Top Places to Visit in Saskatchewan

Explore Saskatchewan! Here is a list of great places to explore in this prairie province!

1. Lac La Ronge Provincial Park

Set just inside the rugged Canadian Shield Lac La Ronge Provincial Park in the heart of the storied Churchill River system voyageurs once transported furs to Hudson’s Bay. The park’s major attraction are the various canoe routes (more than 30 documented ones) in the park; many of which follow old fur trade routes along which you can see old pictograghs. Angling, swimming, fishing, hiking, mountain biking are other pursuits enjoyed by visitors. While at Lac Ronge, be sure to visit the Holy Trinity Anglican Church- oldest remaining building in Saskatchewan and Nistowiak Falls, one of Sasktchewan’s largest waterfall. Details

When: Year-round


2.5 h north of Prince Albert

In summertime, the park is accessible only by boat.

Holy Trinity Anglican Church is located on the opposite shoreline of the Churchill River

How much: Provincial Park fees

2. Athabasca Sand Dunes Provincial Park

For those of you who think Saskatchewan is all flat, bald, boring prairie, you would be surprised by the forested wilderness of central Saskatchewan, and you would be stunned by the Dunes of the north. Stretching along 100 kilometres of the south shore of Lake Athabasca, the Athabasca Sand Dunes are the largest active sand surface in North America and are the world’s most northerly major sand dunes. The sand dunes also support a most unique ecosystem and rare plant life. Details


For information on how to visit the dunes, contact the conservation offices in Stony Rapids or Uranium City, or phone (306) 439-2062.

Note: Independent visitors must be fully equipped for self-contained wilderness travel and be aware of the potential hazards as well as their responsibilities in protecting this fragile environment. This area is recommended for experienced wilderness users only.

Access is by float plane only across Lake Athabasca.

3. Clearwater River Provincial Park

A wilderness park for the adventurous offering some of the most spectacular scenery in Canada and encompasses the Clearwater River. The river features swift flowing white-water rapids, majestic canyons carved out of the pre-Cambrian shield, and more leisurely oxbows flowing through spruce forest. Clearwater river was designated a Canadian Heritage River in 1986 for its cultural and historic significance. Come and explore the land in the same way that voyageurs did 200 years ago as they sought for a water route across Canada. The river offers challenging canoe route with rapids ranging from Class II to Class IV+ and a waterfall. Details


The Clearwater River is located in the northwest part of Saskatchewan, approximately 700 km north of the city of Saskatoon.

Contact Conservation offices in Buffalo Narrows (306-235-1740) or La Loche (306-822-1700) for details on how to access the river or portage.

How much: Provincial Park fees

4. Meadow Lake Provincial Park

the wild skies of Greig Lake never disappoint 🌅 #meadowlakeprovincialpark

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Lush boreal forest, laced with sparkling clean lakes and the winding Waterhen River make this natural environment park a vacation dream. The park has some of the best beaches in Saskatchewan, where people can swim, paddle/boat or engage in water activities like windsurfing. Go on trails, angle for abundant northern pike and walleye, enjoy a sport of tennis or a challenging game of 18-hole mini-golf, go horse riding. Hike along the many trails that range from easy to moderate. Watch out for the 130 bird species including red-tail hawks, golden eagles, blue herons, yellow-bellied sapsuckers, white-tailed deer, fox, otter, coyote, lynx, elk and bear. In winter, enjoy the many groomed snowmobile and cross country ski trails. Details

When: Year-round


Meadow Lake Provincial Park is situated 4 kilometers north of Dorintosh off Highway #4

How much: Provincial Park fees.

5. Steele Narrows and Fort Pitt

#steelenarrows #exploresask #taylorfamilyvacay2014 #canadianhistoricsite #explorehistory #vacay #saskparks

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Designated as a provincial park in 1986, Steele Narrows is a historically important site. Steele Narrows was the site of the last battle in the North West Rebellion of 1885 between the Cree under Big Bear and Canadian Scouts led by Sam Steele. Fort Pitt is the site of an early Hudson’s Bay Company fur trading post. Come here to enjoy a peaceful day of fishing or go boating. Details


Steele Narrows is located 15 km from the Village of Loon Lake.

How much: Provincial Park fees

6. Narrow Hills Provincial Park

A natural environment park, Narrow Hills Provincial Park is a perfect wilderness getaway. Here, you can see Gem Lakes, a cluster of deep, sand bottom lakes reflecting colours of emerald, jade and aqua blue. Go along the hiking trail enjoying the beauty of the surroundings. Go along the Narrow Hills Scenic Drive to the old Ranger  Station. The park has over 25 water bodies that are abundant in walleye, perch, trout, and northern pike. You can enjoy canoeing or kayaking or other water based activities or just relax on the beach. In winter enjoy snowmobiling. Details

When: Year-round


70 km north of Smeaton

Phone: (306) 426-2622
Email: [email protected]

How much: Provincial Park fees

7. Chitek Lake Recreation Site

A scenic area that  offers many opportunities for fishing, swimming, boating, camping and wildlife viewing. The Chitek lake is renowned for its walleye. Visitor’s to the site has access to over 15 fishing lakes. In winter enjoy skiing, ice-fishing, snowmobiling. Details

When: Year-round


Chitek Lake, SK 

Phone:  (306) 984-2343 or (306) 236-7557
Email:  [email protected]

How much: Provincial Park fees

8. Great Blue Heron – Anglin Lake

#Saskatchewan #Canada #ExploreSask #AnglinLakeProvincialPark #Wildlife #Geese #AdventureJunkies306

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Experience the tranquility of Anglin Lake. Hike, camp, canoe or picnic under the aspen and spruce forest, explore the lake. There is a high nesting loon population at the park. In winter try dog sledding, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing. Details

When: Year-round


Christopher Lake, SK S0J 0N0

Phone: (306) 982-6250
Email:  [email protected]

How much: Provincial Park fees

9. Maurice G Street Wildlife Sanctuary

Lined with trails carved from thick natural stands of untamed Boreal Forest, the Maurice Street Wildlife Sanctuary beckons bird, wildlife, nature lovers and hikers alike. The sanctuary features
ancient flood-plain terrain as well as high ground overlooking the Saskatchewan River. Crowned a preserved sanctuary in 1968 by the Saskatchewan Natural History Society, the sanctuary is home to everything from black bears and cougars to raccoons and woodpeckers. Tamarack, Balsam, Fir, White Spruce, Balsam Poplar and Aspen poplar line the hiking trails of this beautiful Wildlife Sanctuary. Details


Nipawin, SK

17 km northeast of Nipawin, the Sasnctuary covers the portion of section 1-52-14-W2 that lies east of the Saskatchewan River, plus the south half of section 12-52-14-W2 south of the Saskatchewan River.

To get there, drive 6 km east on Highway 55 from the RCMP-KFC corner in Nipawin. Turn north onto a well-maintained road
(which becomes a trail) and proceed for about 11 km. At the “T” junction, turn east (right) and then follow the trail as it turns north (left) to reach the large entrance sign to the sanctuary.

10. Nipawin Living Forestry Museum

Be taken back in time! From a trappers cabin to an antique church, there is so much to see on the grounds and in the historic buildings of the Nipawin Living Forestry Museum. You can see vintage farming equipments including tractors, water well drill and other equipments. See live harvesting demonstrations on each Canada Day as well as the antique sawmill. Details


May 5 – June 15 | Monday – Friday | 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM

June 15 – August 31 | Daily | 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM


Nipawin, SK

Phone: (306) 862-9299

How much: Adults: $4.00; Children under 12: Free


11. Blue Mountain Adventure Park

Can't beat this! #saskatchewan #zipline #bluemountainadventure #sisters

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A year-round recreational facitlity offering opportunities for various outdoor activities. Activities range from hiking, mountain biking, zip lining, cross-country skiing, canoeing, paintball, wall climbing, toboganning, challenge courses, snow showing, ice skating, wagon rides, horse drawn sleigh rides and more. There are also more than 36 km of trails for wildlife viewing and bird watching. Whether you come for a day or camp out, this place is a great location to have fun outdoors. Details

When: Year-round

Summer adventures: May – August | Daily | 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM

September – October: Monday – Friday | 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM; Saturday | 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM; Sunday | 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Winter adventures: Monday – Saturday | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM; Sunday | 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM


RR#1, North Battleford S9A 2X3

1 1/2 hours west from Saskatoon via Highway #16 and Grid # 687 north at the town of Denholm (which eventually turns into Highway # 378).

