Experience The Mountain Parks Blog
…all about the Alberta-to-British Columbia mountain parks, including life in and around the parks. Not all our news and stories are here, though, so you might want to check our news section and Bob’s “tweets” —conveniently placed in the upper right of each page.
Explore Southern Alberta’s Heritage
Monday, July 22, 2013
From the majestic Rocky Mountains of the Crown of the Continent to the deep sculptured river valleys of the Canadian Badlands, experience southern Alberta’s heritage and discover unique western landscapes.
Walk through the Canadian Badlands where dinosaurs once roamed.
Learn how the ancient Plains People hunted buffalo for their survival.
Hear the stories of early settlement, where horse-drawn vehicles and steam engines carried people and cargo across the prairies.
Visit historic sites where North West Mounted Police confronted whiskey traders and brought law and order to the west.
Discover how irrigation fostered agriculturl production and how coal mining attracted settlers to the western frontier.
You can use this map to know more about your aventures awaiting.