- the Great Boreal Trail in Saskatchewan
Need to know a bit more?
WildlifeHere is some great wildlife information for you regardless of what trail you find yourself wandering down - stay aware.
Hiking EssentialsHere are some hiking essentials that apply on the boreal or any provincial park hiking trail you may find yourself on.
Hiking - Know Before You Go
Top 10 Tips for Trail Users
- Consult the ten outdoor essentials and carry all necessary gear.
- Abide by all Leave No Trace principles. Pack out what you pack in.
- Avoid hiking alone whenever possible.
- Choose a trail that fits your abilities. Prepare for steep and/or uneven terrain.
- Dress in appropriate hiking attire, including stable (and comfortable) footwear.
- Keep to designated trails. Diverting from the path to avoid puddles can harm vegetation and increase erosion.
- Know the weather forecast and dress accordingly.
- Make a plan and share it with someone. If possible, set a plant to check in periodically throughout our outing.
- Respect all wildlife you encounter. Stop and allow time for animals to leave the area before proceeding on the trail.
- Review bear and cougar safety information prior to your outdoor adventure.
Leave No Trace is about respecting and caring for wildlands and doing your part to protect wild place and wild lands for future generations.
The principles of ‘Leave no Trace’ include:
- Plan Ahead and Prepare
- Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces
- Dispose of Waste Properly
- Leave What You Find
- Minimize Campfire Impacts
- Respect Wildlife
- Be Considerate of Others
For more information visit Leave No Trace
Additional Park Trail Activities
Many park trail maps are also on the All Trails app
Important: Check with park staff for trail conditions, and notify park staff when planning back country hikes.
|Good Spirit Lake||Interpretive|
|Great Blue Heron|
|Lac La Ronge||Interpretive|
|White Butte Trails|
|Green indicates overnight trip opportunities. (updated May 13, 2020)|