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Land of Living Skies™

Saskatchewan is a land of clean, fresh air, and wide-open spaces. Here you'll find windswept badlands and breathtaking river valleys, beautiful beaches and forested highlands, vast woodlands and numerous, jewel-blue lakes. Everything combines to entice you to spend time in the great outdoors – canoeing, fishing, birding, camping, hiking or enjoying a trail ride. In the winter, strap on some skis, lace on your skates, go snowmobiling or learn the art of skijoring (a blend of skiing and dog sledding)! 

Saskatchewan is home to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. It is also the province with the most northerly major active sand dunes in North America and has more roads per capita than anywhere else in Canada. The landscape is larger-than-life, the people down-to-earth, the cultural experiences authentic. There’s room to breathe in Saskatchewan’s cities and towns, its beaches and resorts. Discover a place where every visit rejuvenates.

One of the best things about Saskatchewan is the people you meet in the communities. In the city centers, small towns and resort villages, you’ll find a warm welcome, an easy-going pace and always some unexpected attractions.

No matter where you are in the “Land of Living Skies”, you will experience incomparable sunrises, sunsets and ever-changing skies. So, don’t forget your camera!

Saskatchewan’s weather is very distinctive. from winter chinooks, to autumn Indian summers, to summer thunderstorms. Saskatchewan’s climate is four-season and variable. Spring, summer, fall, and winter are distinct, and temperatures can fluctuate - sometimes dramatically.

Saskatchewan’s licensed outfitters offer everything from world-class lodges packed with amenities and extras, to rustic cabins and knowledgeable guides. Its the trip of a lifetime, and when you get home you’ll be swapping stories about fish that practically jump into your boat! Of the 68 species of fish found here northern pike and walleye are the most widely distributed. Trout include the beautiful rainbow, brook and brown, and Saskatchewan’s only native trout, the laker. 

Hunting in Saskatchewan is much more than harvesting the abundance of wildlife found in the province. Most hunters find their trip to Saskatchewan to be a therapeutic opportunity to slow down from a hectic lifestyle and enjoy the wide-open spaces.

The extensive northern forests and the forest fringe are prime big game hunting territory. Black bear, white-tailed deer and moose are prime hunting mammals. The largest white-tailed deer in the world are found in Saskatchewan thanks in large part to minerals found in the provinces fertile soil. 

Game managers in Saskatchewan use sport hunting as a tool to manage populations, particularly when species become over-abundant. Zones, quotas and regulations change in response to changes in population levels, affected by weather and other environmental factors.

Saskatchewan has roughly 460 campgrounds, many government operated in conjunction with provincial and national parks. Well serviced campgrounds can be found across the province, at private resorts, regional parks, in towns and cities, along major highway routes, at vacation farms.

Whether you are planning to set up camp for the summer or travel from site to site, Saskatchewan is sure to have facilities that meet your needs. Many destinations offer full service for RV’s, beach and water activities and all the extras that make a camping trip memorable.

Sailing, boating, waterskiing, house boating, whitewater rafting, guided boat tours, family swimming, sunbathing - with more than 100,000 lakes in the province, there is a lake perfectly suited to your favorite activity.

Saskatchewan has more than 600 events every year. Rodeos, multi-cultural festivals, fishing derbies, culinary events, historic reenactments, live music, symphony, dance, summer exhibitions, powwows, art and craft sales and much more.

Trendy shops, big brand stores, art studios, pubs, clubs, casinos, haute cuisine, ethnic food, live theatre, music festivals, country concerts, comedy cabarets, CFL football - there is always places to go and people to see in Saskatchewan.

Saskatchewan accommodation options range from no-frills to four-star elegance. In between you will find everything from spa retreats to log cabins, and urban B&Bs to vacation farms.

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