Construction at Lower Chalet and the Elmview pool areas Camping November 1-March 30, 2020 Spring Camping April 1-May 13, 2020
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Latitude: 50.58533° N, Longitude: -105.4228° W
South - 24 km N of Hwy 1 via Hwy 301.
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Located 20 minutes northeast of Moose Jaw, Buffalo Pound Provincial Park offers a balanced blend of nature and recreational opportunities. Once used by First Nations to corral bison, the park maintains a captive herd in a paddock that's situated among the area's scenic rolling hills.  

This park offers excellent hiking and biking trails, fishing, canoeing and kayaking opportunities. Enjoy migrant waterfowl viewing at Nicolle Flats Interpretive Area and Marsh Boardwalk. A great location for day-trips and multiple-night camping alike, Buffalo Pound is the perfect choice for your next visit. For that perfect getaway with minimal effort and preparation, Buffalo Pound has two Camp-Easy sites available for booking. 

 

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Construction at Lower Chalet and the Elmview pool areas

Camping November 1-March 30, 2020

Spring Camping April 1-May 13, 2020

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Camping available from May long weekend to Sep 27.



Access

  • Lake / Resort

Services

  • Firewood - free
  • Laundry
  • Groceries / Supplies
  • Interpretive program
  • Off-season camping
  • Winter camping

Amenities

  • Tenting sites
  • Modern washroom
  • Picnic area
  • Playground
  • Sewage disposal
  • Shower
  • Boat launch
  • Beach
  • Firepit
  • Picnic tables
  • Fish cleaning facility
  • Drinking water
  • Ice
  • Electric sites
  • Non-electric sites
  • Full hook-up sites
  • Nature trails
  • Group camping
  • 30 amp service

Activities

  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Sailing
  • Birding / Wildlife viewing
  • Fishing
  • Mini golf
  • Geocaching
  • Camping
  • Children's activities
  • Swimming

Food and Beverage

  • Concession / Fast food

Accessibility

  • Barrier-free campsites
  • Barrier-free washroom/shower
  • Pet friendly
  • Wheelchair access
Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Jun 29, 2020 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Join us between 11:00 am and 12:00 pm at the Elmview Day Use Area Service Centre Lawn for this come and go activity. Try your hand at silly science experiments that are sure to knock your socks off! Formulate, concoct, and test the experiments alongside our interpreters. New experiments each week!



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Elmview Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Jun 29, 2020 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

​Join us at 2:00 pm at the Maple Vale Day Use Area Shelter for this activity. Discover the secrets of our forest underbrush and make homes for the fairies that live there using found natural materials. Check back the next day to see if anyone has visited. 

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Maple Vale Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Jun 30, 2020 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

​Join us at 2:00 pm for this activity. Try your hand at preparing some classic meals and snacks over the campfire. We'll provide the ingredients and cooking materials, you bring your appetite. In the event of a fire ban or fire restriction alternate cooking methods will be explored. Due to the nature for this activity we cannot guarantee accommodation for any dietary restrictions. 

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Maple Vale Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Jun 30, 2020 - 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

​Join us at 7:30 pm at Lakeside Foods in the Maple Vale Day Use Area for this activity. Relax on a picnic blanket or in your lawn chair as you enjoy a film projected outside under the stars. Concession available for purchase from Lakeside Foods. End time will vary depending on length of film. Stay tuned for weekly film announcements. 

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Maple Vale Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Jul 02, 2020 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

​Ever wondered about the plants and animals of Buffalo Pound Provincial Park? Join our Interpreters to learn fun facts and identifying features including tracks, scat, and more! New themes each week.

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Elmview Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Jul 02, 2020 - 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

​Join us at 7:00 pm at the Campground Office for this program. We will meet at the Campground Office before driving to the Bison Range. Did you know that Buffalo Pound has kept a display herd of bison since the early 1970s? On this trek learn the history of Plains Bison in North America and how Buffalo Pound play an important role in bison conservation today. Bring sturday walking shoes and a bottle of water. There are no bathrooms along the 2.9 km trail. 

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Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Jul 03, 2020 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

​Join us at 2:00 pm at the Maple Vale Day Use Area Shelter for this activity. Put your skills to the test and have some fun as you complete this hands-on program series. In the Basics, learn how to stay safe in outdoors and be prepared with the necessary safety supplies for any activity. In Shelters build an emergency shelter for protection if you are unexpectedly delayed on a trail or to protect yourself from inclement weather using available materials, basic knots and simple supplies. 

