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Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park

Range Road 130A | Milk River, Alberta T0K IM0, Canada
+1 403-647-2364
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Experience Writing On Stone

This was our second trip to Writing on Stone. I love history and wanted to see some these ancient... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Xuthl
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Edmonton, Canada
WOS 101 Tour

Laura gave an excellent "WOS 101" tour to our group in mid-August. Although I preferred the evening... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
ajohancsik
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Singapore, Singapore
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“milk river” (22 reviews)
“rock art” (8 reviews)
“guided tour” (7 reviews)
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Range Road 130A | Milk River, Alberta T0K IM0, Canada
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+1 403-647-2364
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was our second trip to Writing on Stone. I love history and wanted to see some these ancient petroglyphs for myself. The first time we visited (many years ago) we took the self guided tour and found it to be ok. Later I checked...More

Thank Xuthl
Reviewed 3 days ago

Laura gave an excellent "WOS 101" tour to our group in mid-August. Although I preferred the evening Rock Art tour two years ago, the WOS 101 is a good compromise for the dangerous midday heat, children with short attention spans, or for those just wanting...More

Thank ajohancsik
Suzanne L, Front Office Manager at Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you very much for your review. The WOS101 tour was specifically designed to mitigate exactly the issues you mentioned. Though it isn't an in-depth Rock-Art tour we wanted to still give folks a taste of that information mid-day when, as you likely know, the...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Travelling with two grandchildren 9 and 6, we wanted to take them to see some of Alberta's great history and beauty. Writing on Stone was wonderful. Take the tour! Informative guide (Laura I think?) with an obvious passion for subject and a wealth of knowledge....More

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can't believe you are in Canada, it;s almost desert climate, temperature is in 100 F. Place is amazing, from distance looks like Turkish Cappadocia. Petroglyph are awesome, not easy to spot them , due to weather activities. Campground is maybe one of the best...More

Thank Kenan T
Suzanne L, Front Office Manager at Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at the park in time for our picnic lunch which we were able to enjoy in a lovely shady picnic area. We walked through the Hoodoos and discovered a very different world. It would have been a fairly easy walk to the interpretive...More

Thank 1mtbaldymaryann
Suzanne L, Front Office Manager at Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we drove in we were in awe. This place is like a world of its own. Breathtaking scenery and the campground is clean and nice. Trees on every site. First day we rafter down the river. We had two vehicles so we...More

Thank TandLGreen
Suzanne L, Front Office Manager at Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate your review; glad you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must see for people of all ages vacationing in southern Alberta. Very interesting and completely thrilling to walk through the hoodoos. It's very hot country so must be prepared for the heat with plenty of water, sunscreen and a hat. We didn't...More

Thank engcon1
Suzanne L, Front Office Manager at Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing park. There really isn't much too this park and it is quite far from everything but it is definitely unique. There is a lot of history and beauty behind this park. The campground is great. I wouldn't recommend staying anywhere but there when you...More

Thank Andrew O
Suzanne L, Front Office Manager at Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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

Thank travelingfamily009
Suzanne L, Front Office Manager at Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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

Thank felinefunk
Suzanne L, Front Office Manager at Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review.

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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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Ginny B
23 May 2017|
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Response from Suzanne L | Property representative |
The Milk River can be a great place for individuals wanting to recreate. That said, by the end of August river levels are usually quite low and typically not suitable for canoe or kayak use. Mid-May through mid-July is... More
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