Saskatchewan Stay-cation Series (Part 1)

Posted by Joyce Tourney on Friday, January 18th, 2019 at 10:00am.

 

Just because winter is here does not mean there is nothing to do!  Plan a stay-cation and enjoy some of the great things Saskatchewan has to offer.  

 Our first instalment of the Stay-cation Series will provide you with some of the best places to downhill ski, cross country ski, and snowboard in Saskatchewan.  There is family fun for all.

 

Skiing and Snowboarding

Yes, Saskatchewan is generally flat, but there are 5 very appealing ski facilities in Saskatchewan!!

 

Mission Ridge Winter Park

 Located near Fort Qu’Appelle this ski facility has ski runs for beginners and advanced skiers. 

320 ft Vertical - 14 Trails - 3 Lifts 

Ticket Prices $22-$35/person 

Ski Timber Ridge 

Small ski hill that the community built.  Located near Big River, Saskatchewan. Ski, Snowboard, or enjoy a warm drink in the comfy lodge.

300 ft Vertical - 6 Trails - 1 Lift 

Wapiti Valley 

Located just 30 minutes from Melfort.  Huge Terrain Park and night skiing! 

270 ft Vertical - 12 Trails - 2 Lifts 

Tickets Prices $26-$32/person  

Duck Mountain Ski Area

Visit Saskatchewan’s hidden winter wonderland 

325 ft Vertical - 21 Trails - 3 Lifts

Location: Duck Mountain Provincial Park, Kamsack 

Tickets Prices $20-32/person  

Table Mountain Ski Area

 Located 16 km West of Battleford.  Enjoy lessons, camps, and the tube zone.

360 ft Vertical - 11 Tails - 4 Lifts 

Ticket Prices $16-$33/person

  

FUN FACT:  

Mark McMorris is an X-Games and Olympic Medalist Snowboarder that was born and raised in Regina! 

 

Cross Country Skiing  

Saskatchewan has some of the best terrain for cross country skiing and some beautiful sights to explore.  There are opportunities to soak in the sun and enjoy the sparkling snow 

 

North

You will find groomed trails at Grieg Lake in Meadow Lake Provincial Park.  

There are over 30 km of trails with warm shelters along some routes at Little Red River Park just outside of Prince Albert.

At Anglin Lake in the Great Blue Heron Provincial Park there are 18 km of groomed trails with a warm up shelter.  It also connects to the Spruce River Highlands trail in Prince Albert National Park.

Prince Albert National Park has 12 trails of varying difficulty located throughout the park. 

Central 

Duck Mountain Provincial Park will challenge you with over 60 km of groomed trails, some with warm up shelters. 

Eb’s Trails in Duck Lake has 50 km of well-groomed trails that were developed by Eberhard Fass.  

South 

Located just minutes from Regina is the White Butte Trails Recreation Site with 13 km of trails in treed sections of gently rolling hills. 

In the Centre Block at Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park you will find 27 km of trails – 15 km of which are groomed. 

 

You don’t need to leave Regina to find some great trails.  Gather your skis and zip around Wascana Park or A.E. Wilson Park. Once you are finished you can enjoy hot chocolate at one of our locally owned Cafes.

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