Experience Guide | Tourism Medicine Hat

Dinosaur Provincial Park 158 kilometers / 98 miles Discover and experience a unique landscape of haunting formations and rich fossil resources at Dinosaur Provin cial Park. You will be amazed when the gently rolling prairie grasslands suddenly drop off, plunging you into a remarkable world of hoodoos, pinnacles, coulees, and buttes. This UNESCO World Heri tage Site is the largest area of badlands in Canada and one of the richest sites in the world for late Cretaceous fossils. To book tours and learn more dinosaurpark.ca | 403.378.4342 For campground reservations reserve.albertaparks.ca | 1.877.537.2757 Etzikom Museum and Historical Windmill Center 87 kilometers / 54 miles Located on the Red Coat Trail, is the Etzikom Museum and the Canadian National Historic Windmill Centre. The Centre features outdoor restored examples of windmills encompassing over 200 years of Canadian wind power (particularly water pumpers). Indoors at the Museum are many hands-on displays in time-period settings, featuring early pioneer life, native artifacts, fossils, petroglyphs, home steader tools, and a historic church. Open from Victoria Day weekend to Labour Day weekend, Monday to Saturday 10am to 5pm and Sunday noon to 6pm 403.666.3737 | foremostalberta.com

Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park / Áísínai'pi 168 kilometres / 105 miles The hoodoos that sit in this Natural and Cultural Heritage Site, in the heart of Traditional Blackfoot Territory, were formed over 85 million years ago, at the edge of a great inland sea. Take a pam phlet to embark on the hike, where you’ll read stories and see carvings from Indig enous peoples from many years ago. For campground reservations 1.877.537.2757 | reserve.albertaparks.ca Redcliff 9 kilometres / 6 miles The Greenhouse Capital of the Prairies, there is a hub of seasonal greenhouses with freshly-grown produce and hand made salsas and sauces in Redcliff. Along with the crisp vegetables, the red rock coulees are a playground for moun tain biking, leisure biking, river float ing, or taking a stroll along the paved pathway near the South Saskatchewan River. Spot some cactus underneath the summer sun in the town that’s just 10 minutes outside of Medicine Hat.

Prairie Memories Museum, Irvine 35 kilometers / 22 miles A must-see attraction for anyone

interested in rural history, this museum portrays various aspects of pioneer life. The Museum has many artifacts and buildings including an old school house, church, and lumber store. Be sure to check out Irvine’s 20 Milepost Days held annually on September long weekend. This event features all kinds of events, including a parade, rodeo, gymkhana, bench show, and much more. 403.834.3923


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