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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

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 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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Cypress Hills Centre Block Saskatchewan Meadows Campground

We departed Grasslands National Park and made our way to Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park, AKA CHIPP.   Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park is an area in southwestern Saskatchewan and southeastern Alberta and has the highest point between Labrador and the Rocky Mountains. It is a unique topography as the pine forest hills jut out in the middle of the prairies at …

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Grasslands National Park Saskatchewan

We departed James Kipp and headed north via Malta and Loring Montana before entering Saskatchewan.   We then crossed the border into Saskatchewan and headed to Val Marie and on to Grasslands National Park. The road once we entered Canada was rough and narrow and luckily was not heavily traveled as it would have been a tight squeeze if we …

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James Kipp Recreation Area Montana

We headed north on highway 87 to 191 from Billings via Roundup to the Upper Missouri River Break National Monument area.   Along the Missouri River on Highway 191 is the James Kipp Recreation Area which has a campground and boat launch.   Campground: James Kipp National Recreation Area Location: Winifred, Montana (further east along the Missouri River) Site: A-5 …

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Billings Montana

  We stopped by Billings for a night to allow us some access to banking and shopping facilities.  There are not many choices for parking a rig overnight even though Cabela’s along I-90 is an option. It was extremely hot and humid and we opted for hookups to allow us to run our A/C. Who knew Montana was so hot …

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7th Ranch RV Camp Garryowen Montana

Welcome to Montana and Crow Country! The home of the Crow Indian Reservation and the location of the Little Bighorn Battle of June 1876 often referred to as Custer’s Last Stand.   7th Ranch RV Camp is located just off I-90 on Reno Creek Rd. The RV park is just south of the Custer Battlefield and very close to Reno’s …

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