This page lists some of the rules and regulations in place at Saskatchewan Provincial Parks. These rules are in place for the benefit and safety of our natural environment, wildlife as well as our guests. Always remember to respect our parks, and leave them as you find them, and if you are lucky enough to see wildlife - stay back!
Park Entry Permit
All visitors must possess and display a valid Park Entry Permit.
Lost or stolen Park Entry Permits will not be refunded or replaced.
Information on who is occupying a campsite will not be released to any public inquiries.
At the Park
Upon arrival at the park, campers will be required to confirm they are the permit holder on the reservation in order to be permitted into the site to ensure the correct person is checking in.
All camping units and campsites must be maintained so as not to detract from the park setting. Due to campsite size, length restrictions may apply. All camping units and equipment must be contained within the campsite
Check-in: 2 pm | Check-out: 12 noon (Camping unit and personal property must be removed by noon on departure date) 24 hours a day is quiet time, violators will be charged
Limit of one (1) "camping unit" on each campsite
All camping units and vehicles
A limit of six (6) people per campsite is allowed for non-immediate family members. “Immediate family” is defined as a parent(s) and children 18 years of age and under, or an adult acting in a guardianship role in the absence of parent(s) for children aged 18 years and under.
Lights: Maximum of 12 CSA-approved patio lights (one string) or one (1) section of rope lights per campsite
Major appliances must be contained within the camping unit.
Tarps: are permitted as long as they do not create safety concerns within the campground (max 400 sq. ft. / 37.16 m2)
Vehicles: Maximum of two (2) vehicles and one (1) watercraft at each campsite at any time providing the site can accommodate.
Self-contained propane/gas barbeques, fire pits and heating devices: Must be CSA approval, and should be set up on level bare soil or gravel/sand clear of vegetation.
Propane or other non-wood burning portable barbecues are acceptable for cooking purposes
Generators: Permitted (intermittently) in campgrounds without electricity
Waste: Dispose of solid waste and waste water in provided sewage system or receptacle
Park users may not remove any sign, facility, turf, rock or the whole or part of any flower, plant, shrub or tree
Decks: Removable ground level decks/landings will be permitted upon approval of the park supervisor or designate. (max 80 sq. ft. / 7.43 m2)
Where offered, the seasonal camping program is available from May long weekend until September 30th. All services and amenities will be available from the May long weekend until the September long weekend. In some parks, reduced services may be in effect between the September long weekend and September 30th and in some cases you may be required to move campsites. If there is a shortened operating season or capital project planned, you may be required to vacate the park.
When vacating the campsite at the end of the season, the permittee must remove all personal property and restore the campsite to its original condition. If the campsite is not restored to its original condition, the ministry reserves the right to restore the campsite and charge the associated costs for restoration of the campsite. Failure to comply with the above conditions and Parks Act and Regulations may result in eviction and/or loss of the seasonal campsite for the season, or in following seasons.
Only permitted in park supplied fire pits and barbecues
IT IS AN OFFENCE to remove any firewood from provincial parks
Alcohol / Recreational Cannabis
Alcoholic beverages and cannabis may be consumed in the permit holder’s camping unit, and on their assigned campsite, in accordance with the Cannabis Control (Saskatchewan) Act and The Alcohol and Gaming Regulations Act, 1997, Section 107 (1) per 139(1), except during times when an alcohol or cannabis ban is in effect.
Pets, Birds and Wildlife
Pets are welcome in all Saskatchewan Provincial Parks with the exceptions of public structures, beaches or in swimming areas.
No bird feeders are permitted in parks
Respect wild life and keep foods securely stored and your campsite clear of items that may attract wild life
All drone pilots must follow the rules outlined in Transport Canada’s Canadian Aviation Regulations. In Canada, there are two main categories of drone operation; basic and advanced, with each category having different rules based on weight, flying distance from bystanders and defined airspace the drone will be occupying. Saskatchewan Provincial Parks abide by the same drone rules and regulations set forth by Transport Canada.