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Mossbank - Old Wives Lake Nature Area and Interpretive Trails

Old Wives Lake Nature Area and Interpretive Trails
Hiking Trails

5km N of Mossbank via Grid Rd 718. Watch for signs.

Old Wives Lake is designated a Migratory Bird Sanctuary, and is part of the Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network. An estimated 500,000 shorebirds use Old Wives Lake as a stopping point while on their migration S to South America from the Arctic breeding grounds. 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, gazebo, and picnic areas, for further history ...
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Town Of Mossbank

Tel: (306) 354-2294
Email: townofmossbank@sasktel.net
Website: http://www.mossbank.ca/visitors/bird-watching.html

Mossbank amenities: accommodations, restaurants, RV Park, swimming pool, ball diamonds, beach volleyball pits, Mossbank Museum, Mossbank Golf Course.

Length: 2.4km
Difficulty: Beginner
Surface: Natural terrain, grassland, possible wetlands,
Environment: Mixed Grassland Ecoregion - migratory bird staging area
Trailhead GPS: 50.0113N, -105.9972W

Hiking
Walking
Birdwatching

Backcountry
No admission charge
Pit toilet
Picnic area
Trail markers
Interpretive signs at trailhead
Interpretive signs enroute
Self-guided nature trail
Viewing platform(s)

Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network affiliate

Information in this listing is subject to change at any time. Please contact the operator to verify that information is accurate.
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