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Dinosaur Provincial Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located about two hours' drive east of Calgary, amidst striking badland topography.

Dinosaur fossils

Known for being one of the greatest dinosaur fossil beds in the world, 39 dinosaur species, dating back more than 75 million years, have been discovered here and more than 500 specimens have been removed for exhibition in museums worldwide.

Fauna and flora

Dinosaur Provincial Park, CanadaThe park boasts a very complex ecosystem, including cottonwoods surrounded by prairies and some of the world’s most northerly cactus species. Jackrabbits, deer, pronghorn antelope, rattle and garter snakes are found in the park, while at dusk coyotes and nighthawks are commonly seen.

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Suggested itinerary featuring Dinosaur Provincial Park

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