A canoe trip takes us into the Land of the Giant Beaver – the Athabasca Sand Dunes of northern Saskatchewan. We explore pristine wilderness, rare plants, and a unique and fragile ecosystem.
Saskatchewan abounds with great scenic drives during fall colour season, but if we had to pick one it would be the aptly named Narrow Hills Scenic Drive in Narrow Hills Provincial Park. The hills are named for the enormous masses of rocks, soil, and debris pushed into ridges by moving glaciers. The forest diversity of […]
Fall colour season is here. So we thought that it is time for an update on a posting we did a couple of years ago on the best places in Saskatchewan to find fall colours. We have everything from the mixed woods forests of the north, to aspen parkland, river valleys, and prairie coulees. Conditions […]
Waterton is a great place to hike, with some 200 km of trails covering everything from challenging backcountry treks to more leisurely day trips. If you haven’t been to this park in southwestern Alberta in a while, expect a few changes. The massive Kenow Fire in 2017 swept through over one-third of the park, damaging […]
Saskatchewan abounds in great hiking trails that take you into the backcountry. But sometimes you want a short outing that’s relatively easy but that still takes you through some of the province’s top scenic natural areas. Here are three suggestions in Saskatchewan provincial parks that we always find rewarding. Each offers a different experience in […]
If you like taking the road less travelled, wandering though Saskatchewan’s Thickwood Hills makes the ideal road trip. In our guidebook, Saskatchewan’s Best Scenic Drives, we’ve outlined a number of routes through this scenic area. One of our favourites is Hwy 378 which runs from The Battlefords to Spiritwood, winding through gently rolling hills dotted […]