Phone: 306-445-4941

Email: [email protected]

How much: Side by Side Trail Ride: $50/ride, 30 min ride

Zip Line Tours: $69/adult, includes 5 zip line rides, add $10/person for a side by side ride to each zip; $59/youth (12 years old and under) includes 5 zip line rides, add $10/person for a side by side ride to each zip; Under 5 years of age is free but must ride with an adult

Single Zip Line Rides: $20 – $40 per person

Canoeing / Kayaking / Paddle board / paddle boat rentals: $20/hr/each

Winter Adventure Pass: Day Pass $10/person or $35/family of 4; Additional member $5
Seasonal Pass: $60/person or $100/family of 4; Additional member $10

All activities must be booked in advance

12. Lloydminster Cultural & Science Centre

The Lloydminster Cultural and Science Centre reflect the breadth of human experience through art, culture, and science displays. The permanent exhibits features the Imhoff Art Collection, Fuchs Wildlife Gallery (largest collection of taxidermy created by one man in North America) and OTS Heavy Oil Science Centre. Details



Tuesday – Saturday | 9:00 AM – 4: 30 PM
Thursday | 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Where: Highway 16 East & 45th Avenue

4420 50th Avenue
Lloydminster, SK S9V 0Z9
Phone: (780) 874-3720

13. Fort Battleford National Historic Site

#settingsun #fortbattleford #parkscanada

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With your family and friends, uncover the central but little-known role of Fort Battleford in the Conflict of 1885. Discover the stories of the North-West Mounted Police (NWMP), First Nations people, settlers and Métis people in these difficult times. Learn of the arrival of the Canadian Militia and understand the confusion and fear that was prevalent in the spring of 1885. Explore five original NWMP buildings and discover the role the Mounties played in the early years of settlement. The Fort also conducts special events. Details


May 23 – June 30 | Monday – Friday | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

July 1 – September 5 | Daily | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM


13 Street East, North Battleford, SK S9A0A1

Phone: 306-937-2621

Fort Battleford National Historic Site is located 153 km ( 1½ hours) northwest of Saskatoon in the town of Battleford, 4.8 km southeast of North Battleford.

How much: Free entry in 2017 in celebration of 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation

14. Western Development Museum – Battleford

WDM tells the story of farm and rural life in North Battleford. Be inspired by the ingenuity and resilience of Saskatchewan people as you explore the North Battleford WDM. Visit the heritage Village with over 30 homes and businesses representing the boom years of the 1920s – and a farmstead. Details


January – March | Tuesday – Sunday | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Closed Mondays

April – December | daily | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Museum Closed: Statutory Holidays from October 1 – April 30

Museum Closed at 3:00 pm on: Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve

Outdoor Village: Closed October 14 – April 30


Highways 16 & 40, North Battleford, SK

Phone: 306-445-8033

Email: [email protected]

How much: Adults: $10.00; Senior (65+) $9.00; Student (with ID): $7.00; Chidlren (6-12): $4.00; Pre-school Children (5 and under): Free; Family: $25

15. Battlefords Provincial Park

#thebattlefordsprovincialpark #sunset #love

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The Battlefords Provincial Park is your destination for a camping experience with a difference. Immerse yourself in nature, enjoying the slow pace of a day at the beach or on the water. Play a round of golf, hike a trail or take in a planned activity. The Battlefords Park hugs the shores of Jackfish Lake, a shallow water body that sits amid gently rolling plains created 10,000 years ago by retreating glaciers. From swimming to fishing to boating, visitors can enjoy a lot of water recreational activities. Details

When: Seasonal


Cochin SK S0M 0L0

Phone: (306) 386-2212
Email: [email protected]

How much: Provincial Park fees

16. Saskatchewan Baseball Hall of Fame

Oh the random things you find on vacation.

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The museum contains has an outstanding display of memorabilia including uniforms, photographs, baseball bats, baseballs, equipment, trophies and more, including the “David W. Shury Memorial Library”. The first recorded baseball game played in the North West Territories was played at Battleford on May 31, 1897. Details


Year-round | Monday – Friday | 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Closed weekends and holidays.


292-22nd Street West, Battleford

How much:

Membership: Regular – $25.00 [January 1 to December 31]; Life – $200.00

17. Redberry Lake Biosphere Reserve

Especially in spring through fall, the area within the Redberry Lake Biosphere Reserve and around the lake (the buffer zone of the Biosphere Reserve) is buzzing. Hikers, nature and bird lovers come here to relax and to savor the region’s beauty. There is rolling prairie with small patches of natural mixed grass, open landscapes with amazing skies and sunsets, and a vast variety of birds and wildlife. Go paddling or pick berries. In winter, enjoy peaceful silence while skiing or snowshoeing. Within the Biosphere Reserve is the Redberry Lake Regional Park where visitors can camp out, swim, build sand castles, play a game of mini-golf, enjoy fishing or boating at the lake. Details


Hafford, SK S0J 1A0
Phone: (306) 549-2360
Email: [email protected]

Note: Stay off all islands in the lake between April 15 and September 15 – it is a Wildlife Refuge where colonial birds need privacy to breed.
Redberry Lake Regional Park is located 13 kilometers east of Hafford on Hwy #40 (GPS: N52-42.706 W107-13.009).

18. Addison Sod House National Historic Site of Canada

An eloquent reminder of a bygone era, Addison sod house is a modest farmhouse surrounded by a garden and shelterbelt plantings. Built in a pyramidal shape in the 1909-11 by carpenter Jim Addison, this is a rare surviving example of the sod type of construction used extensively in the tall-grass regions of the Canadian West. Details

When: Year-round.

open for guided tours by prior arrangement


Kindersley, SK
16 km N of Kindersley on Hwy 21 and 10.4 km E.

Phone: (306) 463-3364

How much:

Admission by donation

19. Candle Lake Provincial Park

#sunsets #lakelife #beach #saskatchewan #camping

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Minowukaw, Waskateena and Sandy Bay at the Candle Lake Provincial Park are rated among the top inland beaches in Canada. Relax, recharge and rejuvenate your spirit at Candle Lake Provincial Park. Enjoy swimming, fishing, boating, snowmobiling or cross country skiing. Details




Candle Lake, SK  S0J 3E0

Phone: (306) 929-8400
Email:  [email protected]

How much:

Provincial Park fees

20. Makwa Lake Provincial Park

09.10.16 • walking in a winter wonderland… . . #lekkerhikes #makwalake #exploresask #makwalakeprovincialpark #latergram

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The Makwa Lake Provincial Park takes its name from the Cree word for loon. And truly, one can see lots of these creatures on the five lakes adjoining this park. The park has a number of sandy beaches and campgrounds. A popular attraction at the park is the lush, nine-hole, grass-green golf course and driving range. Canoeing or boating, horseback riding or wagon riding, fishing, waterskiing are other activities that can be enjoyed here. Watch out for fox, coyote, moose, osprey and bear along the Mewasin hiking trail. This hike will lead you through the Poplar and Jack Pine stands, Marsh habitats, a beautiful glacier sculpted landscape and to the remains of a trapper cabin. Details

When: Year-round


Makwa Lake Provincial Park is located 5 km west of Loon Lake and half an hour south of Meadow Lake Provincial Park

How much: Provincial Park fees

21. Fort Carlton Provincial Park

Take a stroll to the North Saskatchewan River, enjoy a picnic, trek along the Carlton Trail, camp overnight. Enjoy activities at the Visitor Center. See the reconstructed fur-trading and provision store, touch the buffalo hides, beaver pelts, guns. Go on a guided tour to the tepee encampment and the buildings. Details


May long weekend – June last week | Monday – Friday | 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
July – Labour Day | Thursday – Monday | 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
The campground and picnic area are open every day from May long weekend to September.


Located 27 km west of Duck Lake on Highway 212.

