Braving the Cold on Family Day

While the extreme cold kept a few participants with young children home, our Family Day Hike at the Ranch was a great time for those who bundled up and took part! The extreme cold temperatures and abundance of snow made for a perfect setting when Alan Sitter, our hike guide, described the bitter winter of 1883 that cost the lives of hundreds of cattle and changed the course of ranching in Southern Alberta. Dozens of deer were out too, digging in the snow to reach food sources – in particular, juniper, which deer eat for its calcium. All in all, it was an informative and fun hike.

Thank you to Alan and all who took part! Our next guided hike is scheduled to take place May 25th.

255001 Glenbow Road
Cochrane, Alberta T4C 0B7
Phone: 403-851-9053
Email: experienceglenbow@grpf.ca

Park Hours
The park is open for your enjoyment Sunrise to Sunset every day of the year.

Visitor Information Centre
Open 11:00 am to 3:00 pm* on weekends over the fall and winter pending volunteer availability.

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