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Elkwater Escape

ELKWATER ESCAPE

DAY TRIP FROM MEDICINE HAT
INCLUDES • Private group round-trip transportation from Medicine Hat for up to 12 passengers in our comfortable mini-coach. • Departure and return to your choice of one Medicine Hat location PRICE $350 Group transportation price up to 12 passengers, plus GST (5%). Just a short drive southeast of Medicine Hat, nestled in the Cypress Hills Provincial Park, is the quaint townsite of Elkwater. Here you’ll be surrounded by both a dense forest of trees that boasts many hiking and mountain biking trails, and the shores of Reesor Lake. With plenty of stunning views and a variety of activities to enjoy plan to spend your day enjoying this beautiful area as you please: COLD WEATHER ACTIVITIES
  • Hike the forest trails to take in the stunning Autumn colours
  • Snowshoe through the snow in the wintertime (rentals available)
  • Pack your skis or snowboard and spend the day on the slops at Hidden Valley
  • Explore the snowy trails on cross-country skis (rentals available)
  • Skate at the outdoor loop set up in the campground area (rentals available)
  • Request your driver take you to the lookout. This is the highest elevation in Canada between the Atlantic Ocean and the Rocky Mountains – the views won’t disappoint no matter the season!
  • Dine at one of the local restaurants – 12-34 Café, and Buglers Restaurant are both located in the townsite
  • Explore the Visitor Centre and learn all about the creatures that call this natural habitat home (Winter hours open Wednesday to Sunday 10-4pm *subject to change)
HOT WEATHER ACTIVITIES:
  • Relax at the beach, build a sandcastle and paddle your feet in the lake.
  • Wander the shoreline and look for the birds that make the lake at surrounding foilage home.
  • Hike the forest trails to take in the views
  • Take a two wheel adventure on the mountain bike trails (there’s plenty of room in the vehicle to bring a couple of bikes from home)
  • Rent an electric bike from Elkwater Lake Lodge (additional cost $50 for 3 hours – advance booking required)
  • Request your driver take you to the lookout. This is the highest elevation in Canada between the Atlantic Ocean and the Rocky Mountains – the views won’t disappoint no matter the season!
  • Dine at one of the local restaurants – 12-34 Café, and Buglers Restaurant are both located in the townsite
  • Cool off with an ice cream from the Swirls truck – you can find them near the boat dock!
  • Pack your fishing gear and set up lakeside for fishing (must hold a valid fishing license)
  • Explore the Visitor Centre and learn all about the creatures that call this natural habitat home.
OTHER INFORMATION Private group bookings may be requested anytime of year. A maximum of 12 passengers can board with Prairie Sprinter at the above stated group rate. All bookings are subject to availability and we prefer a minimum 14-day advance notice – however we may be able to accommodate shorter notice bookings so please inquire. Bookings are welcome year-round. Activity availability will be weather dependent. Please plan your activities based on seasonal availability and weather suitability. The rate stated above is the price for round-trip group transportation from Medicine Hat only. Additional admissions, excursions and food are not included in this price. Elkwater is located approximately 45 minutes southeast of Medicine Hat. Your booking is for an eight hour excursion starting from pickup destination Medicine Hat until you return. You will enjoy approximately six hours in Elkwater. Please note that group size and experience availability will be determined by current Covid-19 health measures in place at the time of tour departure. If tour cannot be provided as expected it will be rescheduled.    

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