Come and explore our Ecotour Driving Adventure and the Badlands Parkway, diverse trails, and guided experiences. Discover some of Canada’s rarest wildlife, darkest skies, astonishing dinosaur fossils, over 12,000 teepee rings, and varied landscapes, from buttes and valleys to breathtaking badlands. Your surprise awaits!

Going, Going, Gone

A park interpreter shows a group of visitors a bison horn near a large rock.  

West Block, Frenchman Valley Campground

Some of our famous, yet elusive Grasslands species are facing troubles in this endangered ecosystem. Are we looking at a “Going, Going, Gone” situation for our friends, or is there something we can do to help them out?

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Footprints in Time

Three smiling friends walk along a trail with their Border Collie dog on a leash. 

East Block, Rock Creek Campground

Take a walk back in time. Let the grasslands reveal those who have come before you.

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Bison Facilty Tour

A line of people stand on the catwalk of a corral.

West Block, Frenchman Valley Campground

Explore the history of the Plains Bison and their remarkable comeback with a tour of the handling facility with Grasslands’ bison expert!

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Cowboy Coffee

A park interpreter pours coffee for a visitor. 

West Block, Frenchman Valley Campground

East Block, Rock Creek Campground

Set a relaxed pace for your Sunday morning and make connections like prairie neighbours over a cup of delicious brewed-over-the-campfire coffee – strong and memorable!

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Fireside Chats

Families singing around a campfire

West Block, Frenchman Valley Campground and East Block, Rock Creek Campground

Whether it be stories, stars or serenades, one thing is for sure – any evening is a good one to share around the campfire with friends! Join our interpreters for an evening of conversation and campfire snacks.

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Lakota Legends

A presenter reads a story from a children’s book. 

East Block, Rock Creek Campground

Watch the canvas come alive as Lakota First Nations artist and storyteller, Kim Soo Goodtrack, illustrates the Star Nation in pastel as she speaks. Following the presentation, create your own artwork in Lakota design.

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Beyond the Big Dipper

A man looks through a telescope at the starry night sky. 

West Block, Frenchman Valley Campground

View the night sky like never before, in one of the best places on Earth to view it. 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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Cultural Connections

Hands holding a colourful Métis sash. 

West Block, Frenchman Valley Campground

Join local heritage presenters and learn about the special connections to this landscape through storytelling, interpretation, music and art.

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Circling Back: A Story of Archaeology

Glacial cobbles form a tipi ring on the grasslands.   

West Block, Frenchman Valley Campground

Take an exclusive journey to the Turkey Track Ridge and witness the secrets of the land unfold before you through the eyes of an archaeologist. Approx. 3 hours, 5 km. Space limited, pre-registration required. Includes transportation to the program location from the Frenchman Valley Campground.

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Junior Naturalists

Two young girls crouch to examine a flower. 

West Block, Frenchman Valley Campground and East Block, Rock Creek Campground

Hey kids, looking for a fun way to explore the only prairie park in Canada? Join us to learn about what makes Grasslands National Park special through storytelling, art and hands-on activities.

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