Plan Your Stay at
Grasslands National Park

Photo Credit: Tourism Saskatchewan

Rest. Renew. Restore. Reconnect.
Our Vacation Suites are on the edge of Grasslands National Park, Canada.

Getting Here

Road Trip!!!
Wherever you’re coming from it’s an adventure to get here, there’s so much beauty to enjoy along the way.
Below are some tips to make the most out of your trip.

The Crossing is a 4-hour drive from Regina, Saskatchewan and a 4.5 hour drive from from Great Falls or Billings, Montana..
The journey here is part of the experience.

Plan the sights to see and adventures to be had… on your road to Grasslands National Park.

From the North – Points along Highway 16

Saskatoon = 4h15 or 339km; Edmonton = 8h15 or 795km)

ROUTE: Saskatoon/Edmonton to Rosetown to Swift Current to Val Marie

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From the South – Welcome, US visitors

Great Falls MT = 4h15/244 miles; Billings MT = 4h30/278 miles

ROUTE: Billings MT to Malta MT to Monchy Canada Border Crossing to Val Marie

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From the East - Points along Highway 1

Regina = 4h/259km; Winnipeg = 9h/866km

ROUTE = Regina/Winnipeg to Swift Current to Val Marie

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From the West

ROUTE: Calgary – Medicine Hat – Maple Creek – Gull Lake – Cadillac – Val Marie

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Things to Do

Explore more than 220,000 acres of native prairie grasslands, ancient badlands and rare wildlife.

Video: Within Range

Check out “Within Range at Grasslands National Park”, a beautiful 4.5 minute video by Tourism Saskatchewan.

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Video: Mimi Huser solo hike

One woman’s solo hiking trip into Grasslands National Park

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Enjoy more than 220, 000 acres of Hiking Trails at Grasslands National Parks. There’s something for every skill level.

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The Grasslands National Park Dark Sky Preserve is one of the largest and darkest in Canada! It is an excellent place to star gaze and to enjoy the beauty of the night sky.

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Bird Watching

Grasslands National Park is a haven for prairie bird enthusiasts. Both common and rare birds may be found here.

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Parks Canada has placed over 200 red Adirondack chairs in peaceful and scenic locations throughout many of the country’s most unique and treasured places, including the 7 sets found here at Grasslands National Park.

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Local Flavour

Local adventures, restaurants and shopping in the southwest.


Our guests have well-stocked kitchen(ettes) as well as gas BBQs to prepare their own meals at their leisure. We generally advise our guests to stock up on fresh veges and specialty items on their way to Val Marie…

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For those who like a break from cooking, check out the options below:
The Val Marie Hotel on Centre Street is a local Canadian/Chinese food restaurant and bar (open for lunch and dinner, closed Mondays)…

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Gas Stations

A must for rural road trips, there is an unstaffed gas station (BA Card Lock) open 24/7, located on the NW corner of Hwy 4 and Hwy 18 in Val Marie. Most Canadian credit cards…

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Local Activities & Art

Prairie Wind and Silver Sage Ecomuseum (PWSS) features a seasonal museum, gallery, coffee and gift shop hosting two summer art exhibits in The Little Brick Schoolhouse. PWSS is located at…

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In Praise of Quiet Places

When was the last time you heard…. nothing? It’s entirely possible that you’ve never had that opportunity. Real silence is more elusive than you might think…