Phone: (306) 467-5205

How much:

Adult $4.00; Youth$1.00; Family $9.00; Child (5 and under) Free

22. Greenwater Lake Provincial Park

The 20,720 hectares of Greenwater Lake Provincial Park is a year-round vacation spot perfect for families and adventure seekers. The main area is the lake,it has a blissful beach that invites everyone to blend in the fun during summer. Kayaking and paddling are also available. There are several trails allowing hikers to hike, that one can see lots of wildlife of the forest of Saskatchewan. Camping is also another great thing to do if you're looking for an overnight in the park. Avoid resorts and lodges and set your tent in its providing campgrounds. Nearby,the Greenhills Golf Course attracts golf lovers to come and kick off their shots in the challenging grounds. The Steiestol Lake is also another sight not to be missed,just a short ride from the park,it is a water body of rainbow trout and many more fishes to hook. 🇨🇦 #saskatchewan #greenwaterlakeprovincialpark #canada #travel #travelgram

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Relax on a beach under the summer sun; photograph a rare patch of fescue prairie; glide on skis through a wintry white forest; or trek beside a marigold-gilded creek.  Greenwater Lake ProvincialPark is one of Saskatchewan‘s favourite four-season getaways.  The park was named after the reflected colour of the trembling aspen and white spruce on its shoreline. Details




Porcupine Plain,  SK S0E 1H0

Phone: (306) 278-3515 (Visitor Reception Centre)
Email: [email protected]

How much:

Provincial Park fees

23. Doukhobor Dugout House

Doukhobor Dugout House #doukhobors #doukhoborcaves #doukhobordugouthouse #earlysettlers

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Doukhobor Dugout House, a Nationa lHistoric Site, tells the story of the grit and tenacity of ancient Russian Doukhobors who settled in the Blaine Lake area of Saskatchewan. To survive, the dug into the North Saskatchewan River ravine to built dugout houses. Visitors can go for guided tour of the site, where you will be greeted by persons in period costume. Hear acappella Doukhobor songs of the past, learn about their religious beliefs and traditions, watch the re-enactment of clothes being washed at the spring. See wool carting to make blankets and experience first-hand the pulling of the Doukhobor plow to plant crops and gardens and more. Details


Tours: July | Saturday | 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM & 3:00 PM


Doukhobor Dugout House is located on a scenic bend of the North Saskatchewan River, eight kilometers south-east of the town of Blaine Lake. It is a one-hour drive north of the city of Saskatoon.

From Saskatoon, take Highway 12 toward Blaine Lake, crossing the North Saskatchewan River at Petrofka Bridge. Continue on the highway for 15 km and watch for a sign on the right pointing to Doukhobor Caves. Turn right (east) on the grid road and follow it for 10 km.

How much: $10 per person general admission.
Free admission for those age 12 years and under

Doukhobor bread with jam, and coffee may be purchased. Please order bread ahead of time when arrangements for the tour are being made.

Doukhobor bread baked in a clay oven is available for take-home at $6 a loaf. Bread must be ordered and paid in advance, to ensure we will have enough on hand for your group. Minimum order is 10 loafs.

24. Wanuskein Heritage Park

Above the Opimihaw Creek is a part of history that is slowly being uncovered. Be a part of this journey and learn about Saskatchewan’s indigenous people. Tour the visitor center and participate in various programs including Bison Hunt, Traditional Games, Tipi Rising and more. Walk the various trails or participate in guided walks. Spend the night in a traditional Tipi in the Opimihaw Valley. Listen to the stories of First Nations people who lived before and learn the history of the prairies. Wanuskein’s archaeological finds are one of the finest Pre-Contact Occupation of the Great Plains of North America. Keep checking the website to see when the archaeological dig site will be open. Details


Monday – Friday | 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM; Saturday | 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Closed from December 17, 2016 – January 2, 2017


RR #4 Penner Road, Saskatoon

Located just 15 minutes from the Saskatoon International Airport, and 15 minutes from downtown Saskatoon.

Phone: (306) 931-6767

How much:

Adult: $8.50; Senior: $7.50; Student: $6.50; Children: $4.00; Family $25; Under 5: Free.

Tipi Sleepover: 15 Participant minimum. $39.00/person, $25.00/chaperone. If your group is smaller than 15 then there is a minimum charge of $577.50.

25. Western Development Museum – Saskatoon

Learn about human history of Saskatchewan! Boom Town. See the police station, newspaper office, a dentist’s office in 1910s. Meet the Worthys family – a Saskatchewan farm family in Winning the Prairie Gamble. Also learn about Nellie McClung and Violet McNaughton – two women who were influential in the suffrage movement. You can also find collections of vintage automobiles and farm equipment. The upper level of the Museum houses the Saskatchewan Agricultural Hall of Fame and displays the portraits and biographies of the inductees. Details


Closed on New Year’s Day, Family Day, Good Friday, Thanksgiving, Remembrance Day, November 20, Christmas Day, and Boxing Day

January – March: Closed on Mondays. Tuesday-Sunday | Daily 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

April – December: Daily | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Museum Closed at 3:00 PM on: November 19, Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve


2610 Lorne Avenue, Saskatoon.

Phone: 306-931-1910

How much:

Adult $10.00; Senior (Age 65 +) $9.00; Student (any age with valid student card) $7.00; Children (age 6-12 years) $4.00;

Preschool Children(age 5 years and younger) Free;

Family (parents or guardians & dependant children under 18 years) $25.00

26. Meewasin Valley

Chief Whitecap and John Lake. #yxe #founders #meewasinvalley

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Learn about the cultural heritage along the Meewasin valley. Visit the Interpretive Centre and take part in nature activities and nature inspired art and craft program. Tour the art gallery, take part in walking tours, and see the hands-on exhibits at the Center. Go on a canoe tour and learn about South Saskatchewan River. Details


Monday – Friday | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

May – August | Weekends & Holidays | 10:30 AM – 5:00 PM

September – April | Weekends & Holidays | 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM


Located just off the Meewasin Trail at the foot of the Victoria/Traffic Bridge at 402 Third Avenue South, Saskatoon

Phone: 306-665-6888

How much:

Free. Donations are welcome.

27. Cranberry Flats Conservation Area

Fall colours on the South Saskatchewan River #saskatoon #fall #cranberryflats #southsaskatchewanriver

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Offering vistas of the South SaskatchewanRiver, Cranberry Flats Conservation Area is an all-season favourite with its visitors. Its large sandy beaches beckons visitors to enjoy nature trails, bird watching, laze in the sun. Take in the beauty of nature while enjoying the sunrise or sunset. Launch a raft down the river. In winter enjoy cross country skiing or snow shoeing. Details

When: Year-round

Where: From saskatoon, head south on Lorne Avenue (Highway 219). Turn right onto Grasswood Road (Road 360). At the first intersection, turn left onto Strathcona Avenue (Road 3055). The parking lot is about 2.75 km from the intersection on the right.
For more information please call 306-665-6887.

How much: Free

28. Beaver Creek Conservation Area

Feeding #blackcappedchickadee at #beavercreekconservationarea

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Beaver Creek Conservation Area is a microcosm of the Meewasin Valley, located where a prairie creek meets a prairie river. It contains one of the few uncultivated short grass prairie sites in Saskatchewan. The beavers that live there play an important role in keeping the creek habitat teeming with wildlife. The interpretive centre holds many programs to discover nature during all four seasons along a selection of nature trails. Details

When: Year-round

September – October | Weekdays: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM; Weekends & Holidays: 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

November – December | Weekdays: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM; Weekends: Closed

November 11 and December 26 – January 2 | Open 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

January – April  | Weekdays: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM; Weekends & Holidays: 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
May – August | Daily 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Where: Located 13 km south of Saskatoon.

Starting at Lorne Avenue, take Highway #219 south of Saskatoon. After about 12 km you will see a sign Beaver Creek East, do not turn here, continue past this sign about 1 km to a sign on the right reading “Beaver Creek Conservation Area.” Turn right (west) and follow the winding road to the parking lot.

Please call 306-374-2474 for more information

How much: Free, donations are welcome

29. Fish Creek National Historic Site

Located 1 hour from Saskatoon, this is the place where the Metis regrouped to attack the NorthWest Field Force. Details


Daily. This is a non-operational site with no Visitor Reception Centre


Heading north from Saskatoon on Highway 11, turn east on highway 312 at Rosthern. The Battle of Tourond’s Coulee / Fish Creek National Historic Site of Canada is located 17 kilometres south off Highway 312. The battle site is where the cairn is and the event will be celebrated. Middleton’s camp is before the battle site, so do not take the first turn, but continue south. The battle site is fenced and the cairn visible from the road.

How much:

Free in 2017

30. Cannington Manor Provincial Park

Cannington Manor Provincial Park recreates the life around the village of Cannington Manor more than 100 years ago. original village site. The society was built on Victorian social values, complete with fox hunts, dramatics societies, poetry clubs, croquet, cricket and tennis – all supported by an agricultural economy.  Original artifacts and reconstructed buildings allow costumed staff to bring Cannington Manor to life through interpretative programs and period demonstrations. Details


Victoria Day Weekend to June 30: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm daily (closed Sundays)
July 1 to August 25, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm daily (closed Tuesdays)


Kenosee Lake, SK S0C 2S0

Located just 16 km northeast of Manor off Highway 13, Cannington is an ideal day trip from areas such as Regina, Estevan, or Weyburn.

