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Carlton Trail Regional Park Location: Carlton Trail Regional Park, 8 km N of Spy Hill on Hwy 8; 22 km S of Langenburg on Hwy 8.
Hiking Trails
Cross-country Ski Trails
Modern Washrooms
Park offers three groomed hiking trails that vary from mowed grass to natural terrain and total 1.6 km.The trails are perfect for birdwatching activities as they feature views of parkland and marsh spaces and the bird stand provides an excellent vantage point. Geese, hummingbirds, ruffed grouse and orioles are just some of the bird species you may encounter along the trails. All of the trails are marked, regularly mowed and are quite wide in size. In the winter, the trails are also transformed into cross-country ski trails.

The park is a popular destination spot for canoeing, paddleboating and row boating activities as these are the only types of watercraft that are permitted on the park's lake, due to its smaller size. There are also separate lakes for swimming and boating activities. The park is open from May 1 to September 30 and visitors are required to pay the regional park's entry fee to gain access to the trails.

Open Year Round

Nearby Attractions

Park amenities include: restaurant, campground, swimming, playground, 9-hole golf course, baseball diamonds, fire pits, picnic sites, beach, parking, concession, horseshoe pits, mini golf, showers, washrooms, fishing, row boating, paddleboating.

Trail Stats

  • Length : 1.6 km
  • Difficulty : Beginner
  • Surface : Mowed grass, natural terrain
  • Environment : Aspen Parkland Ecoregion - grassland, marshland, aspen bluffs
  • Trailhead GPS : N end birding trail 50.4042N, -101.4227W; W end birding trail 50.4031N, -101.4239W

Trail Activities

  • Hiking
  • Birdwatching
  • Cross-country skiing

Additional Trail Information

  • Backcountry
  • Entry fees apply
  • Parking at trailhead
  • Modern washroom
  • Picnic area
  • Trail markers
  • Interpretive signs at trailhead
  • Interpretive signs enroute
  • Self-guided nature trail
  • Viewing platform(s)
  • Canoeing
  • Camping near trailhead

Certifications & Affiliations

  • Saskatchewan Birding Trail affiliate
  • Saskatchewan Regional Park Association accredited