8 Best Family-Friendly Camping Destinations
Southwestern Flair - Cypress Hills Interprovincial ParkCypress Hills is a great destination for families. Steep rises, lush valleys and pine-scented breezes lend a mountain air to the region and make it perfect for hiking and outdoor adventure. The park features a zipline tour, rock-climbing wall, a leisure pool, tennis courts, a golf course, mini-golf, horseback riding and an observatory complex.
Camping: 608 electric, non-electric and group sites
Nearby Attractions: Fort Walsh National Historic Site, Historic Reesor Ranch, Treeosix Adventure Parks and T.Rex Discovery Centre.
Resort Living or Backcountry Camping - Prince Albert National ParkPrince Albert National Park is located in an area where aspen parkland transitions into boreal forest. Wildlife in this area reflects the changing habitat. You will find everything from moose and wolves to deer and elk. This four-season destination mixes northern wilderness encounters with the comforts of a lakeside resort.
Camping: 500 electric and non-electric sites, plus a multitude of backcountry opportunities
Nearby Attractions: Treeosix Adventure Parks, Waskesiu Marina Adventure Centre, Elk Ridge Golf Course, Sturgeon River Ranch.
Nature’s Playground - Moose Mountain Provincial ParkThe aspen forest and lakes of Moose Mountain Provincial Park are found in the midst of Saskatchewan grasslands. On the north shore of Kenosee Lake, the park offers outdoor recreation including a large beach, boat launch, tennis course, an 18-hole golf course and beach volleyball courts.
Camping: 334 electric, non-electric, barrier-free, group and seasonal sites
Nearby Attractions: Cannington Manor Provincial Historic Park, the Kenosee Superslides, Kenosee Lake Riding Academy, Prairie Dog Drive-In, Golf Kenosee, designated ATV trails.
Variety is the Spice of Life - Meadow Lake Provincial ParkMore than 20 lakes, several rivers, countless streams and beautiful forest form the breathtaking 1,600 sq. km landscape of Meadow Lake Provincial Park. The park offers 12 campgrounds with a variety of camping experiences, several beaches, more than 120 km of hiking trails, canoe routes and roughly 130 bird species and wildlife.
Camping: over 800 electric, non-electric, group and seasonal sites
Nearby Attractions: the Boreal Trail, Loon Lake & District Golf and Country Club, boat/canoe rental available at Flotten Lake Lodge.
Wide Open Spaces - Grasslands National Park
Grasslands National Park is found in southern Saskatchewan, skirting the Montana border. It is a sanctuary protecting some of the last untouched prairie grasses in North America. The park has a varied terrain, with rolling grasslands, weathered cliffs and mysterious badlands. It is teeming with wildlife, burrowing owls, plains bison, black-tailed prairie dogs and more.Camping: 30 designated electric sites, plus a multitude of backcountry opportunities exist
Nearby Attractions: Big Muddy Badlands and St. Victor’s Petroglyphs Provincial Historic Park.
Wild & Free - Lac La Ronge Provincial ParkWilderness at its finest. Located in the Canadian Shield, the largest provincial park in Saskatchewan contains more than 100 freshwater lakes. Otter Rapids, Nistowiak Falls and over 1,000 islands call this park home. Holy Trinity Anglican Church, a Provincial and National Historic Site, is accessible by boat.
Camping: 236 electric, non-electric, seasonal and group sites
Nearby Attractions: Churchill River Canoe Outfitters
Sand Dunes & Lakeside Adventure - Saskatchewan Landing Provincial ParkSaskatchewan Landing Provincial Park offers awe-inspiring scenery including densely wooded coulees, rugged hills, razorback ridges and beautiful sunsets. Located along the west side of Lake Diefenbaker, this park is a must for water and nature lovers.
Camping: 312 electric, non-electric, group and seasonal sites.
Nearby Attractions: Great Sand Hills Ecological Reserve, Beechy Sand Castles, Lake Diefenbaker.
Forest Fun - Duck Mountain Provincial ParkSet in a lush forest, Duck Mountain Provincial Park is a haven for outdoor explorers. Two lakes are great for swimming, playing in the sand and fishing. The park boasts several trails for hikers and cyclists, as well as golfing, mini-golf, canoeing and tennis.
Camping: 352 electric, non-electric and seasonal sites
Nearby Attractions: Trans-Canada Trail, Madge Lake Riding Stables, Madge Lake Golf Resort, Pickerel Point Boat Rental.