Winter in Cypress Hills
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Park Information
A Park Entry Permit is Required

2022 Sask Parks Annual Park Entry Permits are valid until April 30, 2023.

Daily, Weekly and Annual Park Entry Permits can be purchased online or at the park upon arrival. See admin office or entry gate to purchase.

Daily and Weekly Park Entry Permits can be printed at home prior to arrival at the park.

Annual Park Entry Permits purchased online MUST be picked up at the park in person. They will NOT be mailed out to customers.

For more details on Sask Parks Annual Park Entry Permits please visit the link below.

Learn More or Purchase a Park Entry Permit
Park Administration Office

Open: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. & 12:30 p.m. - 4:30pm

Phone: 306-662-5411

Phone: 306-662-5411
Park Entry Gate

Open Friday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Open Weekends: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Directions to the Park
Winter in the Hills in partnership with Engelheim Tours
December 10 - 11, 2022

Kick off winter right with an overnight holiday experience in Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park where you can cut down your own Christmas tree and get cozy at The Resort at Cypress Hills.

Package includes:

  • Find and cut down your very own holiday tree
  • Overnight accommodation at The Resort at Cypress Hills
    Click here to learn more
  • Guided astronomy walk and warm fire chat
  • Explore Maple Creek heritage district
  • Make your first ornament to adorn your holiday tree
  • Dinner and breakfast included at Ivan's Restaurant
  • Engelheim Tours bus transportation with pick ups in Regina, Moose Jaw and Swift Current
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Activities
Cross-country Skiing

Glide peacefully through the on-set tracks, or skate ski through the expanded trail system.

Maps are available at the Park Administration Office or The Resort at Cypress Hills.

If you don't have the equipment, rentals are available from The Resort at Cypress Hills.

Guided Programs

Join our Park Interpreters every Saturday for guided programs & events.

There is always something fun in our parks this winter, from snowshoeing night sky tours and family fun activities.

See the Events & Programs section below for more details.

Hot Tub & Sauna

New offering this season, after enjoying the park's many outdoor activities, relax in the warmth of a hot tub or the park's dry sauna.

The hot tub and sauna are located in the park's swimming pool building and will be available from November 26, 2022 to March 12, 2023:

  • Fridays: 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Saturdays: 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Sundays: 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Youth 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult—no lifeguard on duty. Remember to bring your towel.

Admission to the hot tub and sauna is free of charge with a valid Park Entry Permit.

Directions
Ice Skating

Grab your skates and lace up! Our skating rink has room for everyone, from beginners to Olympians. The skating rink is located in the Resort parking lot. Please bring your own skates.

Ice-Fishing

Bring your gear and try your luck ice-fishing on Loch Leven. Ice thickness can vary from location to location and is accessible at the visitor's risk. Fishing licenses are required for Saskatchewan residents aged 16-64. Purchase yours online or at the Park Administration Office.

Purchase Fishing License
Park Activity Kits

Grab an outdoor Pick-up Park Activity Kit (PAK) from the Park Administration Office or Resort. These self-use kits will take you and your family through various fun outdoor activities, including a scavenger hunt! Indoor craft PAKs are also available.

Snowmobiling

Load up your snowmobile and enjoy the fresh powder in the snowmobile area located in the Centre Block. Parking and groomed staging area located in Dark Sky Campground.

The snowmobile area includes the park area west of Bald Butte Road.

View Snowmobile Trails Map
Snowshoeing

Snowshoe with ease on groomed trails. Maps are available for download below or pick up at the Park Office or the Resort at Cypress Hills.

Equipment rentals are also available at The Resort at Cypress Hills.

Tobogganing

Bring your toboggan and fly down the tobogganing hill behind the Visitor Centre. Enjoy this activity from sun-up to sun-down.

Visitor Centre

A new opportunity to warm up between outdoor activities is the park's Visitor Centre.

