Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park

Campground in Alberta's Milk River Valley, featuring Badlands landscapes, petroglyphs, and camping.

At Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park, Alberta, there are numerous activities to enjoy. You can explore the park's unique landscape and discover its many archaeological sites, rock art, and cultural artifacts. You can also take part in a variety of outdoor activities such as camping, hiking, fishing, canoeing, swimming, and birdwatching. The park also has a number of special programs such as interpretive hikes, evening campfire programs, and educational workshops. There are also a number of educational displays available throughout the park. You can also visit the park's Visitor Centre for more information about the park and its history.

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Facilities at Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park

  • Camping: Over 140 campsites with fire pits, picnic tables, and electrical outlets.
  • Hiking: Over 90 km of trails, including the badlands trail, coulee trails, and hoodoo trails.
  • Canoeing and kayaking: Enjoy the scenic Milk River while paddling.
  • Wildlife viewing: Spot wildlife such as bison, deer, coyotes, and a variety of bird species.
  • Picnicking: Take in the stunning views of the badlands at one of the many picnic areas.
  • Swimming: Take a dip in the Milk River or one of the many nearby lakes.
  • Fishing: Try your luck at catching a variety of fish in the Milk River.
  • Rock climbing: Climb the unique sandstone formations in the park.
  • Interpretive programs: Learn about the history and ecology of the area with guided tours and programs.
  • Stargazing: Look up at the night sky and spot stars, planets, and constellations.