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Our provincial parks offer a wide variety of summer recreation, from fishing in the pristine waters of northern Saskatchewan, wakeboarding at Lake Diefenbaker, to splashing in a heated public pool and with well-maintained courses and more days of sunlight than you can shake a club at, there's no place like Saskatchewan's Provincial Parks to tee off.  


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Guided Programs and Special Events
Historic Park Programs
Explore on Your Own
School and Youth Group Programs
Learn to Fish
Learn to Camp
Geocaching
Golf
Horses
Trails
Beaches and Pools
Swimming Lessons
Fishing
Canoe / Kayak
Boating

Guided Programs and Special Events

Leave time in your day to take part in one of our entertaining park programs. 

  • Astronomy 
  • Guided hike
  • Campfire
  • Geocach
  • Kayak
  • Fish

Several parks offer daily, drop-in programs during the summer months (July/August) for people of all ages and interests. Pick up a calendar of events at the park office upon arrival or open the calendar attachment on the individual park’s home page.

Celebrate with us!
  • Canada Day (July 1)
  • Parks Week (week leading up to Canada’s Parks Day)
  • Canada’s Parks Day (3rd Saturday in July)
  • Saskatchewan Day (August long weekend)
Parades, face painting, special guests, performances and, of course, cake are just some of the celebrations to experience.  


Historic Park Programs

Bring your sense of adventure to a place where the past comes alive! 

  • Pack buffalo robes
  • Make rope
  • Practice North West Mounted Police drills. 

Come experience these and other activities, the following parks staff will be happy to show you around.


Explore on Your Own

Are you more the type to explore on your own schedule? Borrow a geocaching kit, a sport kit or a nature discovery packs before you depart on an adventure. Inquire at the park office for more information.


School and Youth Group Programs

Bring your school or group and discover education programming at SaskParks in our outdoor classrooms, the subjects are as varied as our parks. 

Learn to Fish

This FREE lake-side program includes some short instructions and the opportunity to fish from the shore. In this two-hour program, our expert anglers, Jason and Jeff Matity, will teach the fishing necessities, including:

  • Learn to Fish (FREE)
    • Fish identification
    • Tackle and accessories
    • How to pack tackle box
    • Rules, regulations and safety
    • Casting
    • Proper fish handling
    • Cleaning/filleting

NOTE: Equipment, information and instructor provided. No cost - No pre-registering. Program is designed for ages 12 and older.

2018 Dates and Locations: TBD


Learn to Camp

The Learn to Camp program is designed to introduce new campers to skills and activities that are needed to have a successful and memorable camping experience. Participants will receive lessons from Learn to Camp Leaders, and then will have the opportunity to practice what they have learned.

Who can participate? Open to Families who have never camped before or want to start tent camping. The program can accommodate up to five people per site, with a maximum of three adults per site. If your group does not meet this criteria contact learntocamp@gov.sk.ca so that we can accomodate you. 

  • Learn to Camp - Overnight experience ($30/group): 
    • We supply all of the camping equipment you will need. 
    • You supply your own food, bedding and personal items.
    • Over the course of two days you will learn how to:
      • Set-up your campsite
      • Prepare meals on a camping cook stove
      • Learn how to start a campfire

Locations (late-June and mid-August)

Note: No Pets. No alcohol. Programs are in English

To apply: To come

learntocamp@gov.sk.ca
Mail: Learn to Camp
Saskatchewan Parks
3211 Albert St
Regina, SK S4S 5W6

2018 Program dates and details: TBD


Geocaching

A fun, family-friendly outdoor pastime that is equal parts scavenger hunt, hike, outdoor adventure and gift exchange with a technological twist.

How to begin:

Note: GPS device or a GPS-enabled mobile phone is required(Ask at Park Office or Visitor Centre - some parks have units to borrow)

About the Caches 
  • At each cache location
    • waterproof container
    • log book to sign
    • a treasure (cache or geocoin)
Remember to share your experience on our Facebook page.

  • We like hearing how we can improve our geocache, email us your suggestions: parksinfo@gov.sk.ca.

Golf


Horses

Horseback riding in Saskatchewan is not some tourist gimmick – it’s a way of life. Experienced outfitters will set you up and guide you along scenic backcountry settings, over grass-covered hills and through lush boreal forests.

Equestrian camping available at:


Trails

Saskatchewan provincial parks are home to a multitude of trails and paths, from interpretive trials that tell of the historical and environmental significance of the area to challenging biking and hiking trails, and snowmobile and cross-country ski trails in the winter.

Saskatchewan Provincial Park - Trail Activities

Backcountry Hike and Camp Experience - The Boreal Trail
  • Meadow Lake Provincial Park 
    • Boreal Trail spans the 120km length of the park
    • Offers backcountry campsites and various start/end points
ATV Trails (Permitted within Provincial Parks listed - only designated trails)
    1. ATV speed and noise frighten wildlife - be respectful.
    2. Respect the natural environment (Don’t pick flowers/plants or damage trees).
    3. Stay on marked designated and authorized ATV trails

NOTE: Check with park staff for trail conditions - Notify park staff when planning back country hikes.


Beaches and Pools
  • Beaches
    • Many of our parks offer clean, sandy beaches and most designated beaches in Saskatchewan provincial parks offer change houses and washrooms.
      • Saskatchewan parks do not offer life guard services at the beaches. Ensure that children are properly supervised.
  • Pools


Swimming Lessons

  • Online: Campsite Reservation Service
  • Phone: 1-855-737-7275 - Outside North America: 1-519-826-6784
  • 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. CST 7 days a week

Helpful Hint: When using Campsite Reservation Service, change the “Reservation Type” from "Campsite" to "Swimming Lesson" in the drop down tab, and pick your park. Reservations for swimming lessons will become available on the same day as nightly camping reservations.


Fishing
 

From fly fishing in Cypress Hills and Narrow Hills to catching world record Rainbow trout at Lake Diefenbaker, to getting the big one in Meadow Lake, some of the best fishing takes place in Saskatchewan parks. 

Fishing INFO


Canoe / Kayak

To avid canoeists and kayakers, northern Saskatchewan ranks as one of the world’s great adventure destinations. 

  • Over 50 mapped and documented routes 
  • Or the raging Churchill River that crosses Saskatchewan north of the 55th parallel, with some of the most exhilarating whitewater around.
Route INFO

Boating

There’s plenty of open space for power boating, waterskiing and personal watercraft. You can bring your own boat and gear or rent what you need at many lakeside destinations. Catch a prairie breeze in your sails, or go houseboating with family and friends. 

Saskatchewan Boating INFO


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