Cold Lake

Sunset Swimming at Cold Lake

It’s hard to believe that a water body named Cold Lake would be a summer water sports paradise, but this large lake on the Alberta-Saskatchewan border is exactly that. Located 175 miles northeast of Edmonton, two-thirds of the lake lie…

Little Manitou Lake

Beach Swings

One of the most striking wonders of the Saskatchewan prairie, Little Manitou has been amazing its human visitors since well before European settlers arrived in the area. Once a freshwater lake formed in a depression gouged out by glaciers and…

Lake Diefenbaker

Lake Diefenbaker Stormy Sunset

Lake Diefenbaker, the largest reservoir in southern Saskatchewan, is developing a reputation as a favorite vacationland for visitors from all over Canada and the United States. The 106,000-acre lake provides plenty of room for all types of boating, sailing and…

Qu’Appelle Lakes

Arched Bridge Over Qu'Appelle River

Qu’Appelle? Yes, the name of a group of four popular Southern Saskatchewan lakes is a French question. Qu’Appelle Lakes, also known as the Fishing Lakes, lie in the Qu’Appelle Valley about 40 miles northeast of Regina. Qu’Appelle translates as, “Who…

Last Mountain Lake

Regina Beach at Last Mountain Lake

A visit to Regina Saskatchewan wouldn’t be complete without a trip to Last Mountain Lake. The lake was named for a local Cree legend that the Great Spirit scooped out earth to form Last Mountain hill some 12 miles to…

Reindeer Lake

Reindeer Lake is the one of the largest lakes in North America, covering about 1,500,000 acres and spanning the border of Saskatchewan and Manitoba provinces in Canada. Estimates of the lake’s immense size range from 1,309,800 to 1,640,000 acres. At…

Wollaston Lake

Wilderness adventures draw people to Wollaston Lake in northeastern Saskatchewan. Sparsely populated, Wollaston Lake is home to copious amounts of wildlife, birds and freshwater fishing fun. Wollaston is one of a few lakes in Saskatchewan offering anglers the chance to…

Lake Athabasca

Lake Athabasca is a 1,939,776-acre lake with a maximum depth of 410 feet making it the largest and deepest lake in both Alberta and Saskatchewan. Approximately 30% of the lake lies within Alberta and the remainder is located in Saskatchewan.…