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150 Things To Do While Camping

July 13, 2017 / 2 Comments , , ,

JULY 4, 2017 LCARROBOURG726  LEAVE A COMMENT 1.Hiking 2. Biking 3. Horse back riding 4. Rent a paddle boat 5. Canoeing/Kayaking 6. Rainbow Scavenger Hunt – Find an item that matches each colour of the rainbow! 7. Alphabet Scavenger Hunt – Find an item that starts with each letter of the alphabet 8. Build a tipi 9. Try all the flavours at Read More

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

Sleepless Nights in Cypress Hills — The Saskatchewan Border

April 27, 2016 / No Comments , , , , ,

“The hot spot in the province this evening is Maple Creek, sitting at—degrees…”These scratchy words have beamed over the AM radio nearly every morning leading up to Easter weekend. While most of the province is hit with the predictable, and somehow always “unexpected” springtime snowfall, it’s hard not to dream of casting a fishing line under the sunny skies of south-western Read More

Sleep Under the Stars and Party at Grasslands National Park

February 11, 2016 / No Comments , , , ,

Written by Guest Blogger Barbara Levorson of GoHere Destinations Note:  This event has been rebranded for 2017 and is now henceforth known as the Grasslanders Classic, which includes most of the events listed below plus many great new ones.  For more details on the event click HERE. The Sleep Under the Stars Party in the West Block of Grasslands National Read More