Events and Activities

Saskatchewan is a fabulous place to visit, regardless the season and our Provincial Parks are the best get away spots. Keep checking back for more details on the happenings at Saskatchewan's Provincial Parks.

All events are free to the public, and you are welcome to bring your own equipment.


Snowshoe Through Time

Saturday, January 26, 2019
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Last Mountain House Historic Site
10 kilometers north of Craven on Hwy #20
(Snowshoes will be provided in adjustable adult and youth sizes)

Snowshoeing, fiddlers, furs & trapping, crafts, historic characters & displays, fun interactive demonstrations and activities for the whole family. Come out and enjoy winter with hot chocolate, coffee, tea and try your hand at baking bannock over an open fire.


Experience Winter by the Lake 

Saturday, February 9, 2019
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
Great Blue Heron Provincial Park
Anglin Lake Bridge
(Snowshoes will be provided in adjustable adult and youth sizes - Skis will not be provided)

Experience Winter by the Lake by joining Sask Parks staff and guests for a cross country skiing and/or snowshoeing adventure along the trails at Anglin Lake. Hot beverages will be provided throughout the day (We encourage the public to bring their own mugs). Gather around the fire and complete a craft in the warm up shelter, there will also be interactive activities and a scavenger hunt.

Everyone is welcome to attend this free event. All materials will be provided by Sask Parks. 

What can visitors expect to experience?

Snowshoeing

  • Snowshoes will be provided by SaskParks, but the public is still encouraged to bring their own as quantities may be limited 
  • The guided snowshoe will take place on the Caribou and Tower Trails (3 km loop - 1 hour)
  • There will be two snowshoe sessions at 1:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. 

Cross country skiing

  • Cross country skis will not be provided (i.e. participants will need to bring their own ski gear) 
  • Skiers will venture out at 1:30 p.m. with local expert Marcia Klein on Elk and Jacobsen Bay Trails. (5 km trip - 1 hour)

All participants should come prepared for the weather by dressing in layers with warm winter footwear. 


Candle-lit Ski

Friday, February 15, 2019
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Moose Mountain Provincial Park
(Skis are available for at the Kenosee Inn)

Couples and families alike are invited to join us on a starry night candle-lit ski. Enjoy cross-country skiing on the 3.2 km Riding Academy Trail, lit with soft candle glow, bathed in the moonlight shining from above. Warm up by the campfire, and have a hotdog and cup of hot cocoa on us!


Snowshoe in the Park

Sunday, February 17, 2019
Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park
10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
(Snowshoes will be provided in adjustable adult and youth sizes)

Visit this family day weekend, and join park staff on Sunday, February 17 to explore the park in winter. In the morning take a guided snowshoe hike and in the afternoon learn how to build fires safely in the winter, roast marshmallows, and help build winter shelters like quinzees (weather permitting). Many events and activities will be offered by the Resort at Cypress Hills all weekend so plan ahead and make it a weekend getaway!

  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.: Forest Snowshoe Instruction and Hike
  • 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.: Fire and winter shelter building with marshmallow roasting and hot chocolate