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Big Hill Springs Provincial Park

Wanting to see want was around our new community, the closest hike we found online was Big Hill Springs Provincial Park.  Only a few minutes west of our home, we headed out after dinner to check it out. The boys … Continue reading

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Moraine Lake, Banff National Park

For our last day we decided to head up to Lake Louise, however leaving this stop until the afternoon was not a good choice, after spending a while driving around the parking lot we headed up to Moraine Lake.  with … Continue reading

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Takakkaw Falls, Yoho National Park

The falls were up a scenic drive through Yoho Valley, at one point waiting for a moment as the motorhome in front of us made a 20 point turn as it navigated the tight switched backs. The trail from the … Continue reading

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Emerald Lake, Yoho National Park

The parking lot was packed, and there were lineups for the washrooms, but a couple minutes down the trail things were quiet and the views amazing. I would have loved to see the Burgess Shale, an area full of fossils … Continue reading

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Johnston Lake, Swimming in Banff

The boys love playing in the water, so after a day of exploring we would head to Johnston Lake for a swim.  The water there was much warmer than the other beaches we found. With a trail round the lake, … Continue reading

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Johnston Falls Hike Banff

Having done this hike during our visit this winter, it seemed like a good plan to take the boys to check it out in the summer.  Being popular it is a busy trail, but beautiful anyway.  With the warmer temperatures … Continue reading

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Spirits of The forest – a Terrace walk

Located on Ferry Island, Spirits of the Forest is a walk where artist Rick Goyette has carved faces into many of the trees, turning the walk into a game for the boys. Along the trail the boys also learned about … Continue reading

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Cave and Basin National Historic site

Still too cold to go outside for long, we headed to the Cave and Basin National Historic Site.  We started with a quick walk around outside. Following the trail down from the hot springs to the back of the building, … Continue reading

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Johnson Canyon in the Winter

On our first morning we headed to Johnston Canyon, at -26 it was expected to be the warmest day (it is not usually as cold as this weekend), so we wanted to get in some outdoor activities. I have not … Continue reading

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Big Lake Ducks Unlimited Walk

With Big Lake having little access I wasn’t ready to give up on exploring this area, so with an internet search we headed out to give it another try. I was surprised that the Ducks unlimited property allowed hunting, walking … Continue reading

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