Tag : Alberta

Writing On The Stone Provincial Park Alberta

We departed Brooks, Alberta in thick, heavy smoke and made our way south to Milk River along the border of Alberta and Montana. The wildfires in British Columbia were still burning out of control and the smoke from the fire continued to blow east into Alberta and beyond. We continued our drive south hoping for clearer skies and cleaner air. …

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Kinbrook Island Provincial Park Brooks Alberta

It was hot and smokey! The wildfires in British Columbia continued to burn and the smoke continued to blow into Alberta. We could not get away from it. We headed south past Brooks to Kinbrook Island Provincial Park which sits along the east side of Lake Newell. The campground is really on an island which you access via a short …

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Those Young Guys

  We spent well over a month in central Alberta and certainly wore out our welcome! But it was a terrific time. We spent lots of quality time with family and friends and enjoyed the farm life.   It was in the summer when British Columbia was under a state of emergency due to the over 500 wildfires burning. For …

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Gravel Road Alberta

  Bashaw is a small farming community in central Alberta where we visit to meet up with friends and family.  There is a small district hall close to Buffalo Lake which is perfect for a long weekend meetup complete with plenty of parking, a hall with restrooms, full kitchen, and plenty of seating indoors in case of rainy weather. We …

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Drumheller Alberta Hoodoos

Hoodoos Trail A hoodoo is a weather rock pinnacle and the Drumheller area has lots of them. There is an area east of town called Hoodoos Trail which is an icon of the Alberta Badlands. It is a very touristy area so beware but there are a variety of short trails in the area plus a trail which leads to …

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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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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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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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