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Box 850
Maple Creek, SK  S0N 1N0
Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park Location: 27 km S of Maple Creek on Hwy 21, in the Centre Block of Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park.
Food Service / Restaurant
Limited Wheelchair Access
Meeting Rooms
Modern Washrooms
Officially designated a Dark Sky Preserve in 2004, Cypress Hills receives visitors from around the world who are amazed at the array of stars, planets and satellites that are so pronounced in the intensely black night sky. Host site of the Annual Saskatchewan Summer Star Party. Dark Sky Observatory and Dark Sky Campground.

Open May long weekend to Labour Day.

Nearby Attractions

Accommodations and camping at Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park. Fort Walsh National Historic Site, Grotto Gardens, town of Maple Creek, T.rex Discovery Centre (Eastend),.

Rates & Hours of Operation

  • Rate details : Park entry fees apply. Admission to observatory by donation.
  • Hours of operation : Schedule available at park office. Public programs and special astronomy events during Jul and Aug.

On-Site Amenities & Services

  • Limited wheelchair access
  • Tourist information
  • Automated banking machine
  • Public internet access (Wi-Fi)
  • Meeting rooms
  • Gift shop
  • Food service
  • Picnic area
  • Modern washroom
  • Pit toilet
  • Children's activities

Recreational Features

  • Go-karts
  • Mini golf
  • Ziplining
  • Climbing wall
  • Geocaching

Tour Information

  • Self-guided tour
  • Trail brochure/Map
  • Guided tour
  • Step-on guide service
  • Tours upon request

Attraction Features

  • Birding/Wildlife viewing
  • Natural History/Natural Sciences
  • Visitor Reception Centre
  • Unique natural feature

Group Tour Information

  • Group tour services
  • Student group services
  • Group rates
  • Advance Notice Requirements / Additional Group Tour Information : Group and student rates available.

Certifications & Affiliations

  • Museums Association of Saskatchewan member