Phone: (306) 577-2600 off Season or (306) 739-5251 Victoria Day to Labour Day
Email: [email protected]

How much:

Family $9.00, Adult $4.00, Student $1.00

31. University of Saskatchewan Observatory

#usask #uofs #yxe #saskatoon #exploreyxe #exploresask #observatory #greystone #sunrise #morninglight

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Want to see planets, nebulae, star clusters, galaxies, comets? The Observatory at the U of S has a 3 meter long refracting telescope that can be used to view the night sky on clear Saturday nights. How about a tour of our solar system? Want to know more about black holes? Learn more on the celestial objects at the museum Observatory. Details


Open Saturdays Year round.

October – February : 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM; March: 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM; April – August : 9:15 PM – 11:30 PM; September : 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM


University of Saskatchewan Campus, 1 Block North of College Drive and Wiggins Avenue, Saskatoon. Pay parking is available in the lot immediately east of the observatory.

Phone: (306) 966-6429

How much:


32. Children’s Discovery Museum

Sorting blocks helps toddlers develop motor and thinking skills! #playatCDMsk #themoreyouknow #yxe #childrensmuseums

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Learning while playing is the theme behind this fun Children’s Museum. Plan a city, camp out at the North Woods campsite, explore their creativity, spend time dancing and singing, take part in puppet shows and more. Details


Wednesday – Saturday: 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM; Sunday: Noon – 4:00 PM; Monday – Tuesday: 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM (Monday – Tuesday – priority will be given to group visits. Please check ahead for closure due to large group bookings)

The Museum is closed on all statutory holidays except Family Day.


Unit 116, 2325 Preston Avenue South (in Market Mall), Saskatoon.

Phone: 306-683-2555

How much:

Children and Adults: $3.75; Under 1: Free. Admission is free on the fourth Sunday of every month.

33. Saskatchewan Railway Museum

Why did the Cat cross the rails? To pose by the crossing sign, duh.

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Visitors come here to see heritage railways building, memorabilia, and railcars. Also present at Hawker siding is the Eaton Memorial, a Historical Heritage Site. This monument commemorates the internment camp of the 1919 where people of Ukrainian and German origin were detained as enemy aliens. Details


Open in Summer: May long weekend – September long weekend | Friday – Sunday and holiday Mondays | 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM


Located south-west of Saskatoon on the Pike Lake highway, just 3 km off the highway to Calgary on Highway 60. If you are coming from the South Circle Drive Bridge, take the highway toward the Berry Barn and turn right at the first major turnoff, Hodgson Road, and travel until you meet the Pike Lake Highway.

Phone: (306) 382-9855

How much:

Adult : $6, Students (6 to 16) : $4, 6-: Free.

Tours (Over 10 people) $3 each

34. Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo

Beautiful and lethal | Cougar (Puma concolour)

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See a variety of animals , birds and reptiles including garter snake, bison, grey wolves, caribou, grizzly bear, red foxes, red panda, lynx, blac-tailed prairie digs, cougars, feruginous hawk, burrowing owl. Discover historic buildings, and relax in the Robin Smith Meditation Garden, and the Heritage Rose Garden. Try fishing at the Forestry Farm Park Fishing Pond. Details


Winter Hours | Daily | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Closed on Christmas Day

Summer Hours | Daily | 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM


1903 Forestry Farm Park Drive, Saskatoon
Phone: 306-975-3395

How much:

Winter: Free. Donations are welcome.

Summer | April – October: Adults (19+): $11.50, Youth (6-18): $7.00, Preschool: Free, Family: $23.00. It’s a free access day on the Kinsmen Kids Day.

The Toll Booth at the park entrance is in operation from May 1 until Labour Day. ($2.00 per vehicle, cash only)

36. The Prairie Lily

Enjoy the beauty of the Meewasin Valley while cruising on the Prairie Lily. You can choose from Brunch, lunch or dinner cruises. Details

When: Summer | Tuesday – Sunday


The Prairie Lily dock is located at the edge of the river adjacent to the former Mendel Art Gallery on Spadina Crescent. The Prairie Lily is at the river’s edge at the foot of the broad set of stairs (and wheelchair path) from the north corner of the parking lot near the Gallery.

Phone: (306) 955-5459

37. Pike Lake Provincial Park

Pike Lake is a recreation park with aspen, poplar and Manitoba maple groves, desert-like sand dunes, and a popular outdoor pool with a waterslide.  Add to this a diverse array of plants and wildlife and you can see why Pike Lake Provincial Park offers a delightful change of pace for people wishing to recharge their batteries. Go along the trail to the observation decks to enjoy viewing aquatic life and waterfowl in the vicinity. Details


Regular Park hours


Located less then 30 minutes from Saskatoon

102-112 Research Drive, Saskatoon SK  S7N 3R3

Phone:  (306) 933-6966
Email:  [email protected]

Phone: (306) 854-6266

How much:

Vehicle entry fee: Daily : $8.00

38. Batoche National Historic Site

This church was built in 1884…. Absolutely beautiful! #batoche #burtonsistersincanada

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Located 1 hour north of Saskatoon, the Batoche National Historic Site is a perfect family getaway. Tour the river on a canoe, go horseback riding along the trails, enjoy the natural beauty of the batoche, see wild life, hear the calls of the red-tailed hawls, the sqawks of the gulls and the pelicans, or smell the wildflowers. Journey through time as you learn the story of Batoche’s early settledment and the events leading to the Battle of Batoche in 1885. Go treasure hunting or ride the batoche shuttle to explore the site. Details


May 23 – June 30 | Monday – Friday | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
July 1 – September 5 | Daily | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
September 6 – October 7 | Monday – Friday | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM


Located 88 km north-east of Saskatoon, Batoche

How much:

Adult $7.80; Senior $6.55; Youth $3.90; Family/Group $19.60

39. Douglas Provincial Park

Windsurfing, angling, swimming, sailing, skiing, are but few of the recreational activities that can be enjoyed at the Douglas Provincial Park. Watch wildlife, hike the Jupiter Nature trail to see the sand-dunes, or the Cacti Trail to see larger active sand dunes. or the Trans Canada trail will take you to the beautiful sandy beaches. Attend the interpretive programs in July and August. Details


Regular Park hours


Located 100 km northwest of Moose Jaw on the Qu’Appelle arm of Diefenbaker

Phone: (306) 854-6266

How much:

Vehicle entry fee: Daily : $8.00

40. Museum of Antiquities

Experience the artistic traditions of Western civilizations including Greek and Roman and the more recent collections from ancient Near East and Egypt. They also have replicas and original pieces of various other civilizations. Details


Monday-Friday | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM; Saturday | 12:00 PM to 4:30 PM.


Peter Mackinnon Building -Room 106, 107 Administration Place, Saskatoon.

Phone: 306-966-7818

Metered Parking is available in front of the Administration Building, the University Club and the Physical Activity Complex (PAC). Lot Parking is available in Lot “R” in front of the PAC and in the Place Riel Lot. There is also nearby parking in the Stadium Parkade on College Drive.

How much:

Free. Donations are welcome.

41. Diefenbaker Canada Centre

If snapchat was in the 60s = the Diefenbarker. #museumselfieday #yxe #usask #cdnhistory

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Diefenbaker Canada Centre is a cultural, historical and educational institution preserving collections representing the life and times of John G. Diefenbaker. The museum also holds educational programs, several international and national exhibitions. Details


Open Year around. Closed for the Holiday Season from December 17th until January 2nd, as well as Labour Day, Thanksgiving, Remembrance Day, Family Day, and Good Friday.

Monday- Thursday  |  9:30 AM – 8:00 PM; Friday |  9:30 AM – 4:30 PM; Weekends and holidays |  12:00 PM – 4:30 PM


101 Diefenbaker Place, University of Saskatachewan, Saskatoon.

Phone: 306-966-8384

How much: By donation

42. Marr Residence

Oldest building in #saskatoon in its original location 🏡 #livingyxe #marrresidence

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Marr Residence is the oldest house in Saskatoon and is currently owned by the City of Saskatoon. It was built in 1884 by Alexander Marr. The residence features various exhibits about the history of the Saskatoon and its settlers. Stroll the beautiful garden before you end your visit. Details


Open throughout the year


326 11th Street East – Saskatoon.

Phone: 306-652-1201

How much:

Free. Donations are appreciated

43. Good Spirit Lake Provincial Park

Squish the sand between your toes as you and the kids stroll out far from shore at the main beach.  Or, grab your hats and amble down the shoreline trail to the sand dunes, where wind, weather and time have created an intriguing backdrop to a beach peach perfect for private sunbathing. Details



Where: Canora, SK

Phone: (306) 792-4750
Email: [email protected]

How much: Regular Provincial Park fees

44. Manitou Spring Resort and Mineral Spa

Manitou Springs Mineral Spa is a European-style spa and hotel overlooking Lake Manitou. Lake Manitou or The Dead Sea of Canada as it is referred, due to its therapeutic properties, has extremely high mineral and salt content. Like in the Dead Sea of Israel, here you can float effortlessly. Various therapeutic services including sweedish massage, reflexology are offered at the resort. Details


Mineral Spa: Daily @9:00 AM – 10:00 PM


302 Maclachlan Avenue, Manitou Beach.

Phone: 306-946-2233

How much:

Adult (18+) : $11.95; Youth (13-17) : $8.60; Child (6-12) : $6.50; Family : $29.95.

Day passes, weekly passes, monthly passes, and yearly passes are also available

45. Melfort and District Museum

We stopped by the Melfort museum today and took a picture in front of the general store! #theMDM #saskatchewanculturemapping

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The museum is housed in the old power house building and is one of the largest museums in North East Saskatchewan. Walk through the Pioneer Village viewing blacksmith shop, church, school, grist mill, barber shop, post office and many other old heritage buildings. Details


Open throughout the year

Winter Hours: Monday – Saturday | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Closed from December 23 – January 3

Pioneer Heritage Village: June to October.


401 Melfort Street West, Melfort

Email: [email protected]

46. Mann Art Gallery

Come see Paula Cooley's 'LUCENT' piece! Made out of Porcelain and steel. #art #mannartgallery #gallery #princealbert #saskatchewan

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The Mann Art Gallery engages, stimulates, and facilitates the development, presentation, and preservation of the visual arts in the diverse communities of Prince Albert and northern Saskatchewan. It is Prince Albert’s only public art gallery, and the northernmost public art gallery in Saskatchewan. The Permanent Collection houses both historical and contemporary artworks by local, provincial and national artists. Media represented in the collection include: ceramics, paintings, photographs, woodworks, sculpture, bronze, tapestry, fibre arts, multimedia works and videos. Details


Monday – Saturday | 10.00 AM – 5.00 PM

Closed on all statutory holidays and their coinciding weekends.


142 – 12th Street West, Prince Albert, SK S6V 3B5

Phone: 306-763-7080

General inquiries: [email protected]

47. Prince Albert Historical Museum

Housed in the Central Fire Hall, a municipal heritage building built in 1912, the Museum has many articles and historical items that serve as important sources of information on the history of Prince Albert. The Museum holds many annual events including the spring Crocus Tea, participate in the downtown Street Fair, Culture Days, and also hosts a Christmas Party. Details


Summer hours: May 23 – September 1, 2017 | Daily | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Winter hours start Sept 6, 2016
Winter hours: Please enter at the East Door. A curator or volunteer is usually available to assist you. Please phone 306 764 2992 to avoid disappointment for your visit to this museum.


10 River St E, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan S6V 8A9

Sept – April Phone: (306) 764-2992
May – Aug Phone: (306) 764-2992

How much:

Summer admission: $2 for ages 12+; $1 for ages 6-12; under 6 free.

48. The Diefenbaker House Museum

Diefenbaker House Museum John G. Diefenbaker [Sept 18th,1895 – August 16, 1979] "Dief" "The Chief" This was the residence of John G. Diefenbaker immediately prior to becoming Prime Minister of Canada, and was open to the public as a museum in 1983. The museum is furnished as it was in Diefenbaker's day. Within the museum you will find artifacts, documents and photos of Canada's 13th Prime Minister and Member of Parliament for Prince Albert from 1953-1979. Diefenbaker appointed the first female minister in Canadian history to his cabinet, as well as the first aboriginal member of the senate. #diefenbaker #museum #princealbert #primeminister #primeministerofcanada #canada #imagesofcanada #sask #saskatchewan #canadianpolitics #politics #dief #chief #northern #house #architecture #style #design #trees #getoutside #stayandwander #wanderlust #explore #history #exploresask #explorecanada #seasons #seasonchange #historicalbuilding #prairielife

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This house was the residence of John G. Diefenbaker immediately prior to his becoming Prime Minister of Canada. The museum is furnished as it was in Mr. Diefenbaker’s day. Within the museum you will find artifacts, documents and photographs of Canada’s thirteenth Prime Minister and Member of Parliament for Prince Albert from 1953 to 1979. Tour guides will tell you the story of Mr. Diefenbaker and lead you on a tour through his house. Details


May 23 – September 1, 2017 | Monday – Sunday | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM


246 19th Street West, Prince Albert, SK.

Sept – April Phone: (306) 764-2992
May – Aug Phone: (306) 953-4863

Email: [email protected]

How much: Free. Donations are welcome

49. Evolution of Education Museum

The Claytonville school built in 1920 fifteen miles northeast of Prince Albert. This museum is a fine example of the one room school houses which dotted the prairies. A tour guide will show you artifacts and archival documents which tell the story of how students were taught in the early 1900’s. Details


Summer Hours: May 24 – September 2 | Monday – Sunday | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Winter hours start Sept 6, 2016
Winter hours: Please phone 306 764 2992 to book an appointment


3700 2nd Ave. West and Marquis Road, Prince Albert, SK.

Sept – April Phone: (306) 764-2992
May – Aug Phone: (306) 763-3506

Email: [email protected]

50. Vintage Power Museum

Originally designed in 1980 to collect and display farming and logging artifacts from the Prince Albert District, the Vintage Power Museum features six historic wood-frame buildings housing a large collection of farming and lumbering implements and tell the story of early farming and logging as well as the history of the region. Heritage buildings at the museum include a church, schoolhouse, general store, farmhouse,railway station and service station. Details


May – September

Phone for operating hours.


Prince Albert, SK S6V 6V4

12 kilometres southwest of Prince Albert on Highway 2

Phone: (306) 980-8340
Phone: 306-981-0412

51. Prince Albert National Park

Whether your idea of adventure is portaging a canoe between remote forest lakes or a day of pulse-racing waterskiing and wakeboarding, Prince Albert National Park satisfies with a mix of wilderness and accessibility. Hit the beach or get on the water in Waskesiu, the lakeside town that serves as the park’s hub. Or leave civilization behind as you hike, explore backcountry lakes and maybe even spot wild bison. Details


Visitor centre: September 5 – 30, 2016:
Sunday -Thursday 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM; Friday – Saturday 8:00AM – 8:00 PM

October 1 – 14 | Daily | 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

October 15, 2016 – May 18, 2017 | Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM; Saturday – Sunday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Nature Centre:

June 30 – August 28, 2016 | Daily, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

August 29 – September 4, 2016 | Daily | 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM


969 Lakeview Drive, in the Town of Waskesiu Lake
Waskesiu Lake, Sk

Phone: 306.663.4522

E-mail: [email protected]

How much:

Free entry in 2017.

52. Elk Ridge Adventure Park

A “park full of adventure” where people can come play, spend an afternoon, and enjoy the outdoors while participating in activities that push their boundaries! Take a zip line tour, get on a giant swing, try the outdoor climbing wall, slackline park, or a Spikeball court. Details


May 20 – September 5 | Daily | 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

September 5 – October 10 | Thursday – Sunday by reservation ONLY; Hours of operation: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM


Our BaseCamp is located within Elk Ridge Resort (Highway #264, just outside of Prince Albert National Park)

How much: Varies with the activity

53. Sturgeon River Ranch

Sturgeon River Ranch, located on the Wild West Side of beautiful Prince Albert National Park, is a place where work and play are combined into one exciting adventure after another. Take in typical ranch activities like brandings and cattle drives. Join us for one of our exciting outback trips and stay in one of the authentic tipis. Fully equipped with comfy cots, toasty sleeping bags and even a little wood stove, should you need to keep the chill off. These tipis are the perfect end to a day of riding.. You may also go for day trips on both the west (from the Ranch) and east (near Waskesiu) sides of the Park. Details


Big River, SK S0J 0E0

West side of Prince Albert National Park.