Between Nov. 26th, 2022, and March 12th, 2023, the Visitor Centre will be open:

  • Saturdays: 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Sundays: 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • In addition to being a warm spot, the Visitor Centre offers interpretive exhibits, maps, brochures, free Wi-Fi, and tourism information. There are no admission fees for the Visitor Centre.

    Please note that facilities may be closed without notice in extreme weather.

    Directions
    Winter Fun Activity Booklet

    Pick up your own Winter Fun Activity Booklet from the park administrative office to find fun activities for the whole family.

    Food Options
    Ivan's Restaurant at The Resort at Cypress Hills

    Ivan's Restaurant offers a varied menu and a beautiful view of snow-capped trees. Contact the resort for unique offerings (306-662-4477).

    Phone: 306-662-4477 Learn More
    Picnic Options

    Pack a picnic and enjoy the enclosed picnic shelter at the main beach on Loch Leven or one of the park's other warm-up shack locations. They are equipped with wood-burning stoves (wood provided).

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    Winter Camping

    With many great offerings available in parks this winter, why not make the most of it and spend a night or two camping in the park?

    Those interested in winter camping can reserve campsites online!

    To learn more about winter camping in Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park, click the link below.

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    Camp-Easy

    Camp-Easy is exactly what you need for that perfect getaway with minimal effort and preparation. You can enjoy the experience of tenting with the advantage of being warmer, drier while you're up off the ground. The Camp-Easy tent and covered outdoor space will keep you protected from the elements during your stay.

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    The Resort at Cypress Hills

    With hotel rooms, townhouses and cabins available, book your stay and enjoy a winter getaway in the hills.

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    Events & Programs

    Take in one of our guided interpretive programs.

    Be sure to prepare for the weather. We recommend dressing in layers and checking the forecast for snow and wind.

    Please note: Programs will be cancelled if temperatures in the program location are forecasted at or below -26°C (with the wind chill). Cancellations will be made 24 hours in advance, and all pre-registrants will be notified.

