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We got all excited about spotting a herd of bison within 10 minutes of entering the park when we took the bison loop drive, but had no idea we would actually have to stop and wait for another herd to cross the main road a...More
We visited mid September, on a cold and a little rainy Monday. We almost had the entire park to ourselves, only a few other cars were there.
We entered via the West Gate and shortly after we saw a huge bison bull, close to Lake...More
We passed through this park for the first time in probably twenty years. We were scouting out camping sites which would be very good for tenting or smaller trailer units. Only one or two for larger vehicles (except in a special area which had sites...More
Camping at Elk Island National Park in the fall has to be one of my favourite trips. The scenery is beautiful and the campground is well-maintained. Although the sites are unserviced, there are very clean washrooms (flush toilets, showers), dishwashing stations, fresh water stations, and...More
There are so many wonderful trails for hiking, and viewing nature. Lots of trails for different levels. There is plenty of spots to sit and observe the wildlife and scenery. There are picnics pots and BBQ pits with wood provided throughout park. There was also...More
We visited mid day and were pleased with the number of bison that were out and about ready to
be photographed. The park has a number of great pull out areas as well as side roads. We also parked near the lake and picnic area....More
Took the family for a nice walk at the park on Sunday. We chose the 12.2 km walk which was a little long for our old dog but we all made it. The paths are mostly grass but be aware they are trails so you...More
The park is super clean and neat. We have spotted a large number of Bisons , the nature is spectacular , excellent hiking trails for a day visit. Perfect place for canoeing and kayaking. Would expect to have a place to rent bikes as well...More
Yes you can. Bear in mind that if you are just planning to drive through the park from,say, Highway 16 to Lamont and not planning to stop in the park itself you will still need to purchase a park pass of some form. I am sure... More
Yes you can. Bear in mind that if you are just planning to drive through the park from,say, Highway 16 to Lamont and not planning to stop in the park itself you will still need to purchase a park pass of some form. I am sure this rule is still in effect as it was when I went this route a few years back.