8 Great Parks for Cross-country Skiing in Saskatchewan

 

In the winter months, Saskatchewan is bathed in sunshine under a big blue sky, and covered in sparkling snow. Cross-country skiing is a perfect family-friendly activity for all ages and skill levels.

Many groomed trails for novices and experts are located throughout the province. Trails are groomed for classic and skate skiing, with difficulty levels ranging from beginner to advanced.

Explore some of the province’s most beautiful natural attractions while gliding through these national and provincial parks.


NORTH

1. Meadow Lake Provincial Park

More than 20 km of groomed trails located at Grieg Lake. Meadow Lake Provincial Park is one of the largest provincial parks in Canada.

 

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2. Little Red River Park (Prince Albert)

Over 30 km of trails just outside of Prince Albert. Warm-up shelters on some routes. River Trail Loop is lit for night skiing.



3. Great Blue Heron Provincial Park (Anglin Lake)

Eighteen km of groomed trails with a warm up shelter. Connects to the Spruce River Highlands trail in Prince Albert National Park.



4. Prince Albert National Park

Twelve trails of varying difficulty and length throughout Prince Albert National Park.

 

CENTRAL

5. Duck Mountain Provincial Park

More than 60 km of groomed trails, some with warm up shelters.



6. Eb’s Trails (Duck Lake)

Over 50 km of groomed tracks developed by the trail’s namesake, Eberhard Fass.

 

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SOUTH

7. White Butte Trails Recreation Site (Regina)

Thirteen km of trails just outside of Regina. Trails through treed sections of gently rolling hills.



8. Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park

Twenty seven km of trails in the Centre Block. Fifteen km of groomed trails.

 

 

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