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Scenery At The End Of Nut Point Trail

Nut Point Trail Hike near La Ronge

I didn't know what to expect on my hike on the Nut Point Trail in Lac La Ronge Provincial Park, Saskatchewan. Located just a few kilometres from the town of La Ronge, the trail follows a treed and rocky peninsula to its tip - jutting into Lac La Ronge. The Nut Point trail is 15 km long one way. It's best enjoyed as a backpacking trip. I tell you that from experience as I did…

Our Campsite Beside Trout Rock Rapids; We Had To Cross The River Against The Current To Reach The Campsite

Churchill River Canoe Trip, Saskatchewan

The Churchill River is a classic northern Canadian river to canoe. Starting in Churchill Lake, Saskatchewan, the river flows east for over 1,600 km emptying into Hudson's Bay. It's unique in that all the water flowing in the river is Saskatchewan based, with not a drop of mountain water. The range of canoeing options is phenomenal so your best bet is to pick up a guide book on canoeing the Churchill or even better, get…

Now On The Mustus Peitahigan Loop

Mustus Peitahigan Hike in Meadow Lake Park

The Mustus Peitahigan hike in Saskatchewan's Meadow Lake Provincial Park had not been in our plans for the May long weekend. John and I were in the park for the specific purpose of hiking the Boreal Trail. The day before we had hiked a beautiful 16 km section of the trail located at the western end of the park. On the second day we planned to explore the far eastern end of the trail and then do…

Looking Across The Cold River To Surprisingly Colourful Hills From The First Backcountry Campsite

Boreal Trail Hike in Meadow Lake Provincial Park

I spent a long weekend in Saskatchewan's Meadow Lake Provincial Park hiking five sections of the Boreal Trail. The trail runs most of the length of the park, spanning a distance of about 120 km. It's Saskatchewan's only destination backpacking trip. It can be done as an epic multi-day hiking trip, but just as easily, you can do day hikes, choosing sections of the trail, depending on your interest and how much time you have.  The Boreal…

Beautiful Prairie Vistas When You Hike In Grasslands National Park

Grasslands National Park Hiking

Hiking in Grasslands National Park, Saskatchewan won't win any popularity awards. In fact only about 10,000 people per year see fit to visit the place. Yet it deserves a trip. It’s a quiet landscape best appreciated by hiking an extensive network of trails. Front-country and backcountry hiking in Grasslands National Park The park provides both front-country and backcountry hiking experiences. But the backcountry ones are for the truly adventurous as none of the trails are…

Pretty Walking In The Downtown Area

10 Things to do in Saskatoon in Winter

Saskatoon in winter can be tough. Make no mistake. The winter is long and it can be cold, numbingly cold. But Saskatoon is a city where it's possible to not only survive the winter - but to thrive in it. Here are 10 fun things you and your family can do in Saskatoon in winter. Just be sure to dress warmly. In fact you might just want to read What to Wear in Canada in…

Beautiful Paddling On The South Saskatchewan River

25 Fun, Weird and Interesting Facts About Saskatoon

On my first visit to Saskatoon - the largest city in all of Saskatchewan, I was surprised to see what a vibrant, young city it is. It's also got a great foodie scene I was completely unaware of. I'm sure I'm not the only one who is misinformed about Saskatoon. Check out these 25 fun, weird and interesting facts about Saskatoon to get a sense of the city. Saskatoon is named after mis-sask-quah-toomina, the Cree…

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