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We brought a large group of students here. We were able to use the cookhouse and picnic tables to... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
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While reminiscent of the hoodoos in Drumheller, Alberta, the hoodoos at Writing on Stone are even... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We brought a large group of students here. We were able to use the cookhouse and picnic tables to set up a lunch to feed everyone in the scenic valley, and then set off on a self guided walk through the hoodoos to see the...More

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Suzanne L, Front Office Manager at Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear our facilities and services are being put to good use!

Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

While reminiscent of the hoodoos in Drumheller, Alberta, the hoodoos at Writing on Stone are even more imposing. From the top of the bluff, where the visitor's centre is located, the view of the surrounding area includes the hoodoos, Milk River, meadows and the Sweetgrass...More

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Suzanne L, Front Office Manager at Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 7 July 2017

Everyone asked about my online photos "Where IS this?" That says alot, it's an unknown gem in southern Alberta, very close to the Alberta?Montana border. I spent about 3.5 hours here, hiking around. I walked the "Hoodo Trail" and picked up an interpretive map at...More

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Suzanne L, Front Office Manager at Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Thanks for your review!

Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Writing on Stone provincial park was like stepping back in time. We went with our four teenage kids and they could not stop talking about the hoodoos. There is only a couple of trails that can be difficult to walk and climb at times. Going...More

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Suzanne L, Front Office Manager at Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Thank you for your response.

Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Just spend last 3.5 hrs hiking in the park. Amazing natural trails, beautiful views and great beach. Next time will be packing lounge chairs and cooler. Just nice drive from lethbridge.

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Suzanne L, Front Office Manager at Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 25 April 2017

Packed a picnic and headed down for the day, camping season has not really started yet so was easy to park and have our picnic in peace. We had our dog with us so had her kept on a short leash as there are signs...More

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Suzanne L, Front Office Manager at Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Thank you for your review. With snake migration season upon us it is more common to see them this time of year; we appreciate that you kept your dog on a leash for its safety. The spring and fall are very lovely times of year...More

Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

If you want the feel of badlands but without a ton of tourists this is the place. The hoodoos make for a great balance of adventure, education and relaxation. You can spend a weekend just hiking in the hoodoos or floating down writing on stones...More

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Suzanne L, Front Office Manager at Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2016

Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 6 November 2016

Secluded campground to say the least, with nice sites and facilities. Staff very friendly and helpful. Visitors center a must see. But the star attraction the Hoodoo's are amazing, within steps of the campground, providing easy access. However those humans that feel compelled to carve...More

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Suzanne L, Front Office Manager at Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2016

Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped in here while staying at the campgrounds. It was very informative and interesting. The staff was very professional and nice. We took the bus tour and found it to be outstanding. Very interesting and a lot of fun. It is a bit of...More

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Suzanne L, Front Office Manager at Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2016

Thank you for your review. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed the programming and services offered. And good note about the runners; we always suggest runners for the trails and they are required for the tours... but pack those flip-flops for the beach;...More

Reviewed 7 September 2016

Writing On Stone Provincial Park provides significant insight into the history of this part of the province. It has high quality facilities and services. Several tours a day of the petroglyphs plus self guided tours. Lot's of information available. It is a well run park...More

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Suzanne L, Front Office Manager at Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2016

Thank you so much for your response. This is exactly the type of experience we wish to provide!

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franke112
10 May 2018|
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Response from Suzanne L | Property representative |
As Jurian V suggests, Writing-on-Stone is great for day trips! Tours are offered daily in the peak season, and you are able to pre book tours to guarantee a spot on the Guided Rick Art tours. There is plenty to keep you busy... More
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Marj A
28 July 2017|
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Response from Suzanne L | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. The cell reception is spotty at Writing-on-Stone; you can only get good service at prairie level. Thus on the tours and in the campground/day-use area there is limited-to-no service. The tours... More
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janet j
30 June 2017|
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Response from Suzanne L | Property representative |
Thanks for your question. The Rock Art tour is only about 2-3 city blocks in length, done in approximately and hour and a half. There are benches at each stop to sit down at. That said, the tour does involve steps and is... More
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