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SW 07 Township 21 Range 11 West 4 Meridian, 18 km from Patricia
County of Newell, Alberta, Canada
T0J 2K0
Phone: 403-378-4342 ext 235
Fax: 403-378-4247
Toll Free: 403-310-0000
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Great Badlands Hike


Adult $29.00 Youth $19.00
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Challenge yourself with a half-day trek into some of the most beautiful and rugged parts of the fossil-rich badlands. Ages 10 and up. Difficult hike: please read "Difficulty Section" below. (No pets allowed on interpretive tour programs, in the park buses or in the Park Visitor Centre please.)

Price: Adult $29, Youth $19 (ages 10 - 17 yrs)

Length of program: 4 hours

Ages: Ages 10 years and up. For safety reasons infants and toddlers are not allowed on this hike. Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.

Difficulty: Difficult - 6 km distance: This hike takes place over very uneven terrain requiring great balance and the ability to go up and down steep slopes. Also note: High exposure to sun as there is no shade available during the hike.

Capacity: 19 people/hike

Wheelchair accessible: No

Especially designed for the adventurous, the Great Badlands Hike is a half-day trek into some of the most beautiful and rugged parts of the Park. As you are guided over steep slopes and through coulees you will learn how fossil hunters tackle "les mauvaises terres à traverser" in their search for dinosaur bones, and how modern plants and animals have adapted to survive in this challenging environment.

Be prepared for this hike: for your safety and comfort please bring water, sunscreen, hat and insect repellent. Note footwear restriction on all hikes: participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear; NO sandals or flip-flops allowed! Also note age restrictions for this hike.

Alternate Program: In the event of rain, wet conditions, unsafe road conditions, or other conditions that threaten the safety and comfort of participants, programs may be cancelled or replaced with alternate programs at the regular ticket price. Content of program is the same or similar. Refunds are available if visitors choose not to participate in the alternate program.

Cancellation Policy: Participants may cancel up to 48 hours before the event and receive a refund of their program fee, however the $5 booking fee is non-refundable. Events cancelled by the participant with less than 48 hours notice will not be refunded. Program cancellations may only be done by calling (403) 378-4344.

Expires: 9/1/2015

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