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Box 150
Val Marie, SK  S0N 2T0
Grasslands National Park Location: SW Saskatchewan. Frenchman Valley Campground is located in the West Block, 1 hour S of Swift Current. Rock Creek Campground is located in the East Block, 2 hours S of Moose Jaw.
Cycling Trails
Drinking Water
Hiking Trails
Riding Horses
Limited Wheelchair Access
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Escape and enjoy fun experiences with family and friends... exciting trails, challenging geocaches, guided nature hikes or the kids Xplorers program! Check out the RV/tent camping and tipi accommodations at Frenchman Valley and Rock Creek Campgrounds. Connect with national treasures. See some of the rarest wildlife in Canada exploring the West Block's Frenchman River Valley. Catch a glimpse of a black-footed ferret, short-horned lizard, bison or spy on the comical Black-tailed Prairie dogs. Hike the breathtaking badlands of the East Block. Discover the astonishing dinosaur bones exposed in the eroding layers of earth. True western hospitality is awaiting your visit.

Four oTENTik units are available for rent at the Frenchman Valley Campground, and eight brand NEW oTENTiks are available for camping in the East Block this summer! Call the McGowan Visitor Centre at (306) 476-2018 to make your reservation today!

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Special events for 2017 include: Grasslander Classic 28-July 28 to 30-July, Badlands Blast 19-August in conjunction with Fossil Fever 16-August to 20-August, Beyond the Big Dipper Astronomy Event 22-July, Learn-to Camp 2-September to 3-September.

Open Year Round

Nearby Attractions

In Val Marie - Grasslands Gallery, Prairie Wind and Silver Sage Gallery/Museum. Near East Block - Wood Mountain Rodeo Ranch Museum, Cypress Hills Destination Area.

Rates & Hours of Operation

  • Debit card accepted
  • Major credit cards accepted
  • Self-registration
  • Reservations accepted
  • Range - Elec : $15.70
  • Range - N/Elec : $9.80
  • Rate details : $90 oTENTik. Fees special events, interpretive programs. Camping reservations: Frenchman Valley (West Block), or 1 877 737-3783; Rock Creek (East Block), (306) 476-2018.
  • Hours of operation : West Block: 1-May to 18-May, daily 9am - 4:30pm; 19-May to 4-Sep, daily 9am - 7pm; 5-Sep to 9-Oct, daily 9am - 4:30pm. East Block: 19-May to 4-Sep, daily 9am - 5pm; 5-Sep to 9-Oct, daily 9am - 4:30pm.

Capacity & Campsite Amenities

  • Picnic tables
  • Firepit
  • Non-electric sites
  • Electric sites
  • 30 amp service
  • 50 amp service
  • Tenting sites
  • Equestrian camping
  • Primitive sites
  • Number of electric only sites : 24

On-Site Amenities & Services

  • Limited wheelchair access
  • Barrier-free campsites
  • Pet-friendly
  • Firewood available
  • Drinking water
  • Picnic shelter
  • Tipi accommodation
  • Service in French

On-Site Recreation

  • Cycling trails
  • Horseback riding trails
  • Birding/Wildlife viewing
  • Nature trails (interpreted)
  • Hiking trails
  • Geocaching
  • Campground/RV park
  • Picnic area
  • Children's activities
  • Interpretive program
  • Museum

Certifications & Affiliations

  • Saskatchewan Birding Trail affiliate