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Hiking in the Cypress Hills Destination Area

November 2, 2018 / No Comments , , , , , , , ,

Whether you’re just looking for an easy stroll in nature, or you’re a dedicated hiker with your tent, and all you need to stride into the wilderness strapped to your back, it would appear that hiking is one of the most favourite past-times here in the Cypress Hills Destination Area. Not only is it one of the easiest activities to 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

Fall and Winter in the Cypress Hills Destination Area

September 5, 2015 / 2 Comments , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Fall and winter are two of the most under-utilized times within the Cypress Hills Destination Area (CHDA), with few realizing its one of the best times to visit if you’re looking for a little peace and quiet and a relaxing getaway in nature. And here’s a few reasons why: Restaurant Events and Specials All of the restaurants that are members Read More