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    Meewasin Authority office located at 402 - 3rd Ave S, Saskatoon.
    Latitude: 52.123401° N,
    Longitude: -106.663652 ° W
    The Meewasin Valley offers over 105 km of trails across 67 square km of land. It provides year-round recreation and wonderful sightseeing opportunities in the heart of Saskatoon and beyond. Take advantage of the well-maintained, multi-use pathways to cycle, jog, cross-country ski, or walk the riverbank trails. Sections of the Meewasin Trail are also part of the Trans Canada Trail which stretches almost 24,000 km across Canada from coast to coast.

    In addition to the urban section of the River Valley, there are other Meewasin sites to explore outside of the city. That includes Beaver Creek Conservation Area, Meewasin Northeast Swale, Cameco Skating Rink @Nutrien Plaza, Cranberry Flats Conservation Area, River Landing Water Spray Feature, and rural beach sites such as Fred Heal Canoe Launch, Paradise Beach, and Poplar Bluffs.
     
    Please note that the various Meewasin Valley locations both in and outside of Saskatoon differ greatly in amenities, accessibility, activities, and hours of operation. Some are seasonal while others like Beaver Creek are only open on specific days of the week. Additionally, some sites do not allow pets. Please consult the Meewasin website or download the new Meewasin A​pp​ for specific information about each site while planning your trip.
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    Meewasin Dark Skies | Bat Blitz & Night Hike

    Saskatoon

    Jun 6, 2024 to Jun 6, 2024

    ​Embark on an immersive after-hours adventure at Beaver Creek Conservation Area in Saskatoon's Meewasin Valley. This Bat Hike adventure will teach you how to detect bat species with radar detection kits during a guided night hike that will take you into the depths of the forest. Meet at Beaver Creek Conservation Area at 8:30 p.m. Events runs until 11:30 p.m. (back-up date June 7).

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    Meewasin Valley | Birding Breakfast at Beaver Creek Conservation Area

    Saskatoon

    Jun 8, 2024 to Jun 16, 2024

    Join Meewasin Valley for Breakfast with the Birds!

    For a limited time during the spring breeding season, you can join Meewasin and start your day with the birds at Beaver Creek Conservation Area. 

    The morning begins with a gentle walk along the trail, where a Meewasin guide will cover the basics of identifying and tracking a few of the resident birds, as well as a few of the migratory birds passing through. Once you arrive back at the interpretive center, you’ll be treated to some local coffee from Road Coffee and a continental breakfast box specially curated for Birding Breakfast by Style & Graze. 16 breakfast spots available per tour. 2024 tour dates: June 8, 9, 15 and 16. ​​
    All proceeds from this experience support Meewasin’s conservation and education programs, making this a truly sustainable experience in one of the Meewasin Valley’s birding hotspots. 
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    Meewasin Valley | Dark Skies: Photographing the Milky Way

    Saskatoon

    May 11, 2024 to May 11, 2024

    ​Join Meewasin and Saskatoon’s Living Sky Guy Tim Yaworski for an Astrophotography Workshop at Cranberry Flats. After the workshop, use your camera and your newfound skills to practice photographing the spectacular Milky Way. All proceeds from this experience support Meewasin’s conservation and education programs, making this a sustainable experience in one of the Meewasin Valley’s feature locations.​
    Your ticket includes: 3.5 hour experience led by a Meewasin guide; Atrophotography Workshop with special guest Tim Yarowski; the chance to view the night sky via telescope, including the new SeeStar smart telescope; one complimentary beverage (tea, coffee or hot chocolate).

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    Meewasin Valley | Grazing Dinner

    Saskatoon

    Sep 5, 2024 to Sep 14, 2024

    You are invited to Meewasin's Grazing Dinners this fall near Saskatoon. This one-of-a-kind experience begins with a guided hike through native prairie at Beaver Creek Conservation Area, led by Meewasin’s Renny Grilz. You'll be immersed in the sights, smells, and sounds of the landscape and learn why Saskatchewan prairie is so important.

    After the hike, a three-course dinner prepared by Odla Restaurant & Market will be served outdoors. True to Odla’s farm-direct approach, the ingredients featured on your plate will be locally sourced and seasonally inspired.
    Enjoy an interactive sheep and stock dog demonstration with special guest, Shepherd Jared Epp, showcasing how Meewasin uses grazing to support prairie ecosystems.

    Offer is available on September 5, 6, 12, 13 and 14; 19+ only.
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    Meewasin Valley | Meewasin Walking Tours

    Saskatoon

    Jun 1, 2024 to Sep 28, 2024

    Meewasin Walking Tours explore the past, present, and future of the Meewasin Valley, illustrating how the river and its banks have long been intertwined in the story of Saskatoon, and how Meewasin is working to preserve them for generations to come.
    Designed to appeal to locals and visitors alike, this experience has something for everyone. Whether you're a conservationist or a history buff, a lifelong Saskatonian or a tourist, you'll walk away from this tour with a new perspective.

