If you’re looking for things to do in Saskatchewan with teens, check out this list of 50 attractions and activities…
- Challenge the hiking trails or go dog sledding at the Great Blue Heron Provincial Park. The Great Blue Heron Provincial Park is located North of Prince Albert and boasts beautiful lakes and scenic trails.
- Discover the remnants of Saskatchewan’s oldest permanent settlement. Cumberland House, the site of the first inland HBC trading post was established in 1774. The area is open year round.
- Soak up the rays on the sandy beaches of Candle Lake Provincial Park. The park is located eighty kilometers north east of Prince Albert and boasts beautiful beaches, pristine waters, great fishing, camping and other activities.
- Fill your boots with sand at the site of the world’s Northernmost sand dunes. The Athabasca Sand Dunes Provincial Park is home to rare plants and sand dunes as high as thirty meters. Guided tours are available. If you plan on going by yourself, consult with Conservation Officers first.
- Canoe your way on the Churchill River to the incredible Nistowiak Falls. These falls are Saskatchewan’s highest falls and the twenty kilometre canoe ride from Stanley Mission is definitely worth it!
- Search for the legendary lake monster in the site of a hundred and forty million year old meteor strike at Reindeer Lake. Deep Bay, formed when a meteor struck the earth, is thirteen kilometers wide and seven hundred and twenty feet deep.
- Sink the perfect putt at Elk Ridge Resort. The Resort is located by Prince Albert and boasts a number of services including gorgeous lodging, a spa, great dining, wall climbing, ziplining and a golf course!
- Find out just how buoyant you truly are in the ‘dead sea of Saskatchewan.’ The mineral waters of Manitou Springs Resort & Mineral Spa at Manitou Beach are truly mystical.
- Learn about the life of John Diefenbaker while visiting his Prince Albert House. Book a guided tour to see the Diefenbaker House Museum, filled with personal artifacts Diefenbaker really used.
- Walk the same path as the legendary Grey Owl. Hike the twenty kilometer trail to this great conservationist and author’s one room cabin, located in the Prince Albert National Park.
- Swim and splash in the cool waters of Waskesiu. Discover ‘Saskatchewan’s Playground,’ located just by the Prince Albert National Park. With plenty of activities all year round, it’s a nature lover’s paradise, in any season!
- Journey back in time to see what life was like at a Hudson Bay Trading Post. Fort Carleton, located by Duck Lake, is an unforgettable experience filled with authentic artifacts, helpful staff and is also beautifully scenic.
- Witness the last battle of the 1885 Northwest Resistance at Batoche. The historic Batoche tells the story of the Metis people and the last stand of Gabriel Dumont and Louis Riel’s rebellion. You can still see bullet holes in the church and read the names on the headstones in the graveyard.
- Double dare each other to freefall eight stories in three seconds on the massive Free Fall slide at the Kenosee Superslides. Open seasonally, the Konesee Superslides waterpark boasts a ton of different attractions, slides, pools and a lazy river to help you cool down on the hottest of summer days.
- Try and break the world record for the largest rainbow trout ever caught on Lake Diefenbaker. The Lake has provided three world record breaking fish in the past couple years but if fishing isn’t your thing the great camping spots, beautiful scenery and pristine waters might lure you here.
- Try and catch a glimpse of the ghost train light… if you dare. The St. Louis ghost light is just that, an eerie light that seems to appear out of nowhere on the train tracks at night. Look it up on the internet for exact directions and location of the light!
- Take your best shot at snapping incredible wildlife pictures at the Meadow Lake Provincial Park. This park is one of the province’s largest at sixteen hundred square kilometers and with over twenty lakes, it’s one of the most diverse, especially for spotting all sorts of wildlife.
- Catch a prehistoric fish in the North Saskatchewan River. The ancient sturgeon come from a line whose origins date back over two hundred million years. This magnificent fish closely resembles something out of the dinosaur age, can be fished at certain areas in the North Saskatchewan. One popular area is just down by the Petrofka Bridge, south of Blaine Lake.
- Take the plunge off the five or seven meter diving platforms at the Harry Baily Aquatic Center. The huge center also boasts lap swimming, kidding pool, zero depth entry, sauna, hot tub, smaller diving boards and swimming pools to make your visit one you won’t soon forget.
- See why they call Saskatoon the City of Bridges as you take a scenic river walk. This area of the city is truly a can’t miss and has many paved walking paths on both sides of the river. Check out the amazing architecture including houses, the Delta Bessborough and the wonders of the natural landscape as well.
- Meander down the river before having brunch on the Prairie Lily, Saskatoon’s Riverboat. Book a brunch or a dinner on this spectacular river boat. The season opens May 12th.
- Enjoy a homemade ice cream treat at Saskatoon’s favorite ice cream parlour, Homestead Ice Cream. Located at 822 Victoria Ave, this fifties inspired diner full of cool, tasty treats is sure to satisfy even the toughest critic.
- See who can fill their pail the fastest at the Saskatoon berry U-pick orchard. Located west of Saskatoon in Luseland, Symmetree Orchard is the place to be if you want tasty, ripe berries! You can also pick sour cherries and apples.
