I have an ambitious camping goal for the year. I think I have felt extra trapped this winter and want to be out in nature as much as possible or maybe it’s not having to go to work anymore that is drawing me to nature more. Whatever it is, I have a goal of six camping trips this summer.
We usually do 2-3. I want to double that this year. I have planned the locations and all of them are close to home, except for three dream trips I would love to do this summer but to be realistic may not happen. So hopefully we can get at least one dream trip done.
My 6 goal destinations are Elk Island x 2, Miquelon, Pigeon Lake, Wabamun or Pembina River, & Sylvan Lake. Elk Island is also my back-up destination. It’s really close and easy to book. We have been there numerous times and will use it as our test run for our first camping trip with T. So if we don’t make it to the other destinations, we will do another trip out to Elk Island. Depending on how the trips go this summer we may try for our usual Strathcona Wilderness Centre fall trip (Cause you get to see lots of moose up close and personal!!!!) but that trip is a micro hike in and there are no facilities, so if camping with T has been a breeze, we can take it to the next level!
You may have noticed I am focusing on Provincial and National Parks! We have so many great parks in Alberta that I want to discover and rediscover them 1 by 1!
Your probably saying what about the dream trips……. They are Slave Lake, Waterton, and Cultus Lake. Oh I guess I have 4, I’d like to go back to Waskesiu Lake and get cabins and hang out with the family in that province!!!!! Oh wait 5. I want to go visit my friends on the island and stay in an oTENTnik in Fort Rodd Hill!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I have so many wants this summer! Here’s hoping I can get through most of it!