Wildlife Viewing in Prince Albert National Park

Box 100
Waskesiu Lake
S0J 2Y0
(306) 663-4522

Looking for a one-stop shop for wildlife viewing?  Prince Albert National Park is home to a variety of mammals, fish, birds, and plants. You may spot a majestic bull elk in the fall or calves in the spring, foxes hunting at dawn or bears foraging at dusk, and otters sliding across the frozen lake in the winter.

Find a quiet spot and sit, stroll slowly down the trails or drive leisurely along a park road and be amazed at the wildlife in the park. Don’t forget to bring your camera!

 Large Animals:

  • Elk
  • White-tailed deer
  • Moose
  • Bears
  • Wolves
  • Plains Bison
  • Coyotes

Other large mammals such as cougars, lynx, mule deer and caribou are in the park but rarely seen or heard.

Small Animals:

  • Pine martens
  • Fishers
  • Fox
  • Beavers,
  • Muskrats
  • Otters
  • Squirrels

Winter Wildlife Viewing

Winter is a great time of year to view wildlife. Elk, white-tailed deer, moose, red fox, plains bison, and wolf are some of the larger mammals you may see. Watch for otter, fisher, marten, snowshoe hare or weasel. Bird watchers may enjoy seeing over 20 species of birds that make Prince Albert National Park their winter home.

• Take a drive along the many roadways.

• Look carefully across the frozen lakes for wolves.

• Visit the Narrows of Waskesiu Lake where otters often play in the open waters.

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Box 100
Waskesiu Lake
S0J 2Y0
(306) 663-4522