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WEST BLOCK is closed to the public

Effective immediately Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park WEST BLOCK is closed to the public. The closure includes; Battle Creek Road to Alberta, all activities including camping, horseback riding, hiking, hunting etc…

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total fire ban

“Effective immediately ALL OPEN AIR FIRES are prohibited in the Centre Block, West Block and Cypress Lake Recreation Site.

Propane BBQs, propane fire pits & cooking with charcoal briquettes are permitted.

Please call 306-662-5411 should you have any questions.”

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New Artist-in-Residence Tania Nault is here!

New Artist-in-Residence Tania Nault is here!

Engraver-turned-painter Tania Nault is here in the park, and will be offering workshops on the weekends of July 1st and 2nd, and July 8th and 9th.  Come out to the Artist's Cabin to meet Tania, see some of her work, and learn more about her process!


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Artist Retreat

retreat posterJohnson Cultural Centre 

A Space for Ideas to Grow

Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park

Saskatchewan, Canada

The Johnson Cultural Centre – Artists’ Retreat offers a place to unwind in an idyllic setting where artists can pursue their work, cultivate their creativity in direct contact with nature in a restful and beautiful setting. The Cypress Hills have been the focus for many photographers, painters and sketch artists over the years. The tranquility and unspoiled rugged landscape fosters creativity and enthusiasm.

The Johnson Cultural Centre – Artists’ Retreat is open May 1 to Oct 31.

Contact 1 (306) 662-5411

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Cypress Hills West Block closed for winter

West Block Wilderness Area

The Cypress Hills West Block Wilderness Area on the Saskatchewan side of the interprovincial park is closed between December 20th and May 1st of each year. The main road including Battle Creek Road is not open at this time.

See you in the spring!

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