    Nov 26 - Dec 23
    Trim Your Tree
    Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    8 a.m.
    -
    4:30 p.m.
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    Dec 9 & 10
    Festival of Lights
    Pike Lake Provincial Park
    Pike Lake Campground
    5:30 p.m.
    -
    9:45 p.m.
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    Dec 16 - Dec 21
    Festival of Lights
    Pike Lake Provincial Park
    Pike Lake Campground
    5:30 p.m.
    -
    9:45 p.m.
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    Dec 23 - Dec 31
    Festival of Lights
    Candle Lake Provincial Park
    Sandy Bay Campground
    5:00 p.m.
    -
    9:00 p.m.
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    Fri, Jan 6, 2023
    Illuminated Snowshoe Stroll
    Echo Valley Provincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    7 p.m.
    -
    8 p.m.
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    Sat, Jan 7, 2023
    New to Nordic
    Buffalo Pound Provincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    1 p.m.
    -
    2:30 p.m.
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    Sat, Jan 7, 2023
    Where the Wild Winter Things Are
    Pike Lake Provincial Park
    Main Parking Lot
    1 p.m.
    -
    2 p.m.
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    Sat, Jan 7, 2023
    If These Hills Could Talk
    Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    2 p.m.
    -
    3:30 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Jan 7, 2023
    Scenic Snowshoe Safari
    Echo Valley Provincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    2 p.m.
    -
    3 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Jan 7, 2023
    Chirp with the Chickadees
    Pike Lake Provincial Park
    Rec Hall
    3 p.m.
    -
    4 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Jan 7, 2023
    Snowshoe to the Bison
    Buffalo Pound Provincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    4 p.m.
    -
    5:30 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Jan 7, 2023
    New to Nordic
    Duck Mountain Provincial Park
    Madge Lake Golf Course
    1 p.m.
    -
    2 p.m.
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    Sat, Jan 7, 2023
    Escape the Maze
    Duck Mountain Provincial Park
    Fern Campground
    4 p.m.
    -
    5 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Jan 7, 2023
    Light-up the Night Hike
    Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park
    Meet at the Resort entrance
    7:30 p.m.
    -
    8:30 p.m.
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    Fri, Jan 13, 2023
    Illuminated Snowshoe Stroll
    Echo Valley Provincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    7 p.m.
    -
    8 p.m.
    Learn More
    Fri, Jan 13, 2023
    Candle-lit Ski
    Moose Mountain Provincial Park
    Little Kenosee
    7 p.m.
    -
    9:30 p.m.
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    Sat, Jan 14, 2023
    New to Nordic
    Buffalo Pound Provincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    1 p.m.
    -
    2:30 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Jan 14, 2023
    Where the Wild Winter Things Are
    Pike Lake Provincial Park
    Main Parking Lot
    1 p.m.
    -
    2 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Jan 14, 2023
    New to Nordic
    Duck Mountain Provincial Park
    Madge Lake Golf Course
    1 p.m.
    -
    2 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Jan 14, 2023
    Scenic Snowshoe Safari
    Echo Valley Provincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    2 p.m.
    -
    3 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Jan 14, 2023
    Abominable Walk
    Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    2 p.m.
    -
    3:30 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Jan 14, 2023
    Chirp with the Chickadees
    Pike Lake Provincial Park
    Rec Hall
    3 p.m.
    -
    4 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Jan 14, 2023
    Snowshoe to the Bison
    Buffalo Pound Provincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    4 p.m.
    -
    5:30 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Jan 14, 2023
    Escape the Maze
    Duck Mountain Provincial Park
    Fern Campground
    4 p.m.
    -
    5 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Jan 14, 2023
    Light-up the Night Hike
    Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park
    Meet at the Resort entrance
    7:30 p.m.
    -
    8:30 p.m.
    Learn More
    Fri, Jan 20, 2023
    Illuminated Snowshoe Stroll
    Echo Valley Provincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    7 p.m.
    -
    8 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Jan 21, 2023
    New to Nordic
    Buffalo Pound Provincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    1 p.m.
    -
    2:30 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Jan 21, 2023
    Where the Wild Winter Things Are
    Pike Lake Provincial Park
    Main Parking Lot
    1 p.m.
    -
    2 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Jan 21, 2023
    New to Nordic
    Duck Mountain Provincial Park
    Madge Lake Golf Course
    1 p.m.
    -
    2 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Jan 21, 2023
    Bird Detective
    Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    2 p.m.
    -
    3:30 p.m.
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    Sat, Jan 21, 2023
    Scenic Snowshoe Safari
    Echo Valley Provincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    2 p.m.
    -
    3 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Jan 21, 2023
    Chirp with the Chickadees
    Pike Lake Provincial Park