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Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Jul 04, 2020 - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

​Join us at 7:00 pm at the Maple Vale Day Use Area shelter for this activity. In this family friendly activity, work as a team to crack codes, solve clues and unlock mysteries of the park. Great for escape room lovers!

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Maple Vale Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Jul 05, 2020 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

​Meet at the Elm View Day Use Area Service Centre Lawn for this activity. Sign your team up for the Amazing Race: Buffalo Pound Edition. Your team can have as many members as you like, however, some challenges may require transport with a vehicle. Pre-registration opens July 2, 2020. You must pre-register your team at the park office in person or by calling 1-306-694-3229.

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Elmview Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Jul 06, 2020 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

​Join us between 11:00 am and 12:00 pm at the Elmview Day Use Area Service Centre Lawn for this come and go activity. Try your hand at silly science experiments that are sure to knock your socks off! Formulate, concoct, and test the experiments alongside our interpreters. New experiments each week!

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Elmview Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Jul 06, 2020 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

​Join us at 2:00 pm at the Maple Vale Day Use Area Shelter for this activity. Discover the secrets of our forest underbrush and make homes for the fairies that live there using found natural materials. Check back the next day to see if anyone has visited. 

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Maple Vale Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Jul 07, 2020 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Join us at 2:00 pm for this activity. Try your hand at preparing some classic meals and snacks over the campfire. We'll provide the ingredients and cooking materials, you bring your appetite. In the event of a fire ban or fire restriction alternate cooking methods will be explored. Due to the nature for this activity we cannot guarantee accommodation for any dietary restrictions. 


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Maple Vale Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Jul 07, 2020 - 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

​Join us at 7:30 pm at Lakeside Foods in the Maple Vale Day Use Area for this activity. Relax on a picnic blanket or in your lawn chair as you enjoy a film projected outside under the stars. Concession available for purchase from Lakeside Foods. End time will vary depending on length of film. Stay tuned for weekly film announcements. 

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Maple Vale Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Jul 13, 2020 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

​Join us between 11:00 am and 12:00 pm at the Elmview Day Use Area Service Centre Lawn for this come and go activity. Try your hand at silly science experiments that are sure to knock your socks off! Formulate, concoct, and test the experiments alongside our interpreters. New experiments each week!

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Elmview Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Jul 13, 2020 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

​Join us at 2:00 pm at the Maple Vale Day Use Area Shelter for this activity. Discover the secrets of our forest underbrush and make homes for the fairies that live there using found natural materials. Check back the next day to see if anyone has visited. 

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Maple Vale Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Jul 14, 2020 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

​Join us at 2:00 pm for this activity. Try your hand at preparing some classic meals and snacks over the campfire. We'll provide the ingredients and cooking materials, you bring your appetite. In the event of a fire ban or fire restriction alternate cooking methods will be explored. Due to the nature for this activity we cannot guarantee accommodation for any dietary restrictions. 


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Maple Vale Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Jul 14, 2020 - 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

​Join us at 7:30 pm at Lakeside Foods in the Maple Vale Day Use Area for this activity. Relax on a picnic blanket or in your lawn chair as you enjoy a film projected outside under the stars. Concession available for purchase from Lakeside Foods. End time will vary depending on length of film. Stay tuned for weekly film announcements. 

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Maple Vale Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Jul 20, 2020 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

​Join us at 2:00 pm at the Maple Vale Day Use Area Shelter for this activity. Discover the secrets of our forest underbrush and make homes for the fairies that live there using found natural materials. Check back the next day to see if anyone has visited. 

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Maple Vale Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Jul 21, 2020 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

​Join us at 2:00 pm for this activity. Try your hand at preparing some classic meals and snacks over the campfire. We'll provide the ingredients and cooking materials, you bring your appetite. In the event of a fire ban or fire restriction alternate cooking methods will be explored. Due to the nature for this activity we cannot guarantee accommodation for any dietary restrictions. 


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Maple Vale Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Jul 21, 2020 - 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

​Join us at 7:30 pm at Lakeside Foods in the Maple Vale Day Use Area for this activity. Relax on a picnic blanket or in your lawn chair as you enjoy a film projected outside under the stars. Concession available for purchase from Lakeside Foods. End time will vary depending on length of film. Stay tuned for weekly film announcements. 

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Maple Vale Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Jul 27, 2020 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

​Join us between 11:00 am and 12:00 pm at the Elmview Day Use Area Service Centre Lawn for this come and go activity. Try your hand at silly science experiments that are sure to knock your socks off! Formulate, concoct, and test the experiments alongside our interpreters. New experiments each week!

