Travel 200 kilometres south of Regina and you will find yourself in the setting of an old Western movie. The Big Muddy Badlands are a desolate desert area of Saskatchewan, an area sculpted by an ancient glacial melt. The flood plain is 3km wide and 60km long.
In the past the area was home to horse thieves and bandits because of its isolation and proximity to the United States border.
This is a fantastic area to explore and take in some unique views of the province.
Castle Butte is 60m high and made of sandstone. The view from the top of this ancient rock is second to none. New geocaches are being planned in the area of the Red Coat Trail (hwy 13), and this area will be included.
Plan on checking out these existing caches:
For more information on the area, check out: