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Horseshoe Canyon is a region of badlands surrounded by prairie in the province of Alberta, Canada. It is located about 17 km west of Drumheller, Alberta, along Highway 9. The canyon gets its name from its horseshoe shape, defined by two coulees the flow into the Kneehill Creek, a tributary of the Red Deer River. The canyon's two arms are approximately 5 km long each, extending from Highway 9 to Kneehill Creek, at two former mining communities of Dunphy and Gatine. Wikipedia


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5.5-Hour Jasper Wildlife and Waterfalls Tour with Maligne Lake Cruise from Jasper

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Discover why the Maligne Valley is the highlight of any visit to Jasper National Park. On this breathtakingly scenic 5.5 hour tour, take in impressive waterfalls at Maligne Canyon before continuing up the valley to Medicine Lake. Along the way, watch for iconic Canadian wildlife, frequently spotted in this area. Arriving at the valley's jewel, Maligne Lake, you'll experience the wild beauty of this vast wilderness on a 90-minute scenic boat cruise to Spirit Island.

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Jasper Wildlife and Waterfalls Tour with Maligne Lake Hike

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Travel through the incredibly scenic Maligne Valley of Jasper National Park while searching for the abundant wildlife spotted frequently in the area. You’ll go on a short walk to see stunning waterfall vistas at Maligne Canyon and stop for photos at Medicine Lake before embarking on a guided nature walk along the lakeshore at Maligne Lake.

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Dinosaur World 1 Day: Drumheller-Badland-Hoodoo-Mine National Historic

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Alberta and its neighbors are known as the "Three Prairie Provinces". Along the provincial highway #2, the Queen Elizabeth Highway turns east. it will bring you a visual impact and harvest that is different from the national park. [Horseshoe Canyon] in the Canadian Badlands is an eye-popping sight. Stand on the edge of this huge u-shaped canyon and survey the beauty and mystery of the badlands. The maroon-striped canyon walls reveal the layers of time down to the Cretaceous period when dinosaurs roamed a lush sub-tropical habitat some 70 million years ago.For most, the next stop [Royal Tyrrell Museum] brings the rich fossils found throughout the badlands to life. If you see the world’s largest dinosaur, you’re in the right place. Other nearby highlights are found along the Hoodoo Trail (Highway 10).

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