Fall Fun at PA National Park

By Prince Albert National Park
September 12, 2017 - 7:38am

As the leaves turn golden and the nights become perfect sweater weather, there’s still plenty of time to enjoy the outdoors at Prince Albert National Park. Please feel free to share with colleagues, tourism partners, and the public.

Fall Activities - “Around the Town” geocache

Spend a fall afternoon exploring the townsite of Waskesiu on foot with the new ‘Around the Town’ geocache!

·        Featuring 5 brand-new locations and content, this free activity is a must-try for visitors of all ages!

·        Stop by the Visitor Centre for coordinates and to borrow GPS units.

·        Learn about the park’s natural and cultural heritage in a new and exciting way!

See the attached posters for more information about fall activities:

K+S MS Bike  – Saturday, September 16th

The largest cycling event in Saskatchewan, the K+S MS Bike is a fundraiser that offers cyclists of all abilities and ages the opportunity to ride through breathtaking Waskesiu in the fall in the fight to end MS – Canada’s disease. For more information about the tour visit www.MSBike.ca.

Hit the trail at the 16th Annual Outter Limits Fun Run – Saturday, September 23rd at 10:30 a.m.

Enjoy crisp autumn air and the sounds of the elk bugling at Prince Albert National Park during the annual Outter Limits Fun Run! Cheer on hard-core runners and timid trail strollers at this off-road event. For more information about the Outter Limits Fun Run visit: https://www.outterlimits.com/outter-limits-fun-run-2017/

Get your camera ready! - Prince Albert National Park photo frame at the Waskesiu Main Beach  

Get creative with your next photo session at the Prince Albert National Park photo frame, located at the Waskesiu Main Beach! With scenic background views of the iconic breakwater and Waskesiu Lake, it’s the perfect spot to capture memories with friends and family. Share your images on twitter using #PrinceAlbertNP for a chance to be featured on the @ParksCanada_SK Twitter account!

Visit the West Side of Prince Albert National Park!

Pack a cooler, grab your hiking or biking gear, and take a drive to the west side of Prince Albert National Park. Have a picnic at the Valleyview Lookout and enjoy beautiful views of the Sturgeon River Valley in autumn. Choose one of four exploration options in the Valleyview Trail Network, and traverse through aspen forest and sedge meadows. Keep an eye out for grazing Sturgeon River Plains Bison, one of the only free-roaming populations of plains bison within the known historic plains bison range in Canada.

Shoulder Season Camping

The month of September is the perfect time to plan a getaway to Prince Albert National Park. From fully serviced RV campsites located in the heart of Waskesiu to the tranquillity of lake side tenting at Namekus Lake, you can enjoy your camping experience your way. Make the most of your 2017 Parks Canada Discovery Pass and take advantage of shoulder season pricing at the Beaver Glen, Red Deer, Namekus Lake, and Sandy Lake campgrounds. Plan your escape today!

2017 Shoulder Season Rates:

  • Red Deer Campground: $29.40
  • Beaver Glen Campground: $23.50
  • Namekus Lake Campground: $12.70
  • Sandy Lake Campground: $12.70

The Visitor Centre is OPEN DAILY, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. from Sunday to Thursday, and 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. from Friday to Saturday, and can answer any questions: (306) 663-4522 OR panp.info@pc.gc.ca

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