Places to Go Camping in Saskatchewan, Canada

Places to Go Camping in Saskatchewan, Canada
Saskatchewan offers the most consistent sun in Canada, offering up to 2,500 hours of sunshine a year. This makes it an excellent place for outdoor activities, including lots of winter sports. Saskatchewan offers extensive plains that provide most of the wheat grown in Canada. Saskatchewan's low population density also offers lots of open, untouched wilderness to explore.
 

Gordon Howe Campground

Open from April through October, Gordon Howe Campground is located in Gordon Howe Park, named for one of Canada's favorite hockey players. This campground is the only campground located inside the city of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan's largest community. Many local attractions are convenient to the campground, including a local zoo, a pool and a golf course. The park offers a soothing, green environment, and amenities including firewood, showers and pay laundry facilities. The campground also offers RV hookups, a sewage dump, lots of tent camping sites, each offering picnic tables and barbecues, and excellent landscaping that offers privacy for campers.

Gordon Howe Campground
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, S7M
Canada‎
(866) 855-6655
saskatoon.ca/org/leisure/facilities/ghc.asp

 
 

Indian Head KOA

One of the most trusted names in camping, Kampgrounds of America offers just one camping site in all of Saskatchewan, located in Indian Head. Indian Head is located just an hour's drive from Regina, the home of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police training center. Located in the scenic Qu'Appelle Valley, this campground offers a swimming pool and an on-site snack bar. The Indian Head KOA is also within walking distance of a restaurant with a gallery and a gift shop. The facilities include tent pads, RV hookups, rental cabins and LP gas sales.

Indian Head KOA
1100 McKay Street
Indian Head, Saskatchewan S0G 2K0
Canada
(800) 562-2608
koacanada.com

Prince Albert National Park

Prince Albert National Park is home to fishing, hiking, canoeing, cycling and wildlife watching, in addition to lots of campsites, including primitive backcountry camp sites. Prince Albert park straddles the transition between Saskatchewan's extensive park lands and forests. Visitors may see animals like bison, bears and small mammals, as well as more than 200 species of bird. This national park is also home to the preserved cabin of Grey Owl, a British naturalist who spent much of his adult life in the park and cataloging its wonders. The camp is open year-round, but the visitor center keeps limited hours outside of the summer. Cross country skiing and backcountry camping is available during the winter months.

Prince Albert National Park
Lakeland No. 521
SK, S0J
Canada‎
(888) 773-8888
parkscanada.ca/princealbert

 

Article Written By Beau Prichard

Beau Prichard has been a freelance writer and editor since 1999. He specializes in fiction, travel and writing coaching. He has traveled in the United Kingdom, Europe, Mexico and Australia. Prichard grew up in New Zealand and holds a Bachelor of Arts in writing from George Fox University.

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