Articles Tagged ‘Dinosaur Provincial Park’

Camping Season Comes to Alberta

Camping Season Comes to Alberta May 17, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Traditionally, the Victoria Day long weekend kicks off the camping season in Alberta, because it’s the first long weekend of the warm season. It’s a long time between the end of camping season in October and the start of camping season in May. Victoria Day, therefore, sees a lot of camping...

See Alberta’s Hoodoos Up Close Before They Change Forever

See Alberta’s Hoodoos Up Close Before They Change Forever March 4, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The Badlands of Alberta are a semi-arid dustbowl, rich with deposits of fossils and eerie pillars of fantastically shaped earth called hoodoos, which can reach 10 meters in height. The Siksika (Blackfoot Indians) believed these were evil giants, petrified as punishment for their malicious deeds, who...