Cities & Towns
Medicine Hat (pop. 57,000) has plenty of available accommodation, and offers numerous activities and sites. It is just a 45-minute drive from Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park - Alberta. For further information visit Tourism Medicine Hat.
Lethbridge (pop. 75,000) is a great place to stay for the night, especially if you're journeying to/from Writing on Stone Provincial Park,. For more information about local accommodation, visit Chinook Country website and follow the links for accommodation.
Maple Creek (pop. 2,600) is only 25 minutes from Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park - Saskatchewan. If you plan to stop in Maple Creek on your way to or from the park, take a look at the Maple Creek Business Directory found on their website.
Swift Current (pop. 16,000) is in southwestern Saskatchewan, approximately 140 kms east of Maple Creek. Information about accommodation and other services and activities in the area can be found on the Tourism Swift Current website.
Havre (pop. 10,000) is located approximately 150km southeast of Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park - Alberta but is accessible from both sides of the park via Highway 41 South from Elkwater townsite or Highway 21 South from Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park - Saskatchewan. If you're looking for accommodation, visit Havre Montana Travel Information.
Approximate Driving Times:
To Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park – Alberta from:
- Medicine Hat, AB - about 40-45 minutes
- Maple Creek, SK - about 1.5 hours
- Montana - 50 minutes
To Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park – Saskatchewan from:
- Medicine Hat, AB - 1 hour, 15 minutes
- Swift Current, SK - 1.5 hours
- Montana - 1 hour, 5 minutes
To Fort Walsh & Cypress Hills Massacre National Historic Sites from:
- Maple Creek, SK - 45 minutes
- Elkwater, AB - 1 hour