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Hoodoos, Drumheller

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Head to the Alberta Badlands and check out Hoodoos. Hoodoos, or “fairy chimneys”, are sandstone spires that protrude from the ground, created by wind and water erosion. Observe the striking rock formations, which stand up to 6 m (20 ft) tall and feature a distinct pillar shape and mushroom-like caps that protect them from being completely eroded. According to local legend, the Hoodoos are petrified gods or giants, protecting the Badlands by throwing rocks at intruders. On the trail that takes you on a loop around the area, you can learn about the history and folklore of the Badlands, rest on a bench, and take advantage of great photo opportunities. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Hoodoos and many more Drumheller attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Drumheller trip planning app .
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  • We stopped at the hoodoos and took in the scenery. Great place for photo ops. Also, for the more adventurous, you can climb up the hillside and have a look down upon the hoodoos. It's a bit of challen...  more »
  • Looks can b deacieving ,over time with people climbing them they've gotten smaller over the year,but a neat thing to check off the bucket list  more »
  • The Hoodoo Trail is a lot smaller than I thought it would be. So that was probably the most disappointing part. It's a short walk around some interesting looking erosion. The walkway has a lot of meta...  more »
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