Advisory - road construction

Please be advised that road construction has commenced along Highway 4, and continues 30km south of Cadillac, SK. This construction is part of the highway improvement project as set out by the Government of Saskatchewan.

Construction is expected to last until September 30, 2017.

Please use caution when driving through the construction zones and follow all posted signage regarding the road restrictions within this area.

Check the Saskatchewan highway hotline before planning your trip for recent updates.

Grasslands National Park is located in southwestern Saskatchewan near the Saskatchewan-Montana border. The Park has two separate blocks. The West Block centres on the Frenchman River Valley and the East Block features the Killdeer Badlands of the Rock Creek area and the Wood Mountain Uplands. The park's West Block can be accessed near the village of Val Marie on Hwy #4 and Hwy #18. Val Marie is a one and a half hour drive south of Swift Current. The Park's East Block can be accessed near the town of Wood Mountain on Hwy #18.

We’re closer than you think!
Distance between the two Grasslands National Park visitor centres: 234 km

Map showing how to get to the site

By Vehicle

West Block:

a) Ecotour Road:

From the Visitor Reception Centre, travel east on Hwy #18 for approximately 14.5 km (9 miles), turn south and follow this road for about 4 km (2.5 miles). Watch for the park signs and the beaver symbol. Once inside the West Block, watch for pull-offs and interpretive panels for the Ecotour.

b) 70 Mile Butte Access:

From the Visitor Reception Centre, travel south on Hwy#4 for approximately 5km (3miles), turn east and follow this road for about 5km (3miles).

c) Two Trees Access:

From the Visitor Reception Centre, travel south on Hwy #4 for approximately 8km (5miles). Watch for the park signs and the beaver symbol.Continue straight onto the gravel road for approximately 2km (1mile). Turn East and continue to the Two Trees.

East Block:

Travel south of Wood Mountain Regional Park on Highway #18 for 22.4 km, watch for Grasslands National Park signs, turn west onto gravel road for 6.4 km, turn south for 6.4 km, then turn west for 2.4 km. Watch for Rock Creek Campground signs at each turn. McGowan Visitor Reception Centre is located in Rock Creek Campground.

By air

Regina, Saskatoon and Calgary all have international airports that are serviced by major national and international carriers. Learn more about airline service to:

By rental car

There are several rental car agencies located Swift Current, Regina or Saskatoon.

Park maps

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