Beyond the Big Dipper

Visitor enjoying the breathtaking views of the Milky Way at night from the Frenchman Valley Campground.

May 19, 2018 8:00pm East Block, Rock Creek Campground
July 14 and August 11, 2018 8:00pm
West Block, Frenchman Valley Campground

Royal Astronomical Society astronomers set up their telescopes, deliver an enchanting presentation, then walk the visitors through an amazing night of viewing the vast heavens.

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Fossil Fever

Interpreter showing fossils to hikers.

August 15 to 19, 2018 at 9:00am

As part of the five-day Fossil Fever event, small groups get a hands-on lesson as they accompany a crew of paleontologists from the Royal Saskatchewan Museum and McGill University on a day’s dig. Wild scenery, lunch in the badlands and five hours of finding hidden gems such as fossils are all included.

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Badlands Blast

A group of hikers in the badlands of the park.

August 18, 2018 at 2:00pm

Join the dig team and other visitors for the highlight of the week! After you have had a ‘rockin’ good day, wash up at the campsite and stop in at the kitchen shelter for a grand campfire supper, followed by a showcase of local musicians at the Rock Creek Hoedown.

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For more information:
Phone: 1-877-345-2257
Email: grasslands.info@pc.gc.ca