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Elmview Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Jul 27, 2020 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

​Join us at 2:00 pm at the Maple Vale Day Use Area Shelter for this activity. Discover the secrets of our forest underbrush and make homes for the fairies that live there using found natural materials. Check back the next day to see if anyone has visited. 

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Maple Vale Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Jul 28, 2020 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

​Join us at 2:00 pm for this activity. Try your hand at preparing some classic meals and snacks over the campfire. We'll provide the ingredients and cooking materials, you bring your appetite. In the event of a fire ban or fire restriction alternate cooking methods will be explored. Due to the nature for this activity we cannot guarantee accommodation for any dietary restrictions. 


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Maple Vale Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Jul 28, 2020 - 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

​Join us at 7:30 pm at Lakeside Foods in the Maple Vale Day Use Area for this activity. Relax on a picnic blanket or in your lawn chair as you enjoy a film projected outside under the stars. Concession available for purchase from Lakeside Foods. End time will vary depending on length of film. Stay tuned for weekly film announcements. 

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Maple Vale Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Aug 03, 2020 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

​Join us between 11:00 am and 12:00 pm at the Elmview Day Use Area Service Centre Lawn for this come and go activity. Try your hand at silly science experiments that are sure to knock your socks off! Formulate, concoct, and test the experiments alongside our interpreters. New experiments each week!

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Elmview Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Aug 03, 2020 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

​Join us at 2:00 pm at the Maple Vale Day Use Area Shelter for this activity. Discover the secrets of our forest underbrush and make homes for the fairies that live there using found natural materials. Check back the next day to see if anyone has visited. 

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Maple Vale Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Aug 04, 2020 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Join us at 2:00 pm for this activity. Try your hand at preparing some classic meals and snacks over the campfire. We'll provide the ingredients and cooking materials, you bring your appetite. In the event of a fire ban or fire restriction alternate cooking methods will be explored. Due to the nature for this activity we cannot guarantee accommodation for any dietary restrictions. 

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Maple Vale Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Aug 04, 2020 - 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

​Join us at 7:30 pm at Lakeside Foods in the Maple Vale Day Use Area for this activity. Relax on a picnic blanket or in your lawn chair as you enjoy a film projected outside under the stars. Concession available for purchase from Lakeside Foods. End time will vary depending on length of film. Stay tuned for weekly film announcements. 

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Maple Vale Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Aug 10, 2020 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

​Join us between 11:00 am and 12:00 pm at the Elmview Day Use Area Service Centre Lawn for this come and go activity. Try your hand at silly science experiments that are sure to knock your socks off! Formulate, concoct, and test the experiments alongside our interpreters. New experiments each week!

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Elmview Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Aug 10, 2020 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

​Join us at 2:00 pm at the Maple Vale Day Use Area Shelter for this activity. Discover the secrets of our forest underbrush and make homes for the fairies that live there using found natural materials. Check back the next day to see if anyone has visited. 

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Maple Vale Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Aug 11, 2020 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

​Join us at 2:00 pm for this activity. Try your hand at preparing some classic meals and snacks over the campfire. We'll provide the ingredients and cooking materials, you bring your appetite. In the event of a fire ban or fire restriction alternate cooking methods will be explored. Due to the nature for this activity we cannot guarantee accommodation for any dietary restrictions. 

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Maple Vale Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Aug 11, 2020 - 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

​Join us at 7:30 pm at Lakeside Foods in the Maple Vale Day Use Area for this activity. Relax on a picnic blanket or in your lawn chair as you enjoy a film projected outside under the stars. Concession available for purchase from Lakeside Foods. End time will vary depending on length of film. Stay tuned for weekly film announcements. 

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Maple Vale Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Aug 17, 2020 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

​Join us between 11:00 am and 12:00 pm at the Elmview Day Use Area Service Centre Lawn for this come and go activity. Try your hand at silly science experiments that are sure to knock your socks off! Formulate, concoct, and test the experiments alongside our interpreters. New experiments each week!

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Elmview Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Aug 17, 2020 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

​Join us at 2:00 pm at the Maple Vale Day Use Area Shelter for this activity. Discover the secrets of our forest underbrush and make homes for the fairies that live there using found natural materials. Check back the next day to see if anyone has visited. 

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Maple Vale Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Aug 18, 2020 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

​Join us at 2:00 pm for this activity. Try your hand at preparing some classic meals and snacks over the campfire. We'll provide the ingredients and cooking materials, you bring your appetite. In the event of a fire ban or fire restriction alternate cooking methods will be explored. Due to the nature for this activity we cannot guarantee accommodation for any dietary restrictions. 

