things to DO

Camping in the Backcountry of Prince Albert National Park

Outdoor enthusiasts, pack your tents and head to the wilderness, where a most memorable experience awaits. With 14 designated backcountry campgrounds, you will enjoy the simple comforts like picnic tables, pit privies, firewood and bear caches. Talk to the staff at the Visitor Centre for route information, trip planning, brochures and backcountry permits. Overnight visitors must register on the day of departure, and fees apply where facilities are offered.

Canoeing in Great Blue Heron Provincial Park

Anglin Lake is a beautiful location for an overnight canoe trip as group camping areas are easily accessed from the shore. The lake has many bays and islands that make for an interesting paddle. Canoes and other watercrafts can be rented from Jacobsen Bay store.

Cross Country Skiing at the Ness Creek Site

Enjoy over 15 kilometres of groomed classic ski trails at the Ness Creek Site.  There are trails for all levels - from the scenic, gentle Western Front, the rolling landscapes of the Autobahn, to chances to soar down the James Bond or Faceplant Hill.  Trails are maintained by the NordicNess Ski Club and ski rentals are available.

Cross-country Ski in Prince Albert National Park

Visitors will be able to enjoy several groomed ski trails, thanks to volunteers of the Waskesiu Lake Ski Club Inc. The remaining trails are not groomed or cleared of fallen trees and are tracked by users. You can borrow skiis, snowshoes and children's chariots with cross country ski kits from the Hawood Inn in Waskesiu.

Curling at Elk Ridge Resort

Challenge your friends to a game of curling on Elk Ridge Resort's frozen pond. Losers buy drinks at Walleyes!

Elk Ridge Resort Golf

Carved into the heart of boreal woodland, Elk Ridge's championship golf course offers three spectacular 9-hole courses, each named after an indigenous tree: aspen, tamarack and birch. Elk Ridge operates six months of the year and is host to many high profile and community tournaments.

Fishing in Great Blue Heron Provincial Park

Designated in 2013, Great Blue Heron Provincial Park protects an area of 112 km2 (11,168 hectares) of mixed wood forest, crystal clear lakes and the abundance of wildlife that call this area home. The park boundary includes the former Emma Lake and Anglin Lake recreation sites as well as adjacent crown land surrounding Oscar and Blanche lakes. The southern access to the park includes Christopher Lake, Emma Lake and the beautiful Murray Point Campground. The Northern entrance is located adjacent to Prince Albert National Park.This scenic park is popular with hikers, anglers and canoeists.

Fishing in Prince Albert National Park

Cast your line into cool northern waters for lake trout, northern pike and walleye. Each lake offers a different experience: fish from shore on Shady; paddle a canoe on Namekus; or rent a boat and try your luck on Waskesiu.

Geocaching in Prince Albert National Park

Discover nature with this high-tech adventure! Put your GPS to good use and venture out on a self-guided, technology-led treasure hunt for geocaches hidden in the park.

Hiking & Biking in Elk Ridge

Bring your bike, or challenge yourself to one of Elk Ridge Resort's hiking trails, ranging from 1/2 km up to 10km. Adventure + exercise + beautiful scenery = one awesome day!

Click Here to download Elk Ridge Resort's activity map as a guide to all the trails Elk Ridge Resort has to offer.