Category : Province

Those Young Guys Alberta

Central Alberta lies to the east of the Rockies and is the most densely populated area in the province but you would never know it. The area is most noted for its vast productive farmland and ranches.  The landscape varies from the foothills to the prairies with a multitude of waterways. There is always lots to do in this area. …

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Silver Creek Golf Course and RV Resort New Norway Alberta

Nestled in central Alberta amidst the prairies sits a lovely golf course with an adjoining campground.  Silver Creek Golf and RV Resort features a 27-hole golf course, clubhouse, and RV Park with mostly permanent residents. Out of the over 200 sites they also offer about 15-20 sites for non permanent guests with full hookups and some with dry camping along …

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Chain Lakes Provincial Park Alberta

As we made our way from Elko, British Columbia to Alberta we continued to have some smokey skies from the fires in British Columbia and the Banff area of Alberta.  We headed through Fernie and over the Crowsnest Pass and into Alberta.   Then we continued north on Highway 22 which is one of our favorite roads with beautiful rolling …

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Kikomun Provincial Park British Columbia

  Campground: Ponderosa Campground Location: Kikomun Creek Provincial Park – British Columbia Site: P30 (back-in) Cost: $41.30 (CAD) Services: Dry camping Comments: A lovely campground with waterfront sites.  There are some tight sites at the entrance with power but the best sites are near the water.   Other sites at Kikomun:   Besides heading to the beach on a short …

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We headed south on Hwy 36 just east of Forestburg (on Hwy 53) to make our way to Milk River. The road and the drive were lovely and represented some wonderful Alberta prairies scenery. It took us through the Brooks area and Taber (don’t forget to get some corn). Further south of Taber was the Chin Lakes Campground along the …

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Meeting Creek Alberta

Every year we try and meet up with family for an August long weekend camp out. We are pretty much guaranteed a terrific time, lots of chatting and laughing, lots of food, and an occasionally rainstorm. This year did not disappoint.  The camp out was held on a ball field in Meeting Creek, smack dab in the middle of the …

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Edberg Alberta

We hung out in Alberta for a few weeks visiting family and some friends that Norm had not seen in many, many years. Part of the visit meant staying on the farm and having wonderful views of the large, beautiful prairie skies AND being fed like a king and queen. Thanks to family!!   Campground: Farms and ball fields – …

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We drive to Canada several times a year and we like to change up our route every time but there are still only so many ways to get from one point to another. We love Banff and Jasper due to the sheer beauty but we detest the crowds. It’s a love/hate relationship but still one we endure and enjoy every …

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Radium Hot Springs

Radium Hot Springs is a small town in British Columbia just south of the entrance to Kootenay National Park and about a 1 1/2 hour drive to Banff National Park in Alberta. The town is known for its mineral springs, an odourless hot pool full of minerals and kept at around 37-40 degrees Celsius. There is also a swimming pool …

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Wasa Lake Provincial Park - British Columbia

We headed out of Canmore early to find ourselves with a bit of drizzle coming down. This meant our quick trip through Banff would be a bit overcast but that was fine with us. The roads were almost empty, the mountains had an eerie look with low clouds, and we spotted a bit of wildlife here and there along with …

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