Category: Northern Saskatchewan

Sidling Through Saskatchewan

If you’ve never been to Saskatchewan (like me!) it’s easy to think of this Canadian province as prairies and nothing else, however, this really isn’t the case! Yes, Saskatchewan grows a large proportion of Canada’s wheat, but even so, agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting together only actually account for less than 7% of the province’s GDP, so there’s more going on here than farming! While looking into what Saskatchewan offers I’ve come up with the top 5 places I’d like to visit in the province. Saskatoon – Saskatchewan’s largest city is nicknamed The City of Bridges because of the numerous […]

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The Narrow Hills Adventure Tour

My name is Marvin and my wife, Deloris and I own and operate River Trail Country Vacations 15 miles north-north-west of Love, Saskatchewan. The 1400 square foot cabin was built in 1999 and it was designed to accommodate groups of up to 11 people in modern comfort. All the modern conveniences are supplied including a complete kitchen, three large bedrooms, two full baths, one with a washer and dryer, and all towels and bedding. A complete description of our facility can be found at www.rivertrailcountryvacations.com. At River Trail Country Vacations we try to provide a variety of interesting pastimes and […]

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Along The Narrow Hills

Have you ever been in Love? Love is a small village of fewer than 100 people in east-central Saskatchewan on Highway 55 about 95 kilometres east of Prince Albert. Love is located at the northern edge of settled Saskatchewan. To the north lie vast stretches of pine, spruce and poplar forest that reach the northern boundary of Saskatchewan and beyond. Love is commonly known as the Gateway to The Narrow Hills. The Narrow Hills are actually one long, high ridge pushed up long ago by glacier activity and they give the Narrow Hills Provincial Park its name. Saskatchewan (pop. Approx. […]

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Northern Saskatchewan Overview

This region is home to the second highest density of nesting bald eagles in North America There are so many lakes in this region that you could literally fish a different lake every day for 270 years before running out! The Prince Albert National Park’s Nature Centre teaches about Aboriginal culture, and about the famous conservationist Grey Owl who once had a cabin in the woods and built a special relationship with the wildlife in the area. It is a long hike into the the site of the cabin. Learn more here: www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/sk/princealbert/natcul/natcul1_c_e.asp La Ronge is home to Saskatchewan’s oldest […]

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