Cabin CountryWelcome to cabin country – where rolling parkland transitions to northern boreal forest that covers half of the province and frames nearly 100,000 lakes and rivers.
May 23 2023
Showing 27 results form Archive for the year 2020
Local Love in Saskatchewan
Whether it’s a staycation at a local hotel, enjoying takeout from an independently owned restaurant, shopping at a locally owned boutique or experiencing an adventure in your own backyard, there’s never been a better time to discover what’s right in front of you.
Dec 09 2020
Unplug at Saskatchewan's Newest Provincial Park
The Porcupine Pine Hills Provincial Park is the perfect place to unplug and reconnect with nature. You’ll want to tell all your friends, but you’ll just have to wait until you get back into cell coverage.
Sep 28 2020
[Surviving] Camping with Teens
It’s vacation time. You’ve spent weeks prepping and packing, drawing up meal plans and ensuring everything is taken care of for your relaxing camping getaway with the family. You’ve plotted roadside stops and are proud how prepared you’ll be for your time away. There’s only one challenge standing in your way. Your children - more specifically, your teenage children.
Sep 11 2020
Discovering Eastend, Saskatchewan
Local photographer, Herry Himanshu, recounts his experience visiting the town of Eastend and surrounding area in southwest Saskatchewan for the first time.
Aug 31 2020
Campfire Recipes with Local Chefs
Is it possible to improve on the humble but tasty bush pie? Local chefs Milton Rebello (Skye Café and Bistro), Jenni Lesnard (Wanuskewin) and Jodi Robson (Great Canadian Baking Show finalist) come up with some delicious campfire recipes.
Aug 17 2020
Turtle Lake Nature Sanctuary – a place to connect with nature year round
We all have special places where we reconnect with nature, places where you can go to walk peacefully, observe plants and animals, and just really fill your bucket. For me, that place is the Turtle Lake Nature Sanctuary.
Jul 31 2020
Falling for flora in Buffalo Pound Provincial Park
Recently while visiting Buffalo Pound Provincial Park for a few days of camping with my family, I challenged myself to look down instead of looking up, while getting in some outdoor exercise.
Jul 30 2020
National Indigenous History Month & National Indigenous People’s Day
June is National Indigenous History Month and June 21 is National Indigenous People’s Day in Canada. As Saskatchewan continues to reopen, celebrations have been reimaged as virtual programs and events.
Jun 19 2020
Exploring the Wilderness of Wildcat Hill Provincial Park and Hudson Bay
Soft pillows of snow are piled more than a foot high on drooping branches of jack pine, spruce and fir in the boreal forest in northeast Saskatchewan.
Mar 18 2020
The SaskHiker: 48 Hours in Prince Albert National Park in Winter
Prince Albert National Park magical place is full of opportunity for anyone who is willing to step outside and take command of winter. What I discovered shouldn’t just be my secret. I want you to discover it too.
Mar 16 2020
How to Dress for Winter with The SaskHiker
Often when I tell people that I hike, run, bike or ski in the winter they think I’m crazy. Being active outside in the winter is a beautiful and rewarding experience. My goal is to share what I have learned about dressing properly for outdoor winter fun.
Mar 09 2020
Cross Country Skiing into the Ski Shelters at Duck Mountain Provincial Park
Ashlyn George gears up for an overnight cross-country skiing adventure in Duck Mountain Provincial Park. Staying in one of five warm up shelters along the 50 kilometres of groomed trails.
Mar 06 2020