 – June 30, 2020

  West Block East Block
Friday 7pm Fireside Chats – Free 7pm Fireside Chats – Free
Saturday 9am Hike: Going, Going Gone (hike) $7.30 9am Footprints in Time (hike) $14.70
Sunday 9am Cowboy Coffee – Free 9am Cowboy Coffee – Free

July 1 – Sept 7, 2020

West Block East Block
Wednesday   9:00 am Footprints in Time (hike) $14.70 7:00 pm Fireside Chats – Free
Thursday 9:00 am Bison Facility Tour – $7.30  
Friday 9:00 am Going, Going, Gone (hike) $7.30 7pm Fireside Chats – Free 10:00 am Junior Naturalists – Free 7:00 pm Fireside Chats – Free
Saturday 10:00 am Junior Naturalists – Free 7:00 pm Cultural Connections $7.30 9:00 am Footprints in Time (hike) $14.70  
Sunday   9am Cowboy Coffee – Free

Beyond the Big Dipper

EB – May 23, 8:00 pm Rock Creek Campground

WB – July 25, 8:00 pm Frenchman Valley Campground

The new moon opens the door to the darkest Dark Sky Preserve in Canada. Join members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada as they unfold the mysteries within the rich darkness we actively protect.

Fossil Fever

August 11-15, East block

Always wanted to dig into the past? Join the Royal Saskatchewan Museum as they uncover the secrets of the past. YOU can be part of the dig, a paleontologist for a day! Enjoy Fossil Talks each evening. Pre-registration required.

Badlands Blast

August 15

East Block, Rock Creek Campground

Kids activities, wagon rides and fossil experts share their adventures. Dine and dance with the diggers at the Rock Creek Hoedown. Bring your instrument and jam with the locals!

Lakota Legends

May 23 EB (Beyond the Big Dipper)

July 23 EB

July 25 WB (Beyond the Big Dipper)

July 30

August 6 EB

August 15 EB (Badlands Blast)

Watch the canvas come alive as Lakota First Nations artist and storyteller, Kim Soo Goodtrack, illustrates the Star Nation in pastel as she speaks.  Following the presentation, create your own artwork in Lakota design.Approx. 2 hours

$7.30/adult, $4.90/youth

Badlands Parkway – East Block:

Open May 1 to October 12

Hours of Operation:

West Block Visitor Centre             May 1 – October 12, daily 9:00am-5:00pm 

Frenchman Valley Kiosk                May 15 – Sept 7, daily 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Rock Creek Visitor Centre             May 1 – May 14, daily 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

May 15 – Sept 7, daily 9:00am-7:00pm

                                                            Sept 8 – Oct 12, daily 9:00am-5:00pm

Junior Naturalists

Location: Grasslands National Park West Block

Hey kids, looking for a fun way to explore the only Prairie Park in Canada? Join us for hands on activities in the East Block and West Block of Grasslands National Park in July and August.

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