Phone: (306)469-2356 at the Ranch

[email protected]

[email protected]

How much: Varies

54. Al Mazur Memorial Heritage Park

A re-creation of the town of Hudson Bay circa 1909, the Al Mazur Heritage Park features a collection of buildings spread across 16 acres. Travel back in time as you walk through buildings such as the print shop, featuring artifacts depicting early letter press printing and hand-set type. Learn about the area’s logging history, take a ride on the train that circles the park, and tour through the only Boer War Home in Canada. Finish your tour with juice, tea and cookies in the tea house and view a collection of over 1,500 matching tea cups and saucers. Details


May 15 – September 15 | Daily | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM


Junction of #3 and #9 Highways
Hudson Bay, SK SOE OYO

Phone: (306) 865-2180
E-mail: [email protected]

How much:

Adults $5; Seniors $4; Students $3; Children under 5 are free

55. Tisdale & District Museum

Tisdale & District Museum features a Heritage Centre, station replica, and Doghide Village. The Heritage Centre is comprised of 16 different vehicles known as the Dagg Collection. Main features include the original 1920 Pearse house, which is furnished with most of the original furniture. The Doghide Village includes an old fire hall, CPR building, log barn and milk house, general store, teacherage, and a church. The station houses a permanent display on bee farming in the area. This display depicts the old bee farmer and the more modern version. The museum also features artifacts from the historic biggest shoot-out in Western Canada. Details


May – September

July and August | 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Open upon request during off season.


Located in Henry Hamilton Park, Tisdale

Highway 3 West and Heritage Road

Phone: 306-873-4999

Email [email protected]

How much:

$5 Adults / $4 Students & Seniors / $2 Children under 6

56. Western Development Museum – Yorkton

The Museum chronicles the establishment of the original Yorkton townsite when the York Farmers’ Colonization Company purchased land in 1881. At the Prairie Attic exhibit, you will get a fascinating look at prairie childhood in the early decades of the 20th century. Youngsters can play with traditional toys and handle objects from the past at the Time Square and more. Details


Regular Hours: Tuesday – Friday | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM; Closed Mondays; Weekends | 12:00 – 5:00 PM

April – June 19 | Monday – Friday | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM; Weekends & Statutory holidays | 12:00 – 5:00 PM

June 20 – August 12 | Daily | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

August 13 – December | Monday – Friday | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM; Weekends | 12:00 – 5:00 PM

January – March 31 | Weekends | 12:00 – 5:00 PM

Museum Closed:
New Year’s Day, Family Day, Good Friday, Thanksgiving, Remembrance Day, Christmas Day, Boxing Day

Museum Closed at 3:00 pm on: Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve


Highway 16A West, Yorkton, SK

Phone: 306-783-8361

How much:

Adult $10.00; Senior (65+) $9.00; Student (with valid student card) $7.00; Children (6-12) $4.00; Preschool Children
(age 5 years and younger) Free; Family (parents or guardians & dependant children under 18 years) $25.00

57. Melville Heritage Museum

History buff’s visiting Melville will certainly want to add the Melville Heritage Museum to their itinerary. The Heritage Museum is one of the oldest buildings in Melville, having been built in collegiate gothic style of buff-coloured brick in 1913. Artifacts and histories of local, provincial and national interest which include Chapel, Library, Grand Trunk Pacific/CNR, Military and Sports History, over 100 original black and white framed photographs depicting Melville’s first quarter century as well as murals and a gift shop. Details


May – August | Daily | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Off season by appointment


The Heritage Museum is located 1.3 km North of No.10 Highway overpass (next to St. Peter’s Hospital and St. Lutheran Home).

100 Heritage Dr, Melville, SK

Phone: 306-728-2070

How much:

Adults $3, Children 12 years and under, free.

58. Melville Railway Museum

Melville Railway Museum is a Municipal Heritage Property located within the City of Melville on the grounds of the Melville Regional Park. The Property features a small one-storey station built in 1913 and a railway track with a steam engine, coal tender, flat car and caboose. Exhibits include various pieces of communications equipment, from telegraphs, and telephones. Details


May 15 – September | Daily | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM


Melville Regional Park off Hwy 10, Melville

Phone: (306) 728-3722

How much:

Free. Donations are appreciated

59. Duck Mountain Provincial Park

November green #exploresask #explorecanada

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With its rolling hills, shimmering lakes and boreal forest setting, Duck Mountain Provincial Park resembles northern Saskatchewan. This scenic park is an island of green in a sea of grain, a southerly piece of boreal uplands surrounded by prairie. Enjoy a number of recreational activities including skiing, fishing, skating, swimming, noating, mini-golf, horse back riding, hiking, see wildlife and more. Details


Regular Park hours


Kamsack, SK S0A 1S0

Phone: (306) 542-5500 (administration office)
Email: [email protected]

How much:

Vehicle entry fee: Daily : $8.00

60. Tunnels of Moose Jaw

#alcapone #alcaponehideaway #tunnelsofmoosejaw #thechicagoconnection #littlechicago #Saskatchewan

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A blending of history and entertainment presenting two diverse periods in Canadian history. Be taken on a journey by the guides and relive Moose Jaw’s storied past. Know the age old story of the infamous Al Capone’s visits to Moose Jaw in the 1920s and learn of his secret world. Hear the compelling Canadian story of Chinese immigration around 1900. Guests become part of the underground experience, travelling beneath the streets of Moose Jaw. Each 50-minute tour features state of the art animatronics characters, a multi-media presentation, fabulous spaces, character tour guides and intimate group sizes. Tunnels of Moose Jaw.




18 Main Street North, Moose Jaw, SK S6H-3J6

Phone: 306-693-5261


61. Western Development Museum – Moose Jaw

From overland trails and natural waterways to the coming of the railway and automobile, the Moose Jaw WDM highlights how transportation changed the face of the prairies. In the lobby you can see de Havilland Hummingbird flying low. The aviation exhibits include a dedicated Snowbirds aerobatic team display. The museum also runs the province’s only original operating steam locomotive, a 1914 Vulcan, seasonally. Details


January – December

January – March | Tuesday – Friday | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM; Closed Mondays; Weekends | 12:00 – 5:00 PM

April – December | Daily | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Museum Closed:
New Year’s Day, Family Day, Good Friday, Thanksgiving, Remembrance Day, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Year’s Day.

Museum Closed at 3:00 pm on: Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve


50 Diefenbaker Dr, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan S6J 1L9

Phone: +1 306-693-5989

How much:

Adult $10.00; Senior (65+) $9.00; Student (with valid student card) $7.00; Children (6-12) $4.00; Preschool Children
(age 5 years and younger) Free; Family (parents or guardians & dependant children under 18 years) $25.00

62. Sukanen Ship Pioneer Village & Museum

What a beautiful day. #sukanenshipmuseum, #sukanenship, #sask, #moosejaw

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Pioneer Village keeps alive the memories of what the prairies looked like a century ago. The Sukanen Ship is a tribute to the pioneers who settled in this province and to the tenacity of one man who struggled through personal tragedy and local ridicule in pursuit of a seemingly impossible dream. Visit the Diefenbaker Homestead to learn about the humble beginnings of a man who went on to become Canada’s 13th Prime Minister. Details


May – September | Daily | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Sunday | 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM


8 miles/13km South of Moose Jaw on Hwy #2

Moose Jaw, SK S6H 7T2
Phone: +1 306-693-7315

How much:

Adults $8; Seniors & Students $7; Children $5

63. Burrowing Owl Interpretive Centre

The Burrowing Owl Interpretive Centre is dedicated to species at risk conservation. Come meet some critters and learn more about prairie conservation. Details


Victoria Day Weekend to Labour Day | 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM


250 Thatcher Drive East, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Phone: 306-692-8710
Email: [email protected]

How much:


64. Moose Jaw Trolley

What better way to take in all of Moose Jaw than to go abroad the Moose Jaw Trolley? The trolley is a replica of the original electric streetcars that operated during 1911 – 1932. This one hour city tour will take you around attractions, heritage buildings and residential properties and a sampling of the city’s 46 plus murals. Details


Visitor Centre Departure:

May & June – please call for tour times.

July & August | Daily | 1:00 PM, 2:15 PM & 3:30 PM

Downtown Departure: July & August | 1:30 PM & 2:45 PM


Moose Jaw, SK
Phone: 1-866-693-8097 or 306-693-8097

Downtown Departure:
Corner of Main Street North & River Street West by the Cholocate Moose Fudge Factory.

