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May 10, 2017 - Drumheller to Dinosaur Provincial Park

Today I travelled about 160 km from Drumheller, the last 100 km over flat prairie lands without a badland in sight & now I’m back in the Red Deer River valley among the badlands & the dinosaur fossils again. I seem to be collecting World Heritage Sites although I didn’t know this was one until I got here. It became a World Heritage Site in 1979 because it’s recognised as one of the richest fossil fields in the world - fossils of nearly 500 plants & animals have been found here including over 40 different kinds of dinosaur. I came here on...

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May 30, 2016 - May 29 & 30. Alberta Canada

Hello all!! We left Saskatchewan and made to Alberta. Our first stop was the World UNESCO Dinosaur Provincial Park!! The landscaped dramatically changed from flat farmland to "The Badlands". Hope you saw my Facebook photo. I'm unable to download a photo today. This park has discovered more dinosaur remains than any other place in the world. Digs continue to this day. The terrain is rocky and treeless. Tons of sandstone. There is a museum with relics and bones with full skeletons on display. Pretty amazing. We left the dinosaurs today and...

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Aug 14, 2010 - Hoodoos and Fools

When people are dumber than rocks Saturday Today we left Drumheller and drove east, headed for Dinosaur Provincial Park. Out of Drumheller the road follows the Red Deer River for a while, winding through the valley badlands. A few miles east of town we stopped to see the Hoodoos. There will a lot more hoodoos in the park, but these are along the road and there’s a turnout where you can park and follow a trail that takes you up to see them. Hoodoos are formations that seem to rise up out of the surrounding landscape to stand alone, or in...

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2010 Race 2 Finish



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