From rushing rapids and waterfalls, to the calm still quiet lakes
Whether spending time on them or in them, the abundance of beautiful lakes and rivers in Sask Parks are sure to satisfy any water enthusiast. Paddle your way to a private beach, fish from the shore, or wakeboard on the open water. Don’t forget to take in the views of the surrounding beaches and forests.
Lac La Ronge
This Natural Environment park should be on every adventure seeker’s bucket list. With more than 30 documented canoe routes, many of which follow old fur trade routes, the park is a paddler’s dream. Take a boat ride to the breathtaking Nistowiak Falls.
Narrow Hills Provincial Park protects the Gem Lakes which is home to over 60 lichen species. Explore the Gem Lakes to take in crystal clear and vibrant blue and green waters. Fishing can be enjoyed at the many lakes located within the park with some lakes being stocked with a variety of trout species. Some lakes are stocked with a variety of trout species. Narrow Hills Provincial Park is a place where beauty and adventure awaits.
With three provincial parks and the Elbow Harbour Recreation Site located on it, Lake Diefenbaker offers some of the greatest water for recreation in southern Saskatchewan. Walleye, Rainbow Trout, Northern Pike, Lake Trout, Sauger, Yellow Perch, Lake Whitefish, Burbot and Goldeye are plentiful. With boat launches, marinas and boat rentals available, all that’s left is to pick which park to visit first.
Danielson Provincial Park is the ultimate location for those who love the water. Check off swimming, fishing, windsurfing, canoeing and boating all in one trip. Plus, visitors can climb, jump and slide into the lake at Danielson’s inflatable water park.
Douglas Provincial Park is nestled along the Qu’Appelle Dam. Depending on lake levels the boat launch may be in operation, if not, it’s a short 10-minute drive to launches in Elbow. Rent a kayak or paddleboard from the store and get out on the water.
Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park is located on the western end of Lake Diefenbaker, less than 40 minutes north of Swift Current. Several boat launches make it easy to get on the water. No boat? No problem! Watercraft rentals are available through the Marina.
Meadow Lake Provincial Park contains a string of over 20 sparkling lakes refreshed by the winding Waterhen River. This beautiful Natural Environment Park is set in over a 100km stretch of lush boreal forest where you can choose a setting as tranquil as a soaring eagle or as lively as a trio of screaming teens tubing behind a motor boat. Kick back on some of the best beaches in Saskatchewan, enjoy a day of fishing or try your skill at waterskiing or paddle boarding.
Located along the shores of the 80k-long stretch of water known as Last Mountain Lake, Rowan’s Ravine Provincial Park offers a world of water activities to its visitors. Discover the lake’s fishing hotspots on a guided fishing trip with G & S Marina Outfitters, or rent a boat, canoe or paddleboat from them and explore the lake on your own. Be sure to stop by the beach where you will find Saskatchewan’s first open-water water park, Wild Waves Waterpark!