If you would like more general information, please call the Parks Canada national information line at 1-888-773-8888. Treating water by boiling, filtering or adding iodine may remove some bacteria, but will not help with the salinity, GPS units are recommended in some backcountry areas and are available to rent at the Visitor Centre, Close proximity to potable water and Coulee Centre at the Frenchman Valley Campground (500 metre walk), Proximity to vault toilet and summer kitchen, Sleep up to 5 people with cots, up to 8 with sleeping mats, Short walk from parking area, carry cart provided for assistance, Use not recommended during lightning storms or high winds, Camp cots, Thermarests and lanterns available for rent at an additional cost, Short walk across the bridge, carry cart available, Easy access to potable water and vault toilets, Close proximity to the summer kitchen – respite from the heat, a location for cooking & eating, and a hub for park programs, Camp cots, sleeping bags, thermarests and lanterns available for rent at an additional cost. With a view of the Frenchman River, rolling hills, incredible sunsets, and possibly bison, the Frenchman Valley Campground is the perfect destination for your front country camping experience. Contact Us : Oglala National Grasslands Located in the most northwestern corner of Nebraska, north of Crawford, you'll find the expansive landscape of the Oglala National Grasslands. If additional sleeping space is needed, a sofa bed easily converts into another bed. Improved night-lighting practices under the dark-sky agreement ensure that the park remains dark at night, preserving a natural environment for all nocturnal wildlife.[8]. All surface water in the area is unfit for human consumption. Prior to this the province's only national park was Prince Albert National Park. Backcountry camping is also available. Come for the day, stay for the weekend. The accommodation is encompassed by an expansive yard, and the rolling idyllic hills in the distance make for a breathtaking dramatic landscape. Cooking is not permitted in the oTENTik unit. Smoking is not permitted within the oTENTik unit. Fees apply for​ special events and interpretive programs. This accommodation is family-friendly and is suitable for pets upon prior request. Self-catering rental suites offering peace, comfort and direct access to Grasslands National Park. Box 210, Val Marie, Saskatchewan, Canada S0N 2T0. The West Block is located in Division No. Spanning over 700 square kms, the park is located near Val Marie in Southwest Saskatchewan. In areas untouched by the last ice age, you’ll find plants and fossils from millions of years ago. Grasslands National Park is a Canadian national park located near the village of Val Marie, Saskatchewan, and one of 44 national parks and park reserves in Canada's national park system (though one of only two in Saskatchewan itself). Its official name in French is Parc national des Prairies. The West Block Visitor Centre in Val Marie and the East Block Rock Creek Visitor Centre are 166 km apart, approximately a 2-hour drive. Your booking request is sent to the host for confirmation. May 23rd (East Block) and July 25th (West Block) – Beyond the Big Dipper – View the night sky like never before, in one of the best places on Earth to view it. The vast landscape commands your attention while the immense sky overwhelms the first time visitor with wonder and contemplation. Moreover, visitors can enjoy a fresh cup of coffee to start the day with energy. Close proximity to Coulee Centre – respite from the heat, a location for cooking & eating, and a hub for park programs, Wi-Fi available, 24 Tent/RV electric sites (all 50 amp) with fire pits and picnic tables, Choose a Backcountry Zone and park at designated trailhead, Plan to camp out of view of roads and trails – a minimum of 1 km – as there are no designated backcountry sites, Conditions vary year-round, but plan for fire bans (including camp stoves) in summer. 306-298-2257 (West Block) | 306-476-2018 (East Block) | 1-877-345-2257 | 1-877-737-3783 (Camping Reservations) | The property boasts a shared lounge where glampers will love to spend time. No charges will be made until the booking is confirmed. Check out the RV/tent camping, tipi accommodations or oTentiks rentals at Frenchman Valley and Rock Creek Campgrounds.                When making reservations, please pay close attention to … In addition to the national park's camping regulations, Parks Canada oTENTik users must follow a few additional rules: Call 1-877-RESERVE (1-877-737-3783). When making reservations, please pay close attention to which block and campground you are choosing. Please check the Parks Canada website in 2021 for information on the 2021 visitor season.​, Grasslands National Park - Grasslander Classic, Grasslands National Park 2018 Activity Guide, Phone(s): Check out the RV/tent camping, tipi accommodations or oTentiks rentals at Frenchman Valley and Rock Creek Campgrounds. This national park is north from the American state of Montana and lies adjacent to the international boundary. Grasslands National Park is designated as a Dark Sky Preserve. Posted on: December 2, 2011. A new campground called the Frenchman Valley Campground offers visitors serviced camping sites, teepee camping and a cook shelter. Be kind to the environment and take care of the surroundings. The Rock Creek Campground is home to the Rock Creek Visitor Centre located in the East Block of Grasslands National Park. For tipi and oTENTik reservations following September 2, 2019, please call the West Block Visitor Centre at 1-877-345-2257 or the Rock Creek Visitor Centre at 1-306-476-2018. SW Saskatchewan. 3-night minimum.6 km South of Val Marie, off Hwy 4.306-298-2295thecrossingatgrasslands.com. Bison grazing in Grasslands National Park, List of protected grasslands of North America, "Ferrets, foxes and the fringed orchid: Species that suffer when grasslands are threatened", Old Government House / Saint-Charles Scholasticate, Saskatchewan Legislative Building and Grounds, Saskatoon station (Canadian Pacific Railway), Statue of Queen Elizabeth II riding Burmese, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Grasslands_National_Park&oldid=985962861, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 29 October 2020, at 00:17. Pets are not permitted in the oTENTiks. Current Conditions: -17.0°CWednesday night: Clear. Furthermore, Grasslands National Park is situated just around the corner and provides guests with endless outdoor entertainment options. This comfortable suite is located near Grasslands National Park in Val Marie, Saskatchewan, and can accommodate four guests, making it perfect for a weekend getaway. In 1874, Sir George Mercer Dawson discovered western Canada's first dinosaur remains in the Killdeer Badlands during the International Boundary Survey. Available from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. local park time. Call 1-877-RESERVE (1-877-737-3783). May 1 – May 14, daily 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, West Block Visitor Centre (in Val Marie) 306.298.2257 (Toll free: 1-877-345-2257)East Block McGowan Visitor Centre (in Rock Creek Campground) 306.476.2018, The park is always open. Cost will be dependent on state of oTENTik. National Forests & Grasslands in Texas Supervisor's Office 2221 N. Raguet St. Lufkin, Texas 75904 Phone: 936-639-8501 FAX: 936-639-8588 ***** - ATTENTION - ALL OFFICES ARE CLOSED TO WALK-IN CUSTOMERS AT THIS TIME. pc.infopnprairies-grasslandsnpinfo.pc@canada.ca. http://www.visitcypresshills.ca/events/fossil-fever/, http://www.visitcypresshills.ca/events/badlands-blast/, https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/sk/grasslandswww.parkscanada.gc.ca/grasslands. Click here for more info: http://www.visitcypresshills.ca/events/fossil-fever/, August 15th – Badlands Blast (East Block) – Dig into an extravaganza of fossil fun for all and hop on the wagon to view the badlands! Click here for more info: http://www.visitcypresshills.ca/events/badlands-blast/, Drive the scenic Ecotour road through the West BlockFireside Chats, Stories and S`more – Friday evenings with a park interpreterGuided Programs (May/Jun): Where the Buffalo Roam; Hike in the Park; Cowboy CoffeeGuided Programs (Jul/Aug): Where the Buffalo Roam; Hike in the Park; Cowboy Coffee;Kids Programs (Jul/Aug): Junior Naturalist and Where the Buffalo RoamDark Sky Programming: Astronomy:  Beyond the Big Dipper Kayaking with Carefree AdventuresHikingBiking, West Block Visitor Centre             The park is yours to explore when Back Country Camping. Linens and towels are kindly provided by the host. We also use third party cookies for advertising and analytics purposes. pc.infopnprairies-grasslandsnpinfo.pc@canada.ca, Federal Campground, National Park, Natural Attraction, Bird / Wildlife Viewing Sites, Horse Experiences, Unique Accommodation. The West Block Visitor Centre in Val Marie and the East Block Rock Creek Visitor Centre are 166 km apart, approximately a 2-hour drive. If you would like more general information, please call the Parks Canada national information line at 1-888-773-8888. Low minus 26. Enjoy the brilliant night sky with amenities nearby. Comfortable Suite for a Weekend Getaway near Grasslands National Park in Saskatchewan. Glampers yearning for a tranquil getaway amid nature should look no further than this peaceful property in Val Marie, Saskatchewan. There is no potable water available at this site. National Grasslands Visitor Center 708 Main St / PO Box 425 Wall, SD 57790 (605) 279-2125. They can choose an interesting read from the vast selection provided, or pop a movie into the DVD player. Website Book Now Escape and enjoy fun experiences with family and friends... exciting trails, challenging geocaches, guided nature hikes or the kids Xplorers program! Grasslands National Park is one of the largest areas of undisturbed mixed prairie grassland in Canada and is a destination for visitors from around the world.