    Rec Hall
    3 p.m.
    -
    4 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Jan 21, 2023
    Snowshoe to the Bison
    Buffalo Pound Provincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    4 p.m.
    -
    5:30 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Jan 21, 2023
    Escape the Maze
    Duck Mountain Provincial Park
    Fern Campground
    4 p.m.
    -
    5 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Jan 21, 2023
    Light-up the Night Hike
    Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park
    Meet at the Resort entrance
    7:30 p.m.
    -
    8:30 p.m.
    Learn More
    Fri, Jan 27, 2023
    Illuminated Snowshoe Stroll
    Echo Valley Provincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    7 p.m.
    -
    8 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Jan 28, 2023
    New to Nordic
    Buffalo Pound Provincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    1 p.m.
    -
    2:30 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Jan 28, 2023
    New to Nordic
    Duck Mountain Provincial Park
    Madge Lake Golf Course
    1 p.m.
    -
    2 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Jan 28, 2023
    Where the Wild Winter Things Are
    Pike Lake Provincial Park
    Main Parking Lot
    1 p.m.
    -
    2 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Jan 28, 2023
    Scenic Snowshoe Safari
    Echo Valley Provincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    2 p.m.
    -
    3 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Jan 28, 2023
    Frosted Forest Hike
    Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    2 p.m.
    -
    3:30 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Jan 28, 2023
    Chirp with the Chickadees
    Pike Lake Provincial Park
    Rec Hall
    3 p.m.
    -
    4 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Jan 28, 2023
    Snowshoe to the Bison
    Buffalo Pound Provincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    4 p.m.
    -
    5:30 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Jan 28, 2023
    Escape the Maze
    Duck Mountain Provincial Park
    Fern Campground
    4 p.m.
    -
    5 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Jan 28, 2023
    Light-up the Night Hike
    Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park
    Meet at the Resort entrance
    7:30 p.m.
    -
    8:30 p.m.
    Learn More
    Fri, Feb 3, 2023
    Illuminated Snowshoe Stroll
    Echo Valley Provincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    7 p.m.
    -
    8 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Feb 4, 2023
    New to Nordic
    Buffalo Pound Provincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    1 p.m.
    -
    2:30 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Feb 4, 2023
    New to Nordic
    Duck Mountain Provincial Park
    Madge Lake Golf Course
    1 p.m.
    -
    2 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Feb 4, 2023
    Where the Wild Winter Things Are
    Pike Lake Provincial Park
    Main Parking Lot
    1 p.m.
    -
    2 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Feb 4, 2023
    Scenic Snowshoe Safari
    Echo Valley Provincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    2 p.m.
    -
    3 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Feb 4, 2023
    If These Hills Could Talk
    Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    2 p.m.
    -
    3:30 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Feb 4, 2023
    Chirp with the Chickadees
    Pike Lake Provincial Park
    Rec Hall
    3 p.m.
    -
    4 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Feb 4, 2023
    Snowshoe to the Bison
    Buffalo Pound Provincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    4 p.m.
    -
    5:30 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Feb 4, 2023
    Escape the Maze
    Duck Mountain Provincial Park
    Fern Campground
    4 p.m.
    -
    5 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Feb 4, 2023
    Light-up the Night Hike
    Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park
    Meet at the Resort entrance
    7:30 p.m.
    -
    8:30 p.m.
    Learn More
    Fri, Feb 10, 2023
    Illuminated Snowshoe Stroll
    Echo Valley Provincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    7 p.m.
    -
    8 p.m.
    Learn More
    Fri, Feb 10, 2023
    Candle-lit Ski
    Moose Mountain Provincial Park
    Little Kenosee
    7 p.m.
    -
    9:30 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Feb 11, 2023
    New to Nordic
    Buffalo Pound Provincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    1 p.m.
    -
    2:30 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Feb 11, 2023
    New to Nordic
    Duck Mountain Provincial Park
    Madge Lake Golf Course
    1 p.m.
    -
    2 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Feb 11, 2023
    Where the Wild Winter Things Are
    Pike Lake Provincial Park
    Main Parking Lot
    1 p.m.
    -
    2 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Feb 11, 2023
    Scenic Snowshoe Safari
    Echo Valley Provincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    2 p.m.
    -
    3 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Feb 11, 2023
    Abominable Walk
    Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    2 p.m.
    -
    3:30 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Feb 11, 2023
    Chirp with the Chickadees
    Pike Lake Provincial Park
    Rec Hall
    3 p.m.
    -
    4 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Feb 11, 2023
    Snowshoe to the Bison
    Buffalo Pound Provincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    4 p.m.
    -