- Challenge your family to see who can spot the most animals at the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo. This National Historic site has a great zoo as well as heritage buildings and beautiful gardens so there’s always something new to see!
- Get swept away in an evening of unforgettable music. The Saskatoon Jazz Festival.
- Watch Shakespeare’s plays come to life at Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan. There are also drama camps offered throughout the summer so be sure to check out the website and get involved!
- Hang onto your hats as you laugh and jostle your way on the horse drawn wagon ride at the Barn Playhouse. There are also many different theatre, dinner, and special programming throughout the year. Don’t forget to check out the Craft Barn to see the many different offerings by local artisans.
- Take turns locking each other in the turn of the century jail cell at the Western Development Museums’ 1910 Boomtown. The Saskatoon WDMboasts the longest indoor street and it’s filled with period correct buildings and stores for a truly authentic experience.
- Race your way to the finish line at Karttrack Go Karts in Saskatoon. Experience hair pin turns and thrilling speeds from behind the wheel on this thrilling course.
- Have a blast experiencing the best of summer fun at Ruckers in Saskatoon. Sink the perfect putt at the minigolf course, challenge the climbing wall or hit a home run at the batting cages. Ruckers also has an arcade and Fudruckers is across the parking lot so you can have lunch or dinner when you’re finished having a blast.
- Visit the breathtaking Wanuskewin Heritage Park and learn some of the province’s rich history. Meaning ‘gathering place,’ Wanuskewin hosted the Northern Indigenous tribes six thousand years ago. Come see all that this amazing site has to offer!
- Free fall through the sky and get a bird’s eye view of the city as you try skydiving. Skydive Saskatoon promises trained instructors and pilots to help you get the most out of your once in a lifetime experience.
- Visit The Howler and photograph yourself as a cast member with the mural painted on the side of the building at Rouleau. Enjoy the authentic Corner Gas experience in Rouleau. You can even mail yourself a post card and see the Dog River cancellation stamp across it.
- Stand transfixed as you take in the many different murals painted all around the city of Moose Jaw. Visit the downtown and see how many of the forty-five murals you can spot. They depict the city’s history and achievements!
- Transport yourself back into the excitement and dangers of the roaring twenties by visiting the tunnels of Moose Jaw. Trained actors create exciting and authentic scenarios as you traverse the underground tunnels.
- Exclaim over the marvels of engineering at the Moose Jaw Western Development Museum. This museum is dedicated to the history of transportation so if old cars, trains and planes are your thing you are going to have a blast!
- Catch a glimpse of the amazing and endangered burrowing owls in their natural habitat. The Saskatchewan Burrowing Owl Interpretive Centre in Moose Jaw also offers special programming throughout the year.
- See how you measure up against Edouard Beaupre, the Willow Bunch Giant. When visiting the town of Willow Bunch be sure not to miss the museum. It contains artifacts that Edward Beaupre used during this lifetime including this nine foot bed and other information about his amazing life.
- Explore the fantastic gardens, fountains and statues of the Legislative Building in Regina before you venture inside to experience first-hand this marvelous feat of architecture. Finished in 1912, this beautiful building in the province’s capital is a must see!
- Challenge each other to name the unique flora and fauna found in the Regina Floral Conservatory. The Conservatory is truly a marvel, no matter what season and offers special programming throughout the year.
- Active Mega Munch if you dare at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum. The Regina museum offers unique displays, hands on learning and exciting programs throughout the year that you won’t want to miss!
- Learn a little more about arts and culture as you take in a spectacular play at the Globe Theatre. Located in Regina, the Globe Theatre offers many different presentations throughout the year. The acting, costumes and atmosphere are phenomenal and a must see.
- Double dare your siblings, parents or friends to ride the wild rides of Regina’s Queen City Ex. The EX offers a host of rides for all ages and all thrill levels as well as games, delectable food and superb entertainment every night of the week.
- Experience science at its finest at the Saskatchewan Science Centre in Regina. Make giant bubbles you can stand inside and try a whole host of other activities and games that are fun for people of all ages. After you’re done there, take in a movie at the IMAX theatre.View this post on Instagram
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- Mosh and head bang at a metal concert at the Saskatchewan Cultural Exchange. Located in Regina this awesome venue offers shows, many of which are all ages, all year round.
- Spend a night at the cinema under the stars, old school style. Visit the Clearwater Drive-In Theatre located near Kyle for a cinematic experience you won’t soon forget.
- Scream through the air on the ziplines of Cypress Hills. Treeosix Adventure Parks in Cypress Hills offer hours of fun for people of all ages on their ziplining tours or on the ropes course.
- Go on a cattle drive at the Historic Reesor Ranch in Cypress Hills. Featuring quaint cabins and a very unique ranch experience, Reesor Ranch offers everything from horseback riding to full out cattle driving.
- Venture back into old west style landscape and see if you can spot Castle Butte at the Big Muddy badlands. A souvenir from the ice age, Castle Butte served as a landmark for many different people throughout history.
- Toast S’mores in the crackling campfire and campout under a canopy of brilliant stars in Grasslands National Park.
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