    ​​This tour is available June to September, Wednesday 5:30 - 7 p.m., Saturday 10 - 11:30 a.m., and starts from the Delta Bessborough Hotel lobby. It is limited to 24 people.
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    Meewasin Valley | Meewasin Wildflower Walk

    Saskatoon

    Jun 21, 2024 to Jul 27, 2024

    Join Meewasin for a guided Wildflower Walk at Beaver Creek Conservation Area near Saskatoon, and learn about local plants, wildflowers, and pollinators that love them.
    Did you know that somewhere between 75% and 95% of all flowering plants on the earth need help with pollination? As you hike along the trail, your guide will direct your attention to various native plants and wildflowers in bloom, and talk about the important relationships they have with the animals that pollinate them.
    After your walk, you’ll be treated to a cold drink created by Primal Restaurant (featuring ingredients that wouldn’t exist without pollinators!). You will also have the opportunity to contribute to biodiversity by planting a wildflower on site.
    This walking tour is available June 21 and 22, July 5, 6, 26 and 27. It is limited to 16 people.
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    Meewasin Valley | Naughty By Nature

    Saskatoon

    Jul 11, 2024 to Aug 22, 2024

    Have you ever wondered what happens in the Meewasin Valley… after hours? In this light-hearted experience, you’ll learn about the mating and courtship strategies of the wildlife at Beaver Creek Conservation Area. This exploration of the risqué side of nature, coupled with a make-your-own cocktail experience featuring Black Fox Distillery’s Gin #3, is sure to get a laugh out of guests! Join Meewasin Valley as they lift the leaves on the birds and the bees.​
    Optional Add-Ons: Add a specially curated charcuterie box from Style and Graze and/or a local beverage from 9 Mile Legacy Brewing or Stumbletown Distillery to your ticket to cap off your evening! (Food available by pre-purchase only). All proceeds from this experience support Meewasin’s conservation and education programs, making this a sustainable experience in one of the Meewasin Valley’s most popular locations.
    This experience is limited to 24 people per tour, available on July 11 and 25, August 8 and 22, 2024 from 6-9 p.m. 19+ only please. Due to the natural features of the trail network, this experience is not considered accessible for guests with limited mobility.
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    Rates And Discounts

    • Free admission

    Access

    • Urban / Suburban

    Services

    • Interpretive program
    • Self-guided tour
    • Tourist information available

    Amenities

    • Boat launch
    • Drinking water
    • Firepit
    • Modern washroom
    • Nature trails
    • Picnic area
    • Picnic tables
    • Trail brochure / Map

    Activities

    • Birding / Wildlife viewing
    • Children's activities
    • Cross-country skiing
    • Cycling
    • Hiking

    Inclusive Travel

    • Barrier-free washroom/shower
    • Pet friendly
    • Wheelchair access

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    Contact Info

    Phone(s): 306-665-6887 |
    meewasin@meewasin.com

    Meewasin Authority office located at 402 - 3rd Ave S, Saskatoon.

    Latitude: 52.123401° N, Longitude: -106.663652 ° W

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    The Meewasin Valley offers over 105 km of trails across 67 square km of land. It provides year-round recreation and wonderful sightseeing opportunities in the heart of Saskatoon and beyond. Take advantage of the well-maintained, multi-use pathways to cycle, jog, cross-country ski, or walk the riverbank trails. Sections of the Meewasin Trail are also part of the Trans Canada Trail which stretches almost 24,000 km across Canada from coast to coast.

    In addition to the urban section of the River Valley, there are other Meewasin sites to explore outside of the city. That includes Beaver Creek Conservation Area, Meewasin Northeast Swale, Cameco Skating Rink @Nutrien Plaza, Cranberry Flats Conservation Area, River Landing Water Spray Feature, and rural beach sites such as Fred Heal Canoe Launch, Paradise Beach, and Poplar Bluffs.
     
    Please note that the various Meewasin Valley locations both in and outside of Saskatoon differ greatly in amenities, accessibility, activities, and hours of operation. Some are seasonal while others like Beaver Creek are only open on specific days of the week. Additionally, some sites do not allow pets. Please consult the Meewasin website or download the new Meewasin A​pp​ for specific information about each site while planning your trip.

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    Location Information

    Meewasin Authority office located at 402 - 3rd Ave S, Saskatoon.

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    lat. 52.123401° N, long. -106.663652 ° W

    Contact Info

    Phone: 306-665-6887 |
    meewasin@meewasin.com

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    Meewasin Dark Skies | Bat Blitz & Night Hike

    Jun 6, 2024 to Jun 6, 2024

    STARTING AT: $16.25

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    Meewasin Valley | Birding Breakfast at Beaver Creek Conservation Area

    Jun 8, 2024 to Jun 16, 2024

    STARTING AT: $83.25

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    Meewasin Valley | Dark Skies: Photographing the Milky Way

    May 11, 2024 to May 11, 2024

    STARTING AT: $25.53

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    Meewasin Valley | Grazing Dinner

    Sep 5, 2024 to Sep 14, 2024

    STARTING AT: $255.3

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    Meewasin Valley | Meewasin Walking Tours

    Jun 1, 2024 to Sep 28, 2024

    STARTING AT: $28.67

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    Meewasin Valley | Meewasin Wildflower Walk

    Jun 21, 2024 to Jul 27, 2024

    STARTING AT: $37.52

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    Meewasin Valley | Naughty By Nature

    Jul 11, 2024 to Aug 22, 2024

    STARTING AT: $69.36

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