August 2011 SaskSecrets

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Landscape Trivia

Where in Saskatchewan is the highest point of land between Labrador and the Rocky Mountains?

a) Duck Mountain
b) Cypress Hills
c) Climax
d) Prince Albert National Park

Answer:

b) Cypress Hills. Located in the southwest corner of Saskatchewan, the Cypress Hills plateau rises up to 200 metres above the surrounding prairie, to a maximum elevation of 1,468 metres (4,816 ft), making it Canada's highest point between the Canadian Rockies and the Labrador peninsula and also the highest point in Saskatchewan.  There are now some very exciting ways to experience this landscape through Cypress Hills Eco Adventures. Learn more about Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park.