Father’s Day Camping: Writing on Stone Provincial Park

This Father's Day weekend we went camping at Writing on Stone Provincial Park in southern Alberta.  The park is located in the Badlands, just north of the Sweetgrass hills in Montana, and is known for its rock art. We've gone to this park several times, and visited last summer for a day trip.  The park … Continue reading Father’s Day Camping: Writing on Stone Provincial Park

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A Little Stop off the Highway: The Swift Current Museum

I spent most of the day on the highway driving home after visiting family after the Easter weekend, and on the drive we were looking for a place to stop and give the kids a break from the car.  We usually go to the mall, but were looking for something a little more interactive. We … Continue reading A Little Stop off the Highway: The Swift Current Museum

Culture in Southern Alberta: A Trip to Head Smashed-In Buffalo Jump

Earlier this year we took a visit to Head Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, an aboriginal culture site in Southern Alberta.  For thousands of years the Blackfoot people used this site as a mass kill hunt site to provide food, tools, and clothing for their people.  There is now an interpretive center on the site that provides … Continue reading Culture in Southern Alberta: A Trip to Head Smashed-In Buffalo Jump