How much:

Daytime Tours: Adult (19 – 65) $13.00; Senior (65+) $11.00; Youth (13-18) $11.00; Child (6-12) $ 7.00; Under 5 Free; Family (2 Adults & 1-4 dependents) $35.00

65. Wakamow Valley

An urban natural park with a vast number of recreational activities. From canoeing and camping in the summer to cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in the winter, this is an all-seasons park. There are over 20kms of trails and almost 500 acres of parkland. The valley is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna including more than 190 bird species. Visitors can also enjoy the playground and grab a bite at the popular Burger Cabin or spend time bird-watching. Details


Open throughout the year


Located at the heart of Moose Jaw just minutes from the historic downtown area

Telephone: 1-306-692-2717
Email: [email protected]

66. Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Used in the past as a bison hunting ground, today the park is a getaway for nature lovers and sun-lovers. Laze on the beach, catch trout, go mountain biking, wake boarding or water skiing. Try to spot the great blue heron or the belted kingfisher. You can also see red-tailed hawks, white tailed deers and mountain bluebirds. Head to the viewing tower to see the bison herd. Details




110 Ominica St. W, Moose Jaw SK S6H 6V2

Phone: (306) 694-3229 (summer) or (306) 694-3320 (year round)

Email: [email protected]

How much: Regular Provincial Park fees

67. Mennonite Heritage Village

The Mennonite Heritage Village, adjacent to Kinetic Park, depicts the lifes and customs of homestead settlers in the area. The village features an original homestead, church and garden. The buildings include authentic antiques and artifacts, and may be booked for tours. The village celebrates the Watermelon Festival in mid July and the Fall Wind-up in September. Details


Late June/July – August end/Early September | Friday – Sundays & Holidays | 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM


Adjacent to Kinetic Park, 17th Ave SE, Swift Current, SK

Phone: 306-778-2364 or 306-741-7797

How much:

68. Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame

Home of the Hockey Legends paying tribute to Saskatchewan’s hockey history. Details



Tuesday – Saturday | 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM


Credit Union i-plex, 2001 Chaplin St. E, Swift Current

Phone: 306-741-2532

How much:

69. Swift Current Museum

Opened in 1937, the museum collects artifacts related to the history of Swift Current and the surrounding region. The museum conducts lectures, public programs, presentations, guided tours and special events. See natural specimens, cultural materials of aboriginal origin, and otehr items pertaining to community life and more. One of the most popular attraction at the museum for young visitors is the 10 metre (35ft) long pre-historic Tylosaur that hangs from the ceiling, and “Ranger”, the bison. Details


September – May | Monday – Friday | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM; Saturday | 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

June – August | Monday – Friday | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM; Saturday – Sunday | 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM


44 Robert Street West, Swift Current, SK S9H 4M9

Located just off the Trans-Canada Highway.

Phone: 306-778-2775

Email: [email protected]

How much: Free

70. Great Sandhills

Great Sandhills is one of the largest set of active sand dunes in Canada and lies within the Great Sandhills Ecological Reserve. These perpetually moving sand dunes create an ever-changing landscape. Sandhills is frequented by bird-watchers, photographers, hikers and nature lovers. Stop at the Great Sandhills Museum before starting your trip to the dunes. Details


Museum hours: May 15 – August

May 15 – June 30 | Monday – Saturday | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM; 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM; Sunday | 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

July 1 – August | Monday – Sunday | 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM; 12:30 PM – 5:00 PM


The Great Sandhills Museum & Interpretive Centre is located in Southwest Saskatchewan on Highway 32, in the village of Sceptre.

The Great Sandhills are 27 km south of Sceptre, 47 km southeast of Leader and 137 km south of Kindersley.

Phone: 306-623-4345

How much: Adults: $5.00; Students: $3.00; Preschool: Free

71. Grasslands National Park

Grasslands National Park is one of the few remaining natural grasslands in North America, a testament to the prairies as they existed for millennia before they were turned under by the settler’s plough. Here visitors really can watch the buffalo roam, the deer and the antelope play. Travel back through the layers of history as you step through expanses of dinosaur fossils, traverse First Nations encampments filled with tipi rings and wander the ruins of prairie homesteads.Ride a traditional wagon, sit before a crackling campfire or spend the night beneath a canopy of brilliant stars. Travel back in time as you gaze at dinosaur bones, wander past tipi rings and catch a glimpse of a prairie homestead on the distant horizon. Details


May 20 – June 30 | Thursday to Monday
July 1 – September 5 | Daily
September 6 – October 10 | Thursday – Monday 9:00 am

May – August | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Fridays in July and August: 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
September and October: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM


Grasslands National Park is located in southwestern Saskatchewan near the Saskatchewan-Montana border. The Park has two separate blocks. The West Block centres on the Frenchman River Valley and the East Block features the Killdeer Badlands of the Rock Creek area and the Wood Mountain Uplands. The park’s West Block can be accessed near the village of Val Marie on Hwy #4 and Hwy #18. Val Marie is a one and a half hour drive south of Swift Current. The Park’s East Block can be accessed near the town of Wood Mountain on Hwy #18.

Val Marie Visitor Centre, West Block:
49°14’44.77″N; 107°43’55.85″W
McGowans Visitor Centre, East Block:
49° 4’15.85″N; 106°31’46.92″W

How much: Free in 2017

72. RCMP Heritage Centre

Come here to learn about fascinating facts about the Mounties. The various exhibits here tells the story of the mounties and what the force has offered and still offers us. Learn about modern forensic techniques at the interactive ‘Cracking the Case’ session and culminate your visit with a short movie at the SGI Canada Centre. Sergeant Major’s Parade is a great attraction for the visitors at this centre. Details


Daily, year round. Closed on Good Friday, Remembrance Day, December 25 & 26.

September – June hours: Sunday through Saturday | 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

July – September: Monday- Sunday | 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM


Regina, SK

Located at the entrance of RCMP Depot Division in Regina at 5907 Dewdney Avenue.

How much: Adult (18+): $10; Student (18+)/Senior (60+): $8; Child/Youth (6-17): $6; Family: $30

73. Royal Saskatchewan Museum

The galleries at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum celebrates the history of the Saskatchewan province. There are colourful diorams, displays, hands-on exhibits and interactive-learning stations that tells you about prairie wildlife, Natives, as well as dinosaurs. The Museum is home to Scotty, the world’s most massive T.rex skeleton. The museum also holds various public programs for kids making it a MUST visit during holidays. Details


Daily, Year round, closed on December 25.
Winter holiday hours: December 24, 31: 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM, December 26, January 1: 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Monday through Sunday @ 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM


Regina, SK

Located in the beautiful Wascana Park at the corner of College Avenue and Albert Street at 2445 Albert Street

How much: Admission is by donation. A suggested level of contribution is Adult: $6; Seniors (65+) & Youth (12-18): $5; Children: $3; Family: $15

74. Government House

Government House is a Victorian structure with its 8.5 acre Edwardian garden and a beautiful Sylvia Fedoruk Conservatory. It currently serves as the Lieutenant Governor’s working office. Visitors to the Governemnet House are welcomed in period costumes. Learn about Saskatchewan history, the role of Lieutenant Governor and of the House itself through exhibits, interpretive presentations and games. It is also a venue for family fun activities & concerts and holds learning programs for children. Details


Winter Hours: Tuesday – Sunday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Summer Hours: Victoria Day to Labour Day | Daily | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM


Regina, SK

Located just off Pasqua Street at 4607 Dewdney Avenue.

How much: Admission is free. Donations are accepted, suggested levels are: Adults: $6.00; Seniors (65+) /Youth (12-18): $5.00; Children/Students: $3.00; Families: $15.00

75. Saskatchewan Science Centre

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The Saskatchewan Science Centre is all about instilling creativity and imagination in its visitors through hands-on science exhibits, live stage shows and demonstrations showcasing all science disciplines from space, to energy, to the wildlife of Saskatchewan. The Centre conducts advanced programming and a licenced bar during Adult Science Nights where a differnt theme from nightclubs, to survival science, to outer space and beyond are demonstrated. Watch 3D films on giant screens at the Kramer IMAX Theatre. Details

When: Year round
Winter hours: Closed on Mondays. Tuesday through Friday @ 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Saturday – Sunday @ 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Summer Operating Hours

Monday through Friday: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM; Saturday and Sunday: 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM; Statutory Holidays: 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Where: Regina, SK

The science centre is located at 2903 Power house Drive, Regina. Take Wascana Drive East off Broad Street, on the north side of Wascana Lake.

How much:

Science Centre: $10 for adults, $9 for Teens (13-17), $8 for Senior (60+), $6 for Child (3-5), Free for Toddler (2 & under)

IMAX Theatre Documentary Film: $9 for adults, $8 for Teens (13-17), $7 for Senior (60+), $5 for Child (3-5), Free for Toddler (2 & under)

Combo – Science Centre & IMAX Documentary Film: $17 for adults, $15 for Teens (13-17), $13 for Senior (60+), $9 for Child (3-5), Free for Toddler (2 & under)

76. Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame


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At the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame more than over 50 sports are represented. Come here, to get to know the province’s great sports persons. There are various exhibits, interactive activities and fun games, to keep both adults and children engaged. The sports simulator is a favorite of all visitors. The exhibits keep changing so be sure to return. Details


Open Monday through Friday | 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Saturday (May – Dec) | 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM


Located across the Victoria Park at 2205 Victoria Avenue, Regina

How muchAdult: $5.00, Seniors: $3.00, Family: $10.00, Students/Children (6-17): $2.00, Children (under 5): Free.

