Tag : Alberta

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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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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Written on Jun, 13, 2015 by in , , , , | 2 Comments.
Downtown Canmore Alberta on a cloudy day

We drive to Canada frequently so we like to  switch things up a bit and take different routes and stay at different campgrounds along the way. Driving over the Rockies at the southern most point in Canada, via Crowsnest Pass, is the easiest with respect to both traffic and with elevation gain/descent. But once in a while we like to …

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Those Young Guys - Central Alberta

Here we are hanging in central Alberta and mooching off relatives and friends. Isn’t life wonderful? We visited a few farms and ate and drank until we couldn’t move anymore. Our hiking has vanished as we soak in the atmosphere and good times.   Oh well…we are having a terrific time and experiencing wonderful weather. Some of the things we …

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Written on Jun, 06, 2015 by in , , , , | 2 Comments.
Oldman Dam Provincial Recreation Area

We’re headed north to British Columbia and Alberta in Canada for a few weeks visiting friends and family. We have been having lovely weather so it was a terrific drive north. We like to take our time and get stopped by early afternoon. We headed up through Idaho via part of the International Selkirk Loop and into British Columbia and …

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Moyie Lake Provincial Park British Columbia

  This is one of our all time favorite parks. I know I say that a lot, at least it seems like I do but this one is the epitome of what I think a campground should look like, tall pine trees and lots of space between sites. We have stopped here a number of times before for day use …

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Crowsnest Pass Alberta

As you cross the Rockies on Highway 3 (Crossnest Highway) between Alberta and British Columbia over the Crowsnest Pass there are little towns, such as Blairmore and Coleman, which are beautiful and offer lots of charm and outdoor recreational activities year round. There is also the Interpretive Center for Frank Slide, which highlights not only the heritage of the area …

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Written on Aug, 05, 2014 by in , , , | Leave a comment
Little Bow Provincial Park Alberta

  Campground: Little Bow Provincial Park Location: Champion, Alberta (Park is about 17km east of Champion) Site: B-64 Cost: $29 (CAD) Services: E (30 AMP) Comments: Nice, quaint campground. A bit crowded due to the August long weekend in Canada. Site was average for spaciousness. Even though there were lots of trees in the campground there was still minimum privacy. …

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Written on Aug, 04, 2014 by in , , | 2 Comments.
Meeting Creek Alberta

The lovely hamlet of Meeting Creek sits in a valley along a creek where two tribes of native Americans (Cree and Blackfoot) would meet, in no man’s land, a kind of Switzerland (neutral territory) for the time. Many years later, as the railway began it’s train lines in that area it ran right through Meeting Creek (well actually the town …

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