Note: Only places administered by Parks Canada are offering free admission in 2017. Entry fees apply to sites managed by third parties.
2 days: Saskatoon to Prince Albert National Park via Batoche
Saskatoon to Prince Albert National Park
Distance: 230 km (add 50 km return to Batoche)
Driving time: 2.5 hours
A.M.Start your journey at Batoche National Historic Site with our "Journey through Time" tour.
Go back 130 years, meet living characters and have a "blast from the past."
After your visit, head to the town site of Waskesiu. Book a night in an oTENTik in Beaver Glen Campground. Connecting with nature has never been so easy!
Spend the evening by the campfire or take in our fun program, "Bison Will Rise Again."
Distance: 130 km one way
Driving time: 2 hours
Begin your day at the Waskesiu Visitor Centre. Get directions to the West Side and receive bison safety information.
While there, measure your bison IQ by playing “Match-the-Bison-Horn.”
Gather your hiking/biking/camping gear, make a picnic lunch and put gas in your tank. You’re off!
Have your binoculars and camera ready for the drive. Will you be lucky enough to see a Sandhill Crane?
Enjoy your picnic overlooking the beautiful Sturgeon River Valley.
After lunch, hike or bike through aspen forest and pockets of open meadow on the 15.5 km Amyot Lake Trail. Look for bison wallows and tracks along the trail. You never know when that magical sighting will happen!
Head home after a spectacular adventure.