Address: View on map Great Blue Heron Provincial Park Location: Anglin Lake Recreation Site, 70km N of Prince Albert, bordering Prince Albert National Park.
Great Blue Heron Provincial Park, Anglin Lake section borders Prince Albert National Park and offers plenty of year-round activities for all types of trail enthusiasts. In the spring, summer and fall, the site features 18km of beautiful hiking trails along Jacobsen Bay's N shore, several shorter hiking trails around Anderson Point Campground (including a trail to the Anderson Cabin, an historic site), a challenging 3km cycling trail up the fire tower road's steep inclines, and excellent canoeing opportunities. Canoeing enthusiasts may even wish to schedule an overnight canoe trip as there is plenty of terrain to cover and group camping sites are located close to the shores.In the winter, the area is a cross-country skiing oasis with 18km of regularly groomed trails, featuring a warm-up shelter, rolling terrain and tracks that are perfect for beginner and intermediate skiers. The site's trails link-up with the beautiful Spruce River Highland Trail cross-country ski trails in the Prince Albert National Park, but you must purchase a park pass to utilize these trails. Snowmobiling enthusiasts will also not be disappointed by the 50km of trails that are found in the area, particularly the Trans-Canadian Snowmobile Trail.
Open Year Round
Park amenities: campgrounds, washrooms, showers, boat launch, parking, resort accommodations, picnic sites, restaurant, and canoe, kayak, boat and ski rentals, fishing, swimming.
- Length : Hiking - over 18km; cycling - 3km; cross-country skiing - 18km; snowmobiling - 50km
- Difficulty : Beginner to intermediate
- Surface : Natural terrain; steep sections on Jacobsen Bay Loop and Fire Tower Trail; groomed ski trails.
- Environment : Mid-Boreal Uplands Ecoregion - aspen and spruce forest, lakeland
- Trailhead GPS : Jacobsen Bay Trail: 53.696N, -105.9684W; Anderson Point Campground Trail (Anderson Cabin): 53.1063N, -105.9413W.
- Cross-country skiing