77. Regina Floral Conservatory

#falldisplay #reginafloralconservatory

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Nothing will lift your spirits in winter than a visit to the Regina Floral Conservatory. Enjoy the indoor rotating floral displays. In addition to the blooming displays, one can find various trees and plants which form the permanent collection at the Conservatory. The Conservatory hosts a number of scheduled events like Garden Teas, Family Days, Little Gardeners Club and various other functions. Details


Open daily from 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM from September to June.

Closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Where: Regina, SK

Located at 1450B Fourth Avenue, just north of the intersection of the 4th Avenue and St John Street. Its right next to the Parks & Open Spaces Building. Its a short walk from Albert Street.

How much: Admission is free except on Family Days and Teas.

78. MacKenzie Art Gallery

This is Saskatchewan’s largest public Art Gallery showcasing both historical and contemporary works. In additon to seeing the various art works on display, visitors can enjoy making art. Children can explore their creativity at the art studio. Tour the Learning Centre and enjoy self-guided, hands-on exhibition related activites. Visitors to the Gallery on Sunday can enjoy ‘Studio Sunday’, a family friendly event with family-focused tours, hands-on art-marking and special Sunday events with storytelling and special guest artists. Details


December 25 & January 1 Closed.
Monday – Saturday : 10:00 AM – 05:30 PM; Sunday & Holidays: 12:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Where: Regina, SK

Located at 3475 Albert Street, Regina in the T C Douglas Building, situated in the South West corner of Wascana Park.

How much: Admission is free, donations are appreciated.

79. Saskatchewan Legislative Building

Saskatchewan Legislative Building is a beautiful building overlooking the Wascana Lake with majestic exteriors and well-maintained gardens. Learn the history of Saskatchewan and about the leaders who shaped the province, know the functions of the Assembly, learn what it takes to be a MLA or a Speaker and how they are elected. Understand how laws are made and many more details on the inner workings of the Government. The Legislative Assembly also provides free public tours in English and French every hour. Details


Open 362 days a year.

Tour Schedule: Summer Hours: May 21, 2016  – Sept. 5, 2016 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Winter Hours: Sept. 6, 2016 – May 19, 2017 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Closed 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.)

Tours are not available on Christmas Day, New Year’s Day or Good Friday.

Where: Located in the heart of the Wascana Centre at 2405 Legislative Drive, Regina.

How much: Free

80. Wascana Centre

Spend a day at one of North America’s largest urban parks. Located in the heart of Regina, centered around a 300-acre man-made lake, the Wascana Centre is a popular destination for families. Home to several attractions including the MacKenzie Art Gallery, Saskatchewan Science Centre, Legislative Building, Royal Saskatchewan Museum, IMAX Theatre. This is also a favourite spot for joggers, cyclists, canoers, sailors, and skiers and other outdoor enthusiasts. The Centre also has an amazing range of activities for everyone to enjoy. There are a number of climbing and play structures and slides at the Candy Cane Park. Feed the fowls at the Waterfowl Display Pond or take a boat trip to the Willow Island. See the wildlife at the Wascana Marsh



Where:  Regina, SK

Phone: 306-522-3661
Email: [email protected]

How muchFree

81. Motherwell Homestead National Historic Site

Located one hour northeast of Regina and named after early Saskatchewan settler, W.R. Motherwell who later went on to become Minister of Agriculture is the Motherwell Homestead National Historic Site. Experience the traditional way of farming on the prairie, help the staff take care of the farm animals, milk a cow, enjoy rides, nature walks and more. The Centre also holds a 2-day program for children ages 6-12 where they will first-hand experience of how children used to live on the farm. Details 


May long weekend – June | Monday – Friday 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM;  July – early September | Daily 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM


How muchAdult $3.90; Senior $3.45 ; Youth $1.90 ; Family/Group $9.80

82. Regina Beach Recreation Site

#Regina #reginabeach #fishing #aloneintheworld #saskatchewan #canadatrip #lake #autumn #travel #canadatraveling

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Relax and soak up the sun on the beach, play beach volley ball, watch kite boarders, swim, enjoy an afternoon picnic or simply listen to the waves wash ashore. This myriad of events and much more is available at Regina Beach Recreation Site. Regina Beach has been a destination for summer escape and still boasts being one of the best beaches in all of Southern Saskatchewan. Details




Regina Beach, SK S0G 4C0

Regina Beach is located 45 km northwest of Regina; head north on Highway 11, turn right on Highway 54, which leads to Regina Beach.

Phone: (306) 729-3423 (summer only), (306) 725-5200 (year round)
Email: [email protected]

83. Claybank Brick Plant National Historic Site

The #kiln #claybankbrickplant #exploresaskatchewan #pano

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The Claybank Brick Plant National Historic Site is a prime example of early 20th century industrial activity in Canada. It is North America’s best preserved brick plant and its visitors can see how the bricks are made. Visitors can also explore the historic clay canyons which is a unique hiking experience. Delicious brick-oven bread and saskatoon pies are available at the cafe. Details

When: Open in summer. 

Where: 15 kms WEST of Avonlea on Hwy #339 or 1 km EAST of Claybank village on highway #339
GPS coordinates: 
N50º 01.906′  W105º 13.171′

Phone (306) 868-4474  

How muchRegular tour admission: Adult (17-64) $10; Seniors (65+) $6; Youth (6 – 16) $5; Family $25

84. Rowan’s Ravine Provincial Park

Got to love those Saskatchewan sunsets ☀️☁️

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A summer paradise located less than an hour from Regina. Come here to swim, laze in the sun or to fish, play beach volley or sail the Last Mountain Lake, the Rowan’s Ravine Provincial Park offers lots of recreational activities to enjoy. Details

Where: Strasbourg, SK

Phone: 306-725-5200

General Inquiries: [email protected]

How muchRegular Provincial Park fees apply

85. T. Rex Discovery Centre

T.rex Discovery Centre’s exhibits feature Saskatchewan’s dinosaurs, marine reptiles and prehistoric mammals. Details


Victoria Day long weekend to Labour Day.

Where: Eastend, SK

Located four-hour drive from Regina, an hour-and-a-half drive from Swift Current, and an hour drive from Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park.

How much:
Admission is by donation.

A suggested level of contribution is:
$5 / Adult   |   $2 / Child   |   $10 / Family

86. Echo Valley Provincial Park

Create beautiful fun memories with family at the Echo Valley Provincial Park. Located within an hour northeast of Regina, tucked in between the Pasqua and Echo Lakes. Access the two beautiful beaches in a picturesque valley setting with lots of recreational opportunity. Hike the 3 km long Qu-Appelle Valley trail, mountain bike, fish, picnic, barbecue, play volleyball or golf.  Details

Where: Fort Qu’appelle, Sk S0G 1S0

Phone:  (306) 332-3215 or (306) 332-3224 (May-September)
Email:  [email protected]

How muchRegular Provincial Park fees

87. Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park

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Canada’s first Interprovincial park and Dark-Sky Preserve spanning the Saskatchewan – Alberta border. Experience the steep rises, lush valleys and pine-scented breezes which lend a mountain air to this prairie island. You can see rare orchids, fescue prairie, expansive lodgepole pine forest, unique geology. Details

When: Year-round

Where: Maple Green, SK S0N 1N0

Phone: (306) 662-5411
Email: [email protected]

How muchRegular Provincial Park fees apply

88. Fort Walsh National Historic Site

#fortwalshnationalhistoricsite Fantastic site. Well worth a visit.

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Step back in time to the 1870s and discover what life was like on a working fort in the time of whiskey runners. Imagine the scarlet serge-clad North West Mounted Police (the forerunners of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police) marching on parade, hear Métis legends handed down through generations and learn traditional crafts and skills. Uncover the history of Canada’s part in the aftermath of the Battle of Little Big Horn. Details


May 21 – June 30 | Tuesday – Saturday | 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM

July 1 – September 5 | Daily | 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM

September 6 – September 30 | Tuesday – Saturday | 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM


Fort Walsh National Historic Site is located 55 km southwest of Maple Creek, off the Trans Canada Highway.

How much: Free in 2017


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