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Learn to Love Winter with these Fun Winter Activities in the CHDA

December 20, 2018 / No Comments , , , , , , ,

People think of the Cypress Hills as a summer destination for camping and hiking and great get-togethers with family and friends…..but have you experienced the Cypress Hills in the winter? And if not….why not? With four season accommodations like the Historic Reesor Ranch (in the West Block on the Saskatchewan side) and the Elkwater Lake Lodge or YMCA Camp Elkwater Read More

How to spend an awesome winter weekend in Cypress Hills Park | SnowSeekers

February 12, 2018 / No Comments , , , , ,

Sun sparkles on snow at the top of the quad chair at Hidden Valley Ski Resort. At 1,400 metres (4,593 feet) elevation, we can see clear across the park. It’s hard to fathom a ski hill in southeast Alberta, but it’s here, and it’s great. Bernard Blackburn chuckles at my astonished expression and whoops, “We’re skiing in the Prairies!” before Read More

Family Reunions – They’re Not Just for Summer Anymore

November 23, 2016 / 2 Comments , ,

Family reunions and vacation time together are an important aspect of keeping families connected. An aspect that should never be taken lightly, especially with the great distances that separate many families today.  While summertime has always been the preferred time period in the past, today kid’s sports, development camps, busy work schedules, and even busier campsites and hotel bookings can Read More

Family Adventures in the Canadian Rockies: Winter Fun in Cypress Hills Provincial Park, Alberta

March 2, 2016 / No Comments , , , , , , ,

We visited Cypress Hills Provincial Park this winter and what we discovered is perhaps the BEST provincial park that Alberta has in its collection for year-round family fun. Source: Family Adventures in the Canadian Rockies: Winter Fun in Cypress Hills Provincial Park, Alberta