17 Favourite New Saskatchewan Landscape Photos from 2017

Waskesiu Lake, Saskatchewan

Waskesiu Lake, Prince Albert National Park
Waskesiu Lake, Prince Albert National Park

As 2017 comes to a close, we’ve gathered together 17 of our favourite new Saskatchewan landscape photos from this year. We managed to get to several fantastic parts of the province. Travelling from the far north to the deep south in the same summer really brings home just how incredibly varied our landscapes are – everything from native prairie grasslands to badlands, wildlife-rich wetlands, boreal forest with wild rivers and 100,000 lakes, and more sand dunes than anywhere in the country (to mention only a few).

Ski hill road, Duck Mountain Provincial Park
Ski hill road, Duck Mountain Provincial Park

The highlight was our visit to Lake Athabasca and especially the famous Athabasca Sand Dunes – our favourite place on Earth. There’s simply nowhere else in the world quite like it. We will be doing a more extensive posting specifically on the Athabasca Sand Dunes in the new year. Many of our travels in southern and central Saskatchewan were part of an exciting new book project we’re working on, Saskatchewan’s Best Scenic Drives, to be released in spring, 2018. These 17 images barely scratch the surface of what we’ve been up to recently, so be sure to subscribe and get notifications, as well as follow us on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest.

South shore Lake Athabasca, Athabasca Sand Dunes
Sunrise at our campsite on the south shore Lake Athabasca, Athabasca Sand Dunes
Underwater sand ridges at the mouth of Archibald River, Lake Athabasca
Underwater sand ridges at the mouth of Archibald River, Lake Athabasca
Exhumed forest, Athabasca Sand Dunes
Exhumed forest, Athabasca Sand Dunes
Athabasca Sand Dunes, northern Saskatchewan
Exhumed forest overlooking Lake Athabasca.
Shoreline, Lake Athabasca, Athabasca Sand Dunes, Saskatchewan
Beach on the south shore of Lake Athabasca.
Rocky islands and bays on the north shore of Lake Athabasca
Rocky islands and bays on the north shore of Lake Athabasca
Thickwood Hills
Thickwood Hills
Northern lights, Thickwood Hills
Northern lights, Thickwood Hills
Tipi in Rock Creek Campground, East Block, Grasslands National Park
Tipi in Rock Creek Campground, East Block, Grasslands National Park
Hiking in the East Block of Grasslands National Park, Saskatchewan
Hiking in the East Block of Grasslands National Park
Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park,
Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park
Sand dunes, Douglas Provincial Park
Sand dunes, Douglas Provincial Park
Eroded rock faces at Roche Percee
Eroded rock faces at Roche Percee
First Mustus Lake, Meadow Lake Provincial Park.
First Mustus Lake, Meadow Lake Provincial Park.

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