Riding Mountain National Park in Early Fall – day 2, part 2

After relaxing in my room and on the deck, I headed back to the park and headed straight to the Bison enclosure.  I could see the Bison as I entered the gate, but suddenly slammed on my brakes to avoid hitting a Garter Snake right in front of me.  It is so easy to miss… Continue reading Riding Mountain National Park in Early Fall – day 2, part 2

Riding Mountain National Park in Early Fall – day 1, part 1

Every once in awhile I just have to get out of the city and spend some time in nature.  I planned a 3 night getaway in Riding Mountain National Park and on Monday, that is where I headed.   I decided to stay at a bed & breakfast on this trip, which is just south of… Continue reading Riding Mountain National Park in Early Fall – day 1, part 1

June Trip to Riding Mountain National Park – part 3

We finished yesterday’s entry as I was leaving the Boreal Trail in Riding Mountain National Park.  The walk had such a sweet ending when I met a gorgeous little Pine Marten.  The plan is to continue South and head for the Bison enclosure. I arrived at the Lake Audy Road without incident (or sightings), but… Continue reading June Trip to Riding Mountain National Park – part 3

A Trip to Riding Mountain National Park in the Winter

One day while reading the posts on the RMNP Facebook group, I noticed someone posting that she had a room in her house for rent.  Her home is located just outside the park and she has horses (both hers and horses that are being boarded).  I had recently received my lease renewal and was facing… Continue reading A Trip to Riding Mountain National Park in the Winter

Happy New Year

We are ending 2017 with the coldest temperatures that we have seen in many, many years and starting 2018 with the same very cold temperatures.  With the windchill (and luckily there isn’t much wind) we are around -40C and if you have temperatures in Fahrenheit it is still -40F. For a couple of days in… Continue reading Happy New Year

Back to RMNP – Heading Home

Well – the forecast was right and I found that the cars were covered in snow in the morning.  After brushing it off and warming the car up a bit, I decided to go to McDonalds for breakfast and wait for the sun to make things a bit brighter for travel.  The snow was still… Continue reading Back to RMNP – Heading Home

Back to RMNP – Day 2

After a good night’s sleep, Debbie and I were up early, grabbed breakfast at Timmies and headed into the park for the sunrise at Grayling Lake.  I have taken some great sunrise pictures there in the past.  Today we left Debbie’s car in Dauphin and just went in mine for the day. We hadn’t reached… Continue reading Back to RMNP – Day 2