    5:30 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Feb 11, 2023
    Escape the Maze
    Duck Mountain Provincial Park
    Fern Campground
    4 p.m.
    -
    5 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Feb 11, 2023
    Light-up the Night Hike
    Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park
    Meet at the Resort entrance
    7:30 p.m.
    -
    8:30 p.m.
    Learn More
    Fri, Feb 17, 2023
    Illuminated Snowshoe Stroll
    Echo Valley Provincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    7 p.m.
    -
    8 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Feb 18, 2023
    New to Nordic
    Buffalo Pound Provincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    1 p.m.
    -
    2:30 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Feb 18, 2023
    New to Nordic
    Duck Mountain Provincial Park
    Madge Lake Golf Course
    1 p.m.
    -
    2 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Feb 18, 2023
    Where the Wild Winter Things Are
    Pike Lake Provincial Park
    Main Parking Lot
    1 p.m.
    -
    2 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Feb 18, 2023
    Bird Detective
    Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    2 p.m.
    -
    3:30 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Feb 18, 2023
    Scenic Snowshoe Safari
    Echo Valley Provincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    2 p.m.
    -
    3 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Feb 18, 2023
    Chirp with the Chickadees
    Pike Lake Provincial Park
    Rec Hall
    3 p.m.
    -
    4 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Feb 18, 2023
    Snowshoe to the Bison
    Buffalo Pound Provincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    4 p.m.
    -
    5:30 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Feb 18, 2023
    Escape the Maze
    Duck Mountain Provincial Park
    Fern Campground
    4 p.m.
    -
    5 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Feb 18, 2023
    Light-up the Night Hike
    Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park
    Meet at the Resort entrance
    7:30 p.m.
    -
    8:30 p.m.
    Learn More
    Fri, Feb 24, 2023
    Illuminated Snowshoe Stroll
    Echo Valley Provincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    7 p.m.
    -
    8 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Feb 25, 2023
    New to Nordic
    Buffalo Pound Provincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    1 p.m.
    -
    2:30 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Feb 25, 2023
    New to Nordic
    Duck Mountain Provincial Park
    Madge Lake Golf Course
    1 p.m.
    -
    2 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Feb 25, 2023
    Where the Wild Winter Things Are
    Pike Lake Provincial Park
    Main Parking Lot
    1 p.m.
    -
    2 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Feb 25, 2023
    Scenic Snowshoe Safari
    Echo Valley Provincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    2 p.m.
    -
    3 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Feb 25, 2023
    Frosted Forest Hike
    Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    2 p.m.
    -
    3:30 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Feb 25, 2023
    Chirp with the Chickadees
    Pike Lake Provincial Park
    Rec Hall
    3 p.m.
    -
    4 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Feb 25, 2023
    Snowshoe to the Bison
    Buffalo Pound Provincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    4 p.m.
    -
    5:30 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Feb 25, 2023
    Escape the Maze
    Duck Mountain Provincial Park
    Fern Campground
    4 p.m.
    -
    5 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Feb 25, 2023
    Light-up the Night Hike
    Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park
    Meet at the Resort entrance
    7:30 p.m.
    -
    8:30 p.m.
    Learn More
    Fri, Mar 3, 2023
    Illuminated Snowshoe Stroll
    Echo Valley Provincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    7 p.m.
    -
    8 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Mar 4, 2023
    New to Nordic
    Buffalo Pound Provincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    1 p.m.
    -
    2:30 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Mar 4, 2023
    New to Nordic
    Duck Mountain Provincial Park
    Madge Lake Golf Course
    1 p.m.
    -
    2 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Mar 4, 2023
    Where the Wild Winter Things Are
    Pike Lake Provincial Park
    Main Parking Lot
    1 p.m.
    -
    2 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Mar 4, 2023
    Scenic Snowshoe Safari
    Echo Valley Provincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    2 p.m.
    -
    3 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Mar 4, 2023
    If These Hills Could Talk
    Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    2 p.m.
    -
    3:30 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Mar 4, 2023
    Chirp with the Chickadees
    Pike Lake Provincial Park
    Rec Hall
    3 p.m.
    -
    4 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Mar 4, 2023
    Snowshoe to the Bison
    Buffalo Pound Provincial Park
    Visitor Centre
    4 p.m.
    -
    5:30 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Mar 4, 2023
    Escape the Maze
    Duck Mountain Provincial Park
    Fern Campground
    4 p.m.
    -
    5 p.m.
    Learn More
    Sat, Mar 4, 2023
    Light-up the Night Hike
    Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park
    Meet at the Resort entrance
    7:30 p.m.
    -
    8:30 p.m.
    Learn More