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Saskatchewan is one big, beautiful place. Land and sky are ever-present influences. Nature is always in your backyard. Overhead, dramatic “Living Skies” command attention. Sunsets reveal colours rarely seen. Brilliant sunshine prolongs summer days and warms the chill of winter. Night skies (some of the darkest in North America) showcase the infinite wonders of the cosmos.

The hospitality here is second-to-none. Visitors are immediately made to feel like part of the community, like a member of the family. No matter what part of Saskatchewan you choose to explore, no matter how long you decide to stay, the essence of this place will make a memorable impression.

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It's all about having fun,pushing your boundaries,and finding your happy dance. Explore the lodgepole pine forest of the Cypress Hills on this interpretive,educational and empowering zip line canopy tour. The tour consists of three short hikes,a 38 rung rope ladder climb,six ziplines with lengths of 30 metres to over 180 metres (12 metres in the air),a 24 metre long skybridge,and a five metre vertical climb up a pole. The two hour tours operate ten times daily between 9:00am and 4:00pm. Included in your adventure is two trained guides and all gear needed for zip lining. Other activities at the site include a treetop adventure park,treetop drop,climbing wall,slacklines,and mini-zips for kids.

Eco-Adventures 306 Collective provides awesome outdoor adventures at two locations in Saskatchewan with a focus on sustainable and eco-friendly operations. As the recipient of the Small to Medium-Sized Business of the Year at the Canadian Tourism Awards in 2014, they are most known for their two-hour long, guided zip line canopy tours through the lodgepole pines of Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park (southwest Saskatchewan). However, we have a sneaking suspicion that after you experience their tour through the boreal forest located at Elk Ridge Resort near Prince Albert National Park (northern Saskatchewan), you are going to have a whole new way to remember them! The tours are uniquely designed to blend in with their surroundings and have put smiles on the faces of thrill seekers and nature lovers alike since day one. What really brings them to life is their diverse group of zip line guides who put their hearts and souls into delivering memorable experiences to ensure you get the most out of your time with us. On top of that, their basecamp locations also feature a variety of awesome outdoor activities that are sure to get your adrenaline pumping. What they do definitely isn't your stereotypical Saskatchewan adventure, but by all means it is authentically Saskatchewan! Come out and play!

It's all about having fun,pushing your boundaries,and finding your happy dance. Explore the boreal forest near Prince Albert National Park on this interpretive,educational and empowering zip line canopy tour. Located at Elk Ridge Resort,our zip line canopy tour and other activities are a great way to spend an afternoon in northern Saskatchewan!

A four-season destination, Saskatchewan offers an impressive range of travel offerings and experiences, from thrilling outdoor recreation and adventure to peaceful, relaxing getaways; from exploring nature to enjoying lively urban hotspots. A vibrant artistic and cultural landscape, colourful festivals and a delicious culinary scene provide unforgettable travel memories. 

Top 10 Things to See and Do:

  1. Parks – Saskatchewan has two national, 35 provincial and 80 regional parks, with more than 400 campgrounds throughout the province. 
  2. World-class fishing – Saskatchewan’s nearly 100,000 lakes offer limitless angling adventures and an abundance of trophy-sized catches. 
  3. Paddle the Churchill River – For avid canoeists and kayakers, Saskatchewan ranks among the top great adventure destinations. 
  4. Wildlife up close – A trek through Prince Albert National Park takes you into Plains bison country. Be on the lookout for elk, moose, deer, wolves, bear and the countless species that inhabit this beautiful transition eco-region. 
  5. Golf – Saskatchewan boasts nearly 300 golf courses, more per capita than anywhere else in the world. 
  6. Stargazing – Canada’s largest dark sky preserve is in southwest Saskatchewan. In the north, brilliant Aurora Borealis commonly animates the night sky. 
  7. Western adventures – Blaze your own trail as you experience the traditional cowboy lifestyle first-hand at working guest ranches. 
  8. Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) history – Retrace the origins of Canada’s iconic force at the RCMP Heritage Centre in Regina, Saskatchewan’s capital. 
  9. Rejuvenating water – Little Manitou Lake’s mineral-rich water has therapeutic qualities and remarkable buoyancy. You simply cannot sink! 
  10. Culinary pleasures – Saskatchewan’s culinary scene stretches from city to town to village where imaginative chefs and restaurateurs are inspired by locally grown fare. 

Weather/ Climate:

Season: Temperature Range (Celsius) Seasonal Comments
Spring  5°C to 20°C  
Summer 20°C to 35°C Light sweaters are recommended for evenings, but days are long and bright! 
Fall  5°C to 20°C  
Winter 5°C to -30°C Dress warm! But don’t worry – it’s a “dry cold” 

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