JoLynn Parenteau, from the big to small city

JoLynn Parenteau was immediately warmly welcomed to the community of Medicine Hat when she moved in 2018.
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in the cypress hills

A couple sits by the campfire at a campsite in Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park.


12 campgrounds spread across Cypress Hills Park will allow you to stay in the park- with full hook-ups for your camper, or completely disconnected; deep in the lodgepole pines, or a short walk from Elkwater Lake!

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comfort camping

Comfort Camping is available around the Elkwater town-site and consists of basic cabins for up to eight persons. A convenient way to experience nature without your tent or RV. Look for the list of amenities for each Comfort Camping Unit to see what is included and what you need to bring.

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Comfortable camp huts on the bank of the lake at Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park.

Back country huts

Five huts are available for overnight rental and can be accessed by ski or snowshoe in winter. Tom Trott and Medicine Lodge Huts are located at the top of the plateau, just 3.5 km from the Elkwater townsite Spruce Coulee campground, accessible from Reesor Lake Rd or Spruce Coulee trailhead. Reesor Lake huts are near the Reesor Lake Campground just south of Reesor Lake. The Graburn Huts can be found to the far east side of the park, just before entering the Saskatchewan side.

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Visitor Centre
Open Year Round
(403) 893–3833 Ext. 5

Campsite Reservations
Toll Free: 1 (877) 537–2757

Provincial Park Information
Toll Free: 1 (866) 427–3582
(780) 427–3582

Fire Bans in Alberta

Phone: 911

24 Hour Park Help Line
1 (780) 644-3880