Follow along as guest and staff bloggers explore Saskatchewan and share their travel and tourism adventures. Locals always know the best places to go and things to do.

Backcountry Camping on the Gem Lakes Trail in Narrow Hills Provincial Park

For me, the best camping trips are ones where you only need to sit and enjoy the view to have a good time.

May 14, 2018




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Churchill River and Beyond: Paddling Adventures in Northern Saskatchewan

For almost 15 years, photographer Chad Chicilo and two close friends have spent their summers exploring Saskatchewan’s remote northern wilderness.

April 25, 2018

History of the Churchill River

The Churchill River is a waterway that was important to First Nations travel and trade centuries before the arrival of explorers and voyageurs. 


April 24, 2018

Churchill River Highlights

Outdoor adventure seekers and nature enthusiasts are enticed by the thrill of Saskatchewan’s north with its mighty rivers and abundant freshwater lakes framed by lush boreal forest.


April 24, 2018

Learning Lessons While Paddling the Churchill River's White Water

The rushing water of the Churchill River slams into my 12-foot solo canoe as I paddle out of the calm eddy I was resting in. I try to defy the force that is determined to push me downstream and away from my goal.
April 20, 2018

Big Pike Memories in Saskatchewan

One of the most memorable trips I shared with my dad was in Northeast Saskatchewan, at Reindeer Lake. This was one of the first pike trips I had taken my him on, and he was as excited as I was the first day he took me fishing.

March 27, 2018

Babe Winkelmans' Bucket List Advice

In a single day we were able to land over fifteen world-class pike over forty inches in just six to seven hours, including one of my personal best fish, a 51” behemoth!
January 10, 2018

Northern Saskatchewan's Pike Paradise

Everyone knows anglers are incorrigible liars. So for years I listened to tall tales about fishing in northern Saskatchewan with a healthy skepticism.
November 15, 2017

Lest We Forget

More than 4,000 lakes, islands and bays in northern Saskatchewan bear the names of individuals who lost their lives in military conflict. Doug Chisholm has photographed nearly all of these commemorative sites.

November 6, 2017

One Week on the Badwater River

Crystal blue lakes, sand dunes, cliffs, and waterfalls - exactly what you hope to find on a canoe trip in northern Saskatchewan! 
July 7, 2017

Fish and food at Lloyd Lake Lodge

Fishing on Lloyd Lake in the remote wilderness of northern Saskatchewan is a dream vacation for serious anglers. What you may not expect is the amazing food on offer.
June 12, 2017

Experiences to add to your Saskatchewan Bucket List

Stretching from the grasslands in the south to the rugged Canadian Shield in the north, the amount of uninhabited land offers great opportunity for exploring off the beaten path.
May 9, 2017

White Wolf

Timber wolf packs can cover a range of more than several hundred kilometres. In this particular region of Saskatchewan white wolves are unusually common. 

March 27, 2017