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Campers will be able to enter Sask. provincial parks free of charge on July 1, 2017.

Sask. provincial parks free to enter Canada Day

By 980 CJME June 26, 2017 - 2:14pm Updated: June 26, 2017 - 2:15pm

The provincial government is hoping you spend Canada Day in one of Saskatchewan’s many parks — and they will help your wallet in the process.

Provincial parks will have...

Saskatchewan's provincial parks opened for camping season on May 18, 2017.

Sask. provincial parks open for 2017

By 650 CKOM May 18, 2017 - 7:20am Updated: May 18, 2017 - 7:20am

Saskatchewan's provincial parks are officially open for camping season.   As in past years, an alcohol ban will be in place for the May long weekend, going into effect for 2017...

Campers at these sites will be paying more for them in 2017.

Camping in Sask. parks to cost more in 2017

By Lauren Golosky January 4, 2017 - 12:09pm Updated: January 4, 2017 - 12:28pm

While most of Saskatchewan is in a deep freeze, it’s already time to think ahead to camping season.

People will be able to book their campsites starting in April.

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Example photo of the black-legged deer tick, it is about half the size of the common dog tick that is reddish in colour.

Tick surveillance program watching closely for ticks that can carry Lyme disease

By Adriana Christianson June 19, 2016 - 10:37am Updated: June 19, 2016 - 10:45am

Doing a 'tick check' takes on a whole new meaning when it comes to wood tick surveillance across Saskatchewan, especially when ticks are popping up in regions where no one is...

File photo of campsite at Echo Lake Provincial Park.

Saskatchewan campgrounds expecting busy May long weekend

By Alex Docking, Kevin Martel May 20, 2016 - 3:58pm Updated: May 20, 2016 - 4:00pm

The first long weekend of the summer camping season is here - and a lot of people are taking full advantage.

Some campgrounds - especially those close to Regina and...

Echo Valley

Staggered launch for reservations at Sask. parks paying off

By 980 CJME April 14, 2016 - 1:15pm Updated: April 14, 2016 - 1:30pm

The staggered launch for campsite reservations at Saskatchewan's provincial parks has been going well.

Mary-Anne Wihak, director with visitor experiences with...

Camping spot at Echo Lake Provincial Park.

Campsites reservations to open on Monday

By Kevin Martel April 10, 2016 - 10:51am Updated: April 10, 2016 - 11:15am

Eager campers will get their first chance to secure a campsite for the summer season on Monday.

As in past years, the launch will again be staggered over 10 days so that...

A camping spot at Echo Lake Provincial Park.

Sask. provincial park camping reservations start Monday

By 980 CJME April 7, 2016 - 9:28am Updated: April 11, 2016 - 9:44am

People wanting to camp at Saskatchewan's provincial parks can now make their reservations.

The province's reservation system for the 2016 summer season launched Monday...

Reservations for Sask. provincial parks begin in April

By Kevin Martel January 27, 2016 - 11:16am Updated: January 27, 2016 - 11:30am

Those eagerly awaiting to book their summer campsites at Saskatchewan provincial parks now have the dates in which they can do that.

The province announced that...

A camping spot at Echo Lake Provincial Park.

Camping fees rising at Saskatchewan provincial parks

By 980 CJME January 4, 2016 - 10:19am Updated: January 4, 2016 - 10:30am

As a record number of people visit Saskatchewan's provincial parks, they'll be paying more to do so.

User fees are increasing in 2016 for provincial parks for nightly...

Camping in Echo Valley.

Sask. parks see record number of visitors

By Kevin Martel November 25, 2015 - 1:06pm Updated: November 25, 2015 - 1:15pm

Saskatchewan's provincial parks and recreation sites were busier in 2015 than they've ever been before.

A new attendance record of almost 3.9 million visits were made in...