Duck Mountain Provincial Park

What to do while you are here

Duck Mountain Provincial Park is a stunning four-season park, full of exciting things to see and do for the whole family.

Water Recreation

Duck Mountain has lots of choices for the water lover.

The Pickerel Point Beach, located in the Pickerel Point Campground, has a dedicated swimming area, a golden sand beach, a grassy area and a playground.

The Ministik Beach offers crystal clear water to swim in, fine sand, a large grassy area, playground and a beach volleyball area. 

There are three main areas to fish at Duck Mountain.

Madge Lake offers walleye, pike and perch to the fishing enthusiast. 

Jackfish Lake is known for yellow perch. There are no power motors or motorized boats permitted on Jackfish Lake.

Batka Lake has pike, perch and walleye. Batka also has a day-use area, so pack a picnic lunch and have a relaxing day at this quiet area.

There are four boat launches available at the park. The Pickerel Point, Jubilee and Marina boat launches are available on Madge Lake, and the Batka Lake boat launch is located at Batka Lake near the camp kitchen.


From self-guided interpretive trails to challenging hiking and cross-country ski trails, Duck Mountain has exactly what you're looking for.

Bicycle Trail

This trail begins at the Recreation Hall and takes you on a three-mile paved trail to Pickerel Point campground. The winding trail takes you through a mature forest made up of a variety of trees and shrubs and a wide variety of wildlife can be seen along the way. This trail is also a favourite for birders and is frequently used for hiking as well.

Woodland Nature Trail

Offering a scenic tour, good for both bikers and hikers, this 2 km trail runs between the campground and the Ministik beach core area. This is a great trail for bird waters and enthusiasts of flora and fauna. It features spectacular views of the lake along the way.

Pelly Point Trail

This beautiful 4.4 km trail takes you through some of the park's most stunning and varied scenery. You will see old growth balsam fir, large aspen, maple and fern meadows. This hike takes approximately three hours to walk and is a challenging wilderness hike. It is accessible for casual nature users, however, as it offers washrooms and a rest point halfway down the trail.

Fen Trail

The Fen Trail is a 600 m boardwalk trail that traverses a unique, peat-forming, groundwater-fed wetland. The area is covered by grasses, sedges, rushes, carnivorous plants, wildflowers and more. Stroll this trail to spot the unique flora and fauna that inhabit the area.

Damselfly Trail

This trail is convenient for campers who would like to take a short hike and explore the woods near the campground.

Green Lake Trail

This lush wilderness trail is for the avid hiker and shows off the beauty of the boreal forest.

Trans Canada Trail

The Trans Canada Trail winds its way through the entire park, providing trail users with an off-the-beaten-path view of the park.

Winter Recreation

Duck Mountain is one of Saskatchewan's finest winter recreation destinations.

Snowmobile Trails

There are nearly 70 km of groomed snowmobile trails within the park. There are three warm up shelters located along the trails. 

Cross-country Ski Trails

Duck Mountain Provincial Park has more than 60 km of cross-country ski trails. These trails are groomed and track set to perfection for both classic and skate-style skiing. There are six warm up shelters located along the trails.

Skating Rink

Visit the outdoor rink, located on the Ministik beach parking lot. There is a shelter that includes a wood stove to warm up. The rink is located under a street light, so make sure to try an evening skate!

Toboggan Hill

The toboggan hill is located near to the skating rink and they share a warm up shelter. The toboggan hill is fun for kids of all ages. Snowmobiles are not permitted on the toboggan hill.

The Duck Mountain Ski Area welcomes all levels of skiers and snowboarders. Featuring a vertical drop of 325 feet with 21 groomed runs, this downhill ski hill has something for everyone. There are two t-bars and a lift handle tow to get back to the top of the hill. This area is open on weekends.

Other Amenities

Throughout the summer months, park interpretive staff provide a variety of fun and educational programs and activities. There are day and evening programs, guest presenters and much more.

Nestled in the core of Duck Mountain Provincial Park, a recreation hall is available for rent and is the perfect place to host your next gathering. The hall has tables and chairs for up to 120 people. For more information, or to book, contact the park at (306) 542-5500.

Duck Mountain Provincial Park offers a variety of amenities, including golf, mini-golf, gasoline, a convenience store, horseback riding and more. Visit our What's Nearby page for more details.

Two institutional camps operate within Duck Mountain. Summer camp dates and programs vary between the specific camps. Contact the camp directly for more information:
Madge Lake Bible Camp - (204) 937-3646
St. Michael's Camp - (306) 533-8229

Dated: Jan 12, 2018