The name Waskesiu is derived from a Cree word meaning…
A) Large Lake
B) Tall Tree
C) Red Deer
D) Furry Bear
C) Red deer, referring to elk which are plentiful in area. Waskesiu is located in Prince Albert National Park, in the Waskesiu & Area Wilderness Region. The area encompasses the aspen parkland and the boreal forest. The diversity of this area fosters the growth of an abundance of plants and animals - an outdoor adventurer’s oasis. Learn more about this area here: www.waskesiuwildernessregion.com.