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Leader Birding Trail

Leader Birding Trail
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Trail information available at Leader CNR Caboose Information Centre, Hwy 21, Leader.

Part of the Saskatchewan Birding Trail, the Leader loop provides birdwatchers and photographers with clear directions and opportunities to view over 210 species. The South Saskatchewan River near Leader provides habitat for several rare species of birds that frequent the river valley. The riparian woodlands containing cottonwood stands, are the largest of their kind in Saskatchewan, and are home to the Pileated Woodpecker, Golden Eagle and Great Blue Heron. Park in the turnoff opposite the ... Read more

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Town Of Leader

Tel: (306) 628-3868 / (306) 628-3995 (Jun 1-Sep 3)

Great Sandhills, South Saskatchewan River, Leader Wildlife Sculptures. Town amenities: accommodations, camping, restaurants, shops, auto fuel.

Difficulty: Beginner to intermediate
Surface: Natural terrain, gravel, roadways
Environment: Mixed Grassland Ecoregions - riparian woodlands including cottonwood stands, grassland; South Saskatchewan River view


No admission charge
Parking at trailhead
Picnic area
Trail markers
Interpretive signs at trailhead
Interpretive signs enroute
Self-guided nature trail
Accommodation near trailhead
Camping near trailhead

Saskatchewan Birding Trail 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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