Category : Alberta

Drumheller Alberta

We departed Elkwater at Cypress Hills in southeastern Alberta and headed to Medicine Hat via Highway 1.   From Medicine Hat we continued on north to Highway 56 and entered the Canadian Badlands of Drumheller!  Welcome to Drumheller!   We were staying at The Hoodoo RV Resort which is a bit east of town and close to the famous Hoodoos …

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Cypress Hills Elkwater Alberta

Elkwater Elkwater is a small town in Alberta about 40 miles southeast of Medicine Hat with a population of just under 100 people. It sits at about 4,000 ft elevation and is located along Elkwater Lake and in the Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park. The area provides a cool respite from the hot summer days experienced in the prairies.  Elkwater is …

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Cypress Hills Elkwater Alberta Firerock Campground

  We had a reservation at Ferguson Hill Campground but when we saw the heavily treed site we realized it would be a bear to get into and the road in and out had lots of low hanging branches. No fun. We found a first come first serve site early in the morning and the office transferred our reservation over. …

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Alberta Canada

From one Cypress Hills to another. We left Cypress Hills Centre Block in Saskatchewan and headed to Cypress Hills Elkwater in Alberta. Both are part of the Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park (CHIPP) but the Alberta Cypress Hills has the highest point amongst them. More on that in a future post.   Cypress Hills Elkwater has 7 campgrounds and well over …

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Lundbreck Falls Provincial Park Alberta

We have stayed at Lundbreck Falls on countless occasions and have found it easily accessible for an overnighter. In the past few years the summer months have found the campground always full so we have stayed elsewhere. This year we were passing through during the off season and we were the only ones there!!! Yay!!   Campground: Lundbreck Falls Provincial …

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Drumheller Alberta Royal Tyrrell Museum

  Drumheller is a lovely town in the Canadian Badlands renown for its fabulous paleontology museum and its yearly production of the Passion Play. The town is full of dinosaur artifacts and museums, the worlds largest dinosaur, fabulous scenery with hoodoos and rugged colorful hills, coal mines, a pulley ferry, a small church, and a suspension bridge. Those are just …

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Dinosaur RV Park Dumheller Alberta

Drumheller is a lovely town located in the Red Deer Valley in an area aptly named the Canadian Badlands. It is a tourist destination in the summer and full of activities and sights to see. It lies about 70 miles northeast of Calgary in a very distinct scenic location. A must see if you are in central Alberta.   RV …

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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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