Circle Trip around Saskatchewan’s Lake Diefenbaker

Lake Diefenbaker, Saskatchewan.

Massive Lake Diefenbaker dominates summer recreation in southern Saskatchewan. Its 800 kilometres of shoreline boasts three provincial parks, three regional parks, plus various recreation sites. Most visitors have favourite spots, but when we looked at including Lake Diefenbaker in our new book, Saskatchewan’s Best Scenic Drives, we decided to look at the big picture by […]

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Three Must-do Scenic Drives in Southern Saskatchewan

Brady Coulee near Eastend, SK

Saskatchewan is tailor-made for backroad exploring. We have more roads than any province in Canada—enough to circle the equator four times. Possibilities are mind-boggling, from drives through spectacular river valleys to sweeping natural grasslands, lake-studded boreal forest, wild badlands, some of Canada’s largest sand dunes, breathtaking viewpoints, little-known hideaways, and historic treasures. That’s the theme […]

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17 Photos to Put Grasslands National Park on Your Must-See List

Saskatchewan’s Grasslands National Park is a rare place that has all the top features we look for in a travel destination – highly photogenic wild landscapes, plenty of wildlife, and no crowds. The park preserves one of the largest tracts of natural grasslands left in North America. The ruggedness of the landscape is the main […]

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15 Photos to put Cypress Hills on your Bucket List

Conglomerate Cliffs, Cypress Hills, Saskatchewan

The Cypress Hills are without a doubt among the most photogenic parts of Saskatchewan, with a rich mix of landscapes that don’t fit neatly into any one category. During the last ice age, when most of the province was buried under mountains of ice, glaciers never reached this higher plateau, leaving the region relatively free […]

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Saskatchewan’s Surprising Avonlea Badlands

  The Avonlea Badlands of southern Saskatchewan take you completely by surprise. There is little to prepare you for lies ahead as you walk across the gently undulating pasture. Then suddenly, the perfectly ordinary-looking pasture drops away, and you gaze below at an enchanting land of stone-capped hoodoos, weathered buttes, strange pillar formations, and eroded […]

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