Winter Tourism Saskatchewan

Top 5 winter activities in Saskatchewan

Snowmobiling, Tourism SaskatchewanWhile many Saskatchewanians are no doubt itching to hop on the next flight to Mexico, there are plenty of ways to have fun in the province this winter.

Try these five activities for an exciting vacation right at home.

Snowmobiling

The Saskatchewan Snowmobile Association maintains thousands of kilometres of high quality trails across the province, says director of marketing with Tourism Saskatchewan, Jonathan Potts.

Cross country skiing, Saskatchewan“There are great opportunities there for day trippers and for multiday visitors, ” said Potts.

Snowboarding

The Prairies may be vertically challenged for the most part, but that doesn’t mean we don’t know how to have a good downhill time.

“He’s a rock star in the snowboarding circuit, ” said Potts.

Cross-country skiing

Saskatoon has several nearby places to go cross-country skiing.

Potts recommends Duck Lake just north of the city.

Antique File PhotoHe added that the Cypress Hills in the south offer a more rolling terrain.

Antiquing

Taylor Swift knew as early as 2009 that Saskatchewan is a great place to find weird old stuff.

— Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13)

Little gems are tucked away in the small communities as well as the major centres.

“You can find beautiful Mennonite chests … and different styles from different countries and ethnic groups that really speak to the history of the province, ” said Potts.

Ice fishing

Tobin Lake is a famous ice fishing destination.

The world’s biggest walleye, weighing in around 18 lbs, was caught in its freezing waters.

“People come from many places in North America during the winter to take part in fishing there, ” said Potts.

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