Finally – Back to Riding Mountain National Park

Spring was so slow to arrive this year and there are spots where snow still exists (just days before June). I’ve been wanting to get to RMNP for ages. Last year I was there in April, but this year the roads have been under water or washed out in many places. The park had even… Continue reading Finally – Back to Riding Mountain National Park

Last Stop of the Day – Kildonan Park

Something that I love to do is walk. I walk because I enjoy it and also because it is a healthy way to exercise. On my way back home, I was driving right past Kildonan Park, so I thought another walk would be nice. I started at the Duck Pond/Witches Hut and headed out for… Continue reading Last Stop of the Day – Kildonan Park

Walking Around the Lakes

I continued my walk from yesterday and once I arrived back on the beach side, I could see more birds and a little closer from the far side. I wasn’t sure what the first bird was until I saw the 2nd one. The male is obviously a Hooded Merganser, so I checked and found out… Continue reading Walking Around the Lakes

The Lakes & Beaches at Birds Hill Provincial Park

Last year, I set out on this walk in February and I got myself lost. The trails were buried in snow and it was my first time walking this trail. After quite a bit of time (no idea of actual time), I ran into some people, who steered me in the right direction. This walk… Continue reading The Lakes & Beaches at Birds Hill Provincial Park

A Springtime Stroll at Fort Whyte Alive

Right after Teddy, Macy and I had our morning walk, I decided to drive over to Fort Whyte Alive to have another walk. There is still a lot of snow and ice covering much of the trails and the lakes, but walking is ok. Every trail did have some gravel or sand showing and it… Continue reading A Springtime Stroll at Fort Whyte Alive

Oak Hammock Marsh in the Snow

It has been several months since I’ve been to Oak Hammock Marsh. Yesterday I received an e-mail from them asking if I wished to renew my membership. The membership had expired a couple of years ago as during the pandemic the building had been closed. No membership is needed to walk the trails around the… Continue reading Oak Hammock Marsh in the Snow

A Fort Whyte Alive Morning Walk

We’ve been having some pretty chilly days lately with temperatures close to -30C and with wind chill values well into the -30’s. This morning it was a balmy -24C with the wind chills still in the -20’s, very little wind and bright sunny skies. So, I headed over to Fort Whyte Alive for a walk.… Continue reading A Fort Whyte Alive Morning Walk

Return to Bunn’s Creek

I haven’t been to Bunn’s Creek for over 2 months by the looks of things, so yesterday morning when I saw a break in the cold weather, I decided to head over there for a walk. I was actually amazed when I saw the temperature – it was a very mild -8C and there was… Continue reading Return to Bunn’s Creek

A Sunny Cold Morning Walk at Fort Whyte Alive

It has been about a month and a half since I’ve been to Fort Whyte Alive. Although it was a chilly morning with a temperature of -28C and a windchill in the -30’s I decided it was time to head over there. I didn’t stay long though. I only walked the smaller side where the… Continue reading A Sunny Cold Morning Walk at Fort Whyte Alive

Day 2 – part 4 at RMNP

Now it was time to head back north towards and then past Moon Lake. Around this time the critters often start to move. I had to stop in at Moon Lake to see if any water had opened up there yet and since I have seen both Bears and Moose in and around the parking… Continue reading Day 2 – part 4 at RMNP