Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 25, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta
Much Offered Tourists In Provincial Parks By STEVE BAREHAltf Herald Staff Writer Southern Alberta has many provincial parks all well suited for tourist travellers and camp- ers. About 10 of these parks arc within easy driving distance of Itethbridge, available to those who wish to get away for a few days of swimming, picnicking, boating, hiking or just to enjoy Hie out-of-doors. Park Lake only a 15 min- ute drive from Lethbridge, fea- tures a beautiful tree area ad- jacent to a man made lake. In recent year's, the park has be- come increasingly popular as boating, swimming and water siding spot, supplying southern Albertans and tourists with quiet cool relaxation and still is easily within reach of Leth- bridge's night time activities. WooHord Provincial Park, though one of the smaller parks in the province, maintains a good stop off spot for tourists, located nine miles from Card- ston. Writing-On-Stone Provinc i a 1 Park some 26 miles east of Milk River, a mystic park noted for its Indian writings and paintings, also encompasses the land on which a North West Mounted Police Post was con- structed in 1S7C. The Milk River, named by the famed Lewis and Clark expedi- tion because of its creamy color, wanders through tile park and empties into tlie Missouri River system south into Montana. Taber Provincial tifully shaded with huge cotton- woods, provides an ideal area for picnicking, camping and a pleasant, visit. Only two miles north of Taber, the park enjoys visits from many of the prov- inces finer song birds. Willow Creek Provincial Park is off Highway 2, between Fort Macleod and Calgary, nine miles southwest of Stavely. Designed as a day-use centre, the park has picnic facilities and a playground. Many visitors take time out for a quick dip in the creek that borders the park. Beauvais Lake Provin c i a 3 Park, 15 miles southwest of Pincher Creek, is a lake and park area noted for its excel- lent cold water fishing and sce- nic qualities. Alpine flowers bloom throughout the park dur- ing summer months. Cypress Hills Provincial Park, the largest park in the provin- cial system, has 78 square miles of beauty in the midst of the Prairie wilderness. It is adja- cent to the Saskatchewan bor- der in southeastern Alberta. Kinbrook Provincial Park, on die eastern edge of Lake New- ell, 14 miles south of Brooks, is popular for summer recreation activities and many species of song birds and waterfowl may Travers reservoir, 13 miles nast of Champion, is noted pri- be seen, including large white marily for fishing, camping and pelicans. picnicking. The park is irrigates Little Bow Provincial Park on and beautifully landscaped. Welcome Visitors to Lethbridge When in the city--why not stop in at Downtown's finest eating place! and WESTERN Try Our Delicious Full Course Meals and Snacks, EXCELLENT SERVICES Phone 327-2844 for take-Out Orders ALEXANDRA RESTAURANT 328 Slfi STREET (NEXT DOOR TO ALEXANDRA HOTEL) PUT SAFETY ON THE ROAD This Vocation With UNIROYAt BAD SHOCKS BRAKES BALANCE ALIGNMENT ARE DANGEROUS! Se Don't Tab Chances Make your appointment for now with aur service department- all work guaranteed performed by experts! BRAKES SHOCKS WHEEL BALANCE ALIGNMENT Tires or Service You Can't Do Better Than KIRK'S! Call For An Appointment Tomorrows WANT THE FINEST TIRES? GET UNIROYAL TIGER PAWS WIDE BELTED TIRES The High Performance Tim with the Jazzy lied Stripe Handle sustained speeds of than 125 mph. Grip and hold on corner end Hraight-away. Have the over flood roads or bad Yet, they ride 8 limousine tire and much, much more. end Dual While Keversiblet. AT LOWEST PRICE EVER! AND HERE'S ANOTHER FINE TIRE UNIROYAL FASTRAK 78 SERIES BELTED TIRES As compared to the origind! Rain Tire offers; 45% more mileage 100% more road hazard resistance 17% better acceleration traction 10% better skid resistance 1" wider tread for better httndNng With Trade, each F78xl4, AS LOW AS 29.95 Biff. Convenient Terms Easily Arranged! The Tire Experts Your UNIROYAt Dealer TIRE SALES LTD. IETHBRIDGE-1621 3rd Ave. Phone TABER-6201 50th Phone 223-344 J KRNIE, B.C.-Phone BIST 0SAL TOK SVUY WHEEL"