Travel Information

The Waskesiu Wilderness Region is a well established tourism area, and the communities and destinations have a multitude of brochures, maps and travel guides. We invite you to experience our thriving arts, our lively recreational opportunities and our warm, northern  hospitality. Read on to learn about our weather, helpful tips, interesting stories and descriptions of our varied terrain and amenities.

Travel Tips

Although Canada has two national languages, English is the most used language in Saskatchewan. The official sport is curling, and the official animal is the white-tailed deer. Saskatchewan’s flag features the coat of arms, with the top half coloured green to signifying the northern forests and the bottom half coloured yellow for the wheat fields. Most cities have car rentals available.

Did You Know?

The St. Christopher Anglican Church was built from logs in 1933. A branch of the University of Saskatchewan is at Emma Lake’s Kenderdine Campus. It was opened in 1935 and still offers fine arts training and public programming. The Prince Albert National Park is the tenth largest national park in Canada. Rawhide and Jelly Roll were the pet beavers of famed conservationist Grey Owl who lived on Ajawaan Lake.

About our Lakes

With literally too many to name, the lakes, rivers, streams and marshes of the area are of utmost importance. They provide endless recreational opportunities, support vital ecological communities and they inspire us to enjoy the simple things in life, like watching the sun set. We are graced with so much fresh water and like the First Nations people and voyageurs before us, we revere this outstanding natural resource.