Travel advice & practical information for travelogue:

'Grasslands National Park and Cypress Hills'

Usefull addresses

New York

Consulate General of Canada
1251 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020-1175
Tel: (212) 596-1628
Fax: (212) 596-1790
Web site: Consulate General of Canada


Consular and Passport Enquiries
Canada House
Trafalgar Square
London, SW1Y 5BJ
Tel: 020 7258 6600
Office hours: 09.00-15.00
Web site: Consular and Passport Enquiries


Ambassade du Canada
35, avenue Montaigne
75008 Paris
Web site: Ambassade du Canada

For more information, contact:

Grasslands National Park of Canada,
Visitor Information, housing brochures, displays, cassettes and videos relating to the Park.
South Saskatchewan Field Unit, P.O. Box 150, Val Marie, Saskatchewan, Canada S0N 2T0.
Fax: 306-298-2042.

Prairie Wind & Silver Sage - Friends of Grasslands,
a volunteer organization dedicated to assisting Grasslands National Park in its effort to promote the ecological integrity of native prairie landscapes.
PO Box 83, Val Marie, Saskatchewan S0N 2T0.

Shurniak Art Gallery,
122-3rd Avenue West,
Box 1178, Assiniboia, Saskatchewan Canada S0H 0B0.
Tel: (306) 642-5292.
Fax: (306) 642-4541.

Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park - Saskatchewan,
Box 850, Maple Creek, SK Canada S0N 1N0.
Website: - Park Office (year round):
Tel: (306) 662-5411.
Fax (306) 662-5482.

Fort Walsh National Historic Site, Visitor Information,
P.O. Box 278, Maple Creek, Saskatchewan, Canada S0N 1N0.
Tel (Administration office): 306-662-2645.
Tel (Site office - May to October): 306-662-3590.
Fax: 306-662-2711.


The Convent Country Inn, Val Marie. A nine-room abode its rates are: $55.00 CDN (single), $75 CDN (double). E-mail: Its restaurant is said to be the best for 100 km (61 mi) in any direction, is located in this once abandoned convent that had been converted into a hotel. Robert and Mette Duncan, its owner, had come from Canada's Pacific province of British Columbia and bought and renovated it into a hotel/restaurant. The Crossing Resort, an ideal place to stay when visiting Grasslands National Park. Box 31, Val Marie, Saskatchewan, Canada S0N 2T0. Tel: (306) 298-2295. E-mail: Cost for a single room $55. To $70., depending on the length of stay.

Cypress is a great place for camping. There are six campgrounds, containing a total of 411 electrified and non-electrified sites, situated within a 2 km (1 mi) radius in the park's centre block. Also, in the heart of the park there is a gas station.


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