Waskesiu & Area Wilderness Region
Waskesiu & Area Wilderness Region offers so many wonderful options that you will need to go back again and again for to experience everything. Encompassing a large swath of area from the Wild West side of Prince Albert National Park around Big River all the way east of the park to the area around Christopher Lake.
To experience the serenity of the mixed boreal forest try Anglin Lake or Emma Lake Recreation Sites. Or go horseback riding at Sturgeon River Ranch, where you can get a taste of ranch life and explore the diverse landscapes of the region. How about enjoying some great music while relaxing in nature? Visit the Ness Creek Festival Site to get your fix of country, bluegrass or Saskatchewan music throughout the summer.
Camp out in the backcountry in Prince Albert National Park, hang out in an ecologically friendly yurt at Flora Bora Forest Lodging, or relax at some of Saskatchewan’s highest-rated accommodations like Elk Ridge Resort and Lost Creek Resort. Tee off at one of the region’s beautifully maintained golf courses, whether it is the 18-hole Waskesiu Lobstick Golf Course or the 27-hole course at Elk Ridge Resort. Want a recreational activity that is a little different but fun for the whole family? Try a few rounds of disc golf in the town of Waskesiu Lake.
And don't forget about winter. This area of the province is a true four season destination. Hop in a dogsled with Sundogs Sled Excursions and watch the forest pass by. Or if you'd like a little more speed, zip through the boreal on some of the groomed snowmobile trails around Sunset Bay Resort.
To plan a trip to the area that matches your interests, be sure to visit www.waskesiuwildernessregion.com. There are so many options you may need to extend your stay!
FUN FACT - The west side of Prince Albert National Park is host to the only free-roaming population of plains bison within the known historic plains bison range in Canada. From a few animals (10-22) a healthy population of about 400 roam the area now. These animals range freely in and out of the Park, requiring a regional management approach.