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Old Wives Lake Nature Area and Interpretive Trails

Old Wives Lake Nature Area and Interpretive Trails

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.

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Box 370
Mossbank, SK  S0H 3G0

Tel: (306) 354-2294

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

Open Year Round

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

Picnic area
Pit toilet


Self-guided tour
Trail brochure/Map
Tours upon request

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.

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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