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Friday, November 21, 2014
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WINTER RECREATION REPORT

Start the New Year off by planning a trip to one of Saskatchewan's provincial

parks. For those whose resolutions include physical recreation or who simply

enjoy the outdoors, provincial parks provide great settings and activities for

all.



Come out and enjoy a Winter Wonder Night Hike at Meadow Lake Provincial Park on

January 5th at 7:00 pm. You must pre-register by calling (306) 236-7617.



For cross-country skiers, reports say conditions are good at Buffalo Pound,

Duck Mountain, Echo Valley, Greenwater Lake and Moose Mountain provincial

parks. Conditions are fair at Anglin Lake and Emma Lake recreation sites,

Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park and Lac La Ronge Provincial Park.



Downhill skiing conditions are good at Buffalo Pound Provincial Park.



Snowmobilers will find trails in excellent condition at Duck Mountain,

Greenwater Lake and Moose Mountain provincial parks.



Anglers should exercise caution when travelling on the ice as the thickness

varies. Fair to good fishing is reported at Greenwater Lake, Moose Mountain

and Narrow Hills Provincial Parks. Fishing is reported as fair at Buffalo

Pound, Duck Mountain and Lac La Ronge provincial parks.



Limited winter camping services are provided at some provincial parks. Campers

and outdoor people are requested to check with the park office prior to and

upon arrival.



For additional information on winter recreation, call Saskatchewan Environment

and Resource Management at (306) 787-2700 in Regina or toll free in

Saskatchewan 1-800-66-PARKS (1-800-667-2757). You may also contact Tourism

Saskatchewan at 1-877-237-2273.



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For more information, contact:



Jeannette Welder

Environment and Resource Management

Regina

Phone:(306) 787-2700

1-800-667-2757

www.serm.gov.sk.ca
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