Scroll to see my latest posts about exploring Alberta beyond the Rockies, or choose a tag below.

Camping in Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park, a UNESCO Heritage Site

Writing-on-Stone/Áísínai’pi is on traditional Blackfoot territory in the Milk River Valley. The region contains engravings and paintings on the sandstone walls that date back to ca. 4,500 BP – 3,500 years BP and continue beyond contact with Europeans. The area is sacred to the Blackfoot people, so remember to visit the park with respect. The…

Camping in Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park

Cypress Hills is a provincial park shared between Alberta and Saskatchewan. In the summer of 2021, I spent a weekend camping on the Alberta-side of the park, which was the furthest east I have been within Alberta. The drive from Calgary to the Elkwater Townsite (closest town to our campsite) is just under 4 hours.…

Oster Lake via Shirley Lake Trail in Elk Island National Park

Last weekend I was in Edmonton, so we decided to drive to Elk Island National Park in the hopes of seeing some bison. It was my first time visiting the park. We entered the park through Yellowhead Highway and saw some bison from the main road. They were a distance away from highway so it…

Exploring UNESCO Site: Dinosaur Provincial Park in Alberta, Canada

While the focus of my blog thus far has been on hikes, primarily in the Rockies, I wanted to write a little about an area of Alberta that is wildly different from Banff or Kananaskis. Heading east from Calgary into the prairies takes you towards a flatter, “more boring” landscape. But hidden in the river…

Alberta Andalucía backpacking Banff National Park Bilbao Bratislava British Columbia Budget Travel Camping Canada Canadian Rockies Columbia Valley Cracow Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park Dinosaur Provincial Park Easy Hikes Elk Island National Park Europe France Granada Hike Hiking Tips Ibiza Jasper National Park Kananaskis Country Kootenay National Park Lake O'Hara Lisbon Mediterranean Pais Vasco Peter Lougheed Provincial Park Poland Porto Portugal Slovakia Spain Travel UNESCO Valencia Vancouver Island Victoria Wieliczka Winter Hikes Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park Yoho National Park

Follow My Blog

Get new content delivered directly to your inbox.

%d bloggers like this: