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Cypress Hills Destination Area | Saskatchewan
Cypress Hills Destination Area
A point of interest on the Moose Jaw to Alberta Driving Tour available on the Tripvia Tours App for Android & iPhone.
Listen to the tour audio!
Anyone gotta pee? Of course someone does! It’s a road trip and it’s been a grand total of 34 minutes since you last stopped! Well I know the perfect place, you just have to uh.. Hold it for another 20 minutes or so! A short drive South to Cypress Hills Inter-provincial Park is all that stands between you and beautiful forests, wetlands, grasslands and wildlife.. Oh and being able to pee of course! Cypress Hills is Canada’s only Inter-provincial park as it lies in both Saskatchewan and Alberta! Check out the stop description for directions and more information!
Cypress Hills is also home to the highest point in Saskatchewan, called Lookout Point. At 1,392 metres above sea level, it’s actually the highest elevation between Labrador and the Rocky Mountains! Cypress Hills makes an excellent day trip as park staff run educational programs for the whole family! The park is also pretty awesome at night as it’s designated as a Dark Sky Preserve, meaning … meaning… well what is the meaning?
Is a dark sky preserve,
An area with a low number of stars & therefore a very dark sky
An area with little to no light pollution or
An area that sells Dark Sky preserves made, and possibly cursed, by a local shaman?
If you answered B, no light pollution, grab you your telescope and let’s go! A Dark Sky Preserve limits the amount of light pollution from man made sources. The result is some spectacular star gazing! But uh… if you see a big, round floating object with a beam of light coming down.. maybe don’t go near it..
Moose Jaw to Alberta
This POI is featured on the Moose Jaw to Alberta Audio Driving Tour, part of the Tripvia Tours mobile app available for Android & Apple.
Multiple topics like history, geography, animals, popular people & things to do!
Tours can be downloaded on WIFI and don't use any mobile date during tour.
Entertaining & Educational
Knowledgeable tour guides point out interesting things as you drive past.
Each POI has a fun multiple choice trivia question that adds to the fun.
Tour experience is the same in either direction.
Make your drive come alive with the Moose Jaw to Alberta Driving Tour!