saskatoon Saskatchewan

Orientation

Saskatoon is the largest city in the province of Saskatchewan. It is also along the trans-canada Yellow Head Highway and serves as a gateway to Mervin just got home as well as Northern Canada. Its population is well over 250,000.. The city is made up of many world-renowned universities like the University of Saskatchewan Saskatoon that hugs the North Saskatchewan River.

Things To Do In Saskatoon

The Saskatoon Zoo

Within the The Forestry Farm Park is the  Zoo. Although a small zoo compared to other cities in Canada, it is actually fairly large given that the  Saskatoons population is just over 200,000 people. The Zoo contains 80 species of animals and is accredited by the Canadian Association of Zoos. It is affordable for families and individuals and it is opened year-round.

Delta Bessborough Hotel

The hotel is a landmark of the Saskatoon City skyline. It was initially built as one of the Canadian National Railway hotels.as the Banff Spring Hotel was. It is the most recognized building on the Saskatoon skyline.

Saskatoon Farmers’ Market 

The Saskatoon Farmers’ Market  works on a society and  not for profit with over 125  vendors which offer year round.

Ribfest 

This free fun 4 day event offers food vendors, family and kid fun as well as a beer garden. TThe festival runs over long weekends Friday, Saturday, Sunday and monday.

Wanuskewin Heritage Park

Wanuskewin Heritage ParkThis is a National Historic Site located just outside of Saskatoon. It is dedicated to the Northern Plains indigenous peoples. There are indoor and outdoor exhibits, walking trails, and indigenous art. It is a great place to learn about the history and culture of the indigenous peoples of the region.

Trips From Saskatoon

Pike Lake Provincial Park

This extremely popular water spot for people in Saskatoon being crowded through the summer months it also has a waterpark for families as well as overnight camping Daytime playgrounds for kids.

Port Albert

It is the third largest city in Saskatchewan and is the center for mass awareness which is the other half of Saskatchewan and Northwest Territories, which have unlimited camping and lakes. 

Prince Albert National Park

Again about 2 hours north of Saskatoon, this national park offers a wide range of outdoor activities. There are hiking trails, lakes for fishing and boating, and beaches for swimming. In the winter, there are opportunities for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Wildlife enthusiasts may also spot bison, elk, and white pelicans.