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Maple Vale Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Aug 18, 2020 - 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

​Join us at 7:30 pm at Lakeside Foods in the Maple Vale Day Use Area for this activity. Relax on a picnic blanket or in your lawn chair as you enjoy a film projected outside under the stars. Concession available for purchase from Lakeside Foods. End time will vary depending on length of film. Stay tuned for weekly film announcements. 

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Maple Vale Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Aug 24, 2020 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

​Join us between 11:00 am and 12:00 pm at the Elmview Day Use Area Service Centre Lawn for this come and go activity. Try your hand at silly science experiments that are sure to knock your socks off! Formulate, concoct, and test the experiments alongside our interpreters. New experiments each week!

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Elmview Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Aug 25, 2020 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

​Join us at 2:00 pm for this activity. Try your hand at preparing some classic meals and snacks over the campfire. We'll provide the ingredients and cooking materials, you bring your appetite. In the event of a fire ban or fire restriction alternate cooking methods will be explored. Due to the nature for this activity we cannot guarantee accommodation for any dietary restrictions. 

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Maple Vale Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Aug 25, 2020 - 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

​Join us at 7:30 pm at Lakeside Foods in the Maple Vale Day Use Area for this activity. Relax on a picnic blanket or in your lawn chair as you enjoy a film projected outside under the stars. Concession available for purchase from Lakeside Foods. End time will vary depending on length of film. Stay tuned for weekly film announcements. 

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Maple Vale Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Aug 31, 2020 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

​Join us between 11:00 am and 12:00 pm at the Elmview Day Use Area Service Centre Lawn for this come and go activity. Try your hand at silly science experiments that are sure to knock your socks off! Formulate, concoct, and test the experiments alongside our interpreters. New experiments each week!

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Elmview Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Aug 31, 2020 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

​Join us at 2:00 pm at the Maple Vale Day Use Area Shelter for this activity. Discover the secrets of our forest underbrush and make homes for the fairies that live there using found natural materials. Check back the next day to see if anyone has visited. 

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Maple Vale Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Sep 01, 2020 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

​Join us at 2:00 pm for this activity. Try your hand at preparing some classic meals and snacks over the campfire. We'll provide the ingredients and cooking materials, you bring your appetite. In the event of a fire ban or fire restriction alternate cooking methods will be explored. Due to the nature for this activity we cannot guarantee accommodation for any dietary restrictions. 

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Maple Vale Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Sep 01, 2020 - 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

​Join us at 7:30 pm at Lakeside Foods in the Maple Vale Day Use Area for this activity. Relax on a picnic blanket or in your lawn chair as you enjoy a film projected outside under the stars. Concession available for purchase from Lakeside Foods. End time will vary depending on length of film. Stay tuned for weekly film announcements. 

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Maple Vale Day Use Area

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Sep 27, 2020

The Prairie Summit Run-it Trail Race takes participants along a challenging, hilly course through the wonderful scenic trails of Buffalo Pound Provincial Park. Choose the 5 km, 10 km or 20 km distance or bring the kids for the Fun Run, ages 3 - 12 years.

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Rankin's Campground, Buffalo Pound Provincial Park.

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Contact Info

  • Email: buffalopound@gov.sk.ca
  • Phone: (306) 694-3229 (May to Sep)
  • Mailing Address: 110 Ominica Street West, Moose Jaw, SK, S6H 6V2

Campsite Reservation Service

  • Phone: 1-855-737-7275
  • Website: Book Now

Saskatchewan Provincial Park Info

Construction at Lower Chalet and the Elmview pool areas Camping November 1-March 30, 2020 Spring Camping April 1-May 13, 2020

Located 20 minutes northeast of Moose Jaw, Buffalo Pound Provincial Park offers a balanced blend of nature and recreational opportunities. Once used by First Nations to corral bison, the park maintains a captive herd in a paddock that's situated among the area's scenic rolling hills.  

This park offers excellent hiking and biking trails, fishing, canoeing and kayaking opportunities. Enjoy migrant waterfowl viewing at Nicolle Flats Interpretive Area and Marsh Boardwalk. A great location for day-trips and multiple-night camping alike, Buffalo Pound is the perfect choice for your next visit. For that perfect getaway with minimal effort and preparation, Buffalo Pound has two Camp-Easy sites available for booking. 

Location Info

24 km N of Hwy 1 via Hwy 301.

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lat. 50.58533° N, long. -105.4228° W

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