Monthly Archives: July 2011

2011: The Edson Trail Centennial

One hundred years ago settlers flocked to the Peace Country.  Land was cheap and plentiful and life was going to be good up here.  It didn’t matter that the road would be a rough one.  There was a trail, an … Continue reading

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Weekend Trip: Dinosaurs, Dams, Rivers, Lakes and More

The Peace Country is rich with dinosaurs!  This is a dinosaur tour in a loop, so you can explore lots of territory and never back track. Head for B.C. via Dawson Creek (of course) then turn north on Highway 97.  … Continue reading

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(July 24th) Daytrip: The Monkman and McNaught Homesteads

For a day of history, art and the outdoors, the Beaverlodge area historical homesteads make for a day of exploration and discovery. Alexander Monkman was quite a guy.  He ended up in Alberta by fleeing the Red River Rebellion.  He … Continue reading

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Tumbler Ridge: For Outdoor Enthusiasts

This is a summer destination you’ll want to have a few days to spend on because of the huge variety of things to see and do! First of all, Tumbler Ridge is the Waterfall Node of the North.  There are … Continue reading

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Dinosaur Daytrip: Pipestone Creek

A short distance from Spirit River lies a world famous dinosaur discovery site.  It’s not the classic badlands scenery of Drumheller or Dinosaur National Park: this is the Peace Country, where the valleys are lush and green. Imagine a summer … Continue reading

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Daytrip: Kleskun Hills Park

Everyone has heard of the Alberta Badlands and Dinosaur Provincial Park, but did you know that there is a miniature badlands outcropping just East of Grande Prairie? The Kleskun Hills are a unique feature in the Peace Country.  They are … Continue reading

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