From time to time things change, life happens and plans have to be adjusted. Here is what you need to know regarding refund qualification.

Refunding camping fees will be considered if:

  • The customer attempted to cancel their reservation or notified Saskatchewan Provincial Parks of their circumstances
  • There are grounds for a refund - see Refund Application Eligibility below

The Refund Application Eligibility criteria provides guidelines for what constitutes a refund.

At the park: Once you're in the park, with the permit for your site and choose to leave early - you will lose the cost of up to 4 remaining camping nights. Refund requests at the park should be directed to park management.

Do You Qualify for a Refund?

Refund Application Eligibility

Before proceeding to the refund application, review the following Important Notes:
  1. Before completing the Refund Application Form you must cancel or change reservation through our Online Reservation Site or Call Centre 1-833-7SKPARK (1-833-775-7275). 
  2. In no circumstances will non-refundable fees include reservation, cancellation and change fees be refunded.
  3. Refund Application must be received within 3 months of the departure date to be accepted.
  4. Refund Application are processed within 6 weeks.
  5. Saskatchewan Provincial Parks will not respond to applications that do not have grounds for a refund.
  6. Entrance to, attendance at, or use of a Saskatchewan Provincial Park, including the use of park equipment or facilities, carry risks of injury or loss or damage of personal property. Park users acknowledge and assume all risks, which may include lost, stolen, or damaged property, as well as personal injury to oneself or to any family members or guests. The Government of Saskatchewan and its officers, agents, and employees do not assume liability for any lost, stolen, or damaged property, or for any injury incurred while visiting Saskatchewan Provincial Parks.

Refunds will NOT be given:

  • If wildlife (bears, cougars, etc.) or insects (tent caterpillars, ticks, etc.) are in the campsite/campground or damaged/destroy personal property.
  • For Weather (temperature, rain, snow, etc.) or air quality issues (wildfire smoke, etc.). 
  • Because fire bans/restrictions are in effect.
  • For in-park conditions (unsatisfactory conditions, poor customer service, etc.). These requests for refund must be directed to the Park Manager.
  • For early departure, a maximum of two (2) nights camping will be forfeited. (exceptions - see Refunds below)
  • If expected or common park conditions trigger existing medical condition (i.e., reaction to bee sting, or asthma attack from campfire smoke, etc.) or if someone in the camping party gets ill but does not require medical attention.
  • For errors made on reservation by the reservation holder.
  • For minor vehicle issues including breakdowns, repairs or other equipment issues.
  • When a reservation cancellation or change falls within the penalty period.
  • For plans change due to arrangements falling through (i.e. child/pet care) or getting called into work.

Refunds will only be given:

  • For incorrect charges caused by technical issues on our Online Reservation Site.
  • When you are unable to enter campgrounds or access campsites due to natural disasters, road closures or other park-related emergencies.
  • For medical emergencies that prevent you from fulfilling the reservation. 
    • These applications require a doctor’s note or proof that a member of the camping party was seriously injured or admitted to the hospital.  
      • Dates on the medical note or document must coincide with the arrival date. 
      • Where applicable, the permit holder must cancel or change the reservation immediately.
  • If there is a death in the immediate family
    • Where applicable, the permit holder must cancel or change the reservation immediately. 
    • (Immediate family: parent, spouse, child, grandchild, grandparent, brother, sister, father-in-law, mother-in-law, daughter-in-law, son-in-law, and any other relative permanently residing in the same household.) *Death of friends, distant relatives or pets do not qualify for refund.”
  • When the reservation holder or camping party member are in a serious motor vehicle accident that prevent customers from fulfilling their reservation. Applications require an accident report dated within the reservation time period.
  • For Winter Camping we will refund reservation and camping fees for unused nights (Nov 1, 2022 – Mar 31, 2023) if you cancel your winter camping reservation due to the following conditions:
    • When temperature reaches -26 degrees Celsius or below with wind chill during your scheduled stay in a provincial park; or
    • When you are unable to enter campgrounds or access campsites due to natural disasters, road closures (including travel not recommended advisories due to winter conditions as designated on the Saskatchewan Highway Hotline), or other park-related emergencies.