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Box 734
Wynyard, SK  S0A 4T0
Quill Lakes Area Location: 250 sq km conservation area located N of Hwy 16 between the towns of Wynyard, Wadena, and Foam Lake.
Limited Wheelchair Access
Modern Washrooms
Globally important bird area features Canada's largest saline lake and endangered species. Over 1 million waterfowl, shorebirds and songbirds. Numerous viewing areas with trails, two nature centres and a large interpretive centre with theatre. Saskatchewan Birding Trail anchor site.Interpretive Centre in Wynyard provides information on nature viewing sites, history, and folklore of the lakes/area. Campsites adjacent to the interpretive centre. Maps and tourism brochures available.The Foam Lake Visitor Centre & Nature Centre has tourist information, campsites, a golf driving range, heritage pioneer home, nature and walking trails, and interpretive nature displays.

1-May-2015 to 30-Aug-2015

Nearby Attractions

See Wadena, Foam Lake and Wynyard.

Rates & Hours of Operation

  • Free admission
  • Hours of operation : Daily 9am - 5pm. Contact the Wynyard town office year-round to check current state of bird-watching area as water levels fluctuate throughout the year.

On-Site Amenities & Services

  • Limited wheelchair access
  • Tourist information
  • Gift shop
  • Picnic area
  • Modern washroom
  • Children's activities

Tour Information

  • Self-guided tour
  • Trail brochure/Map
  • Guided tour
  • Tours upon request

Attraction Features

  • Birding/Wildlife viewing
  • Natural History/Natural Sciences
  • Visitor Reception Centre
  • Unique natural feature

Group Tour Information

  • Group tour services
  • Bus parking
  • Guide services