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Box 370
Mossbank, SK  S0H 3G0
Mossbank Location: 5km N of Mossbank via Grid 718. Watch for signs with duck that reads "OWLNA."
The area is significant both historically and environmentally. Refer to the informational signs located along the self-guided 2.4km walking trail, complete with viewing deck and gazebo, for further history of the area and the story behind the naming of Old Wives Lake.

Site is designated a Migratory Bird Sanctuary and part of the Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve.

Open Year Round

Nearby Attractions

The community of Mossbank is only 5 minutes to the south and has many attractions including an RV Park, swimming pool, spray pool, ball diamonds, beach volleyball pits, tennis court, Mossbank & District Museum, Mossbank Golf Club. Bishopric Salt Basin (Frederick Lake), buffalo jumps, wildlife viewing.

Rates & Hours of Operation

  • Free admission
  • Hours of operation : Self-guided. Tour at your own risk - please take safety precautions as you will encounter wildlife along the trail.

On-Site Amenities & Services

  • Picnic area
  • Pit toilet

Recreational Features

  • Geocaching

Tour Information

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

Attraction Features

  • Birding/Wildlife viewing
  • Natural History/Natural Sciences
  • Military history
  • Unique natural feature

Group Tour Information

  • Advance Notice Requirements / Additional Group Tour Information : Tour information available at town office, (306) 354-2294. Allow a number of weeks for tours to be set up - guides are on a volunteer basis.