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  • Night Quest: A Nocturnal Treasure Hunt

    July  20, 2018


    Search for the legendary lost treasure of Saskatoon Island! If you can complete the challenges given to you by the creatures of the night, you might make it to the lair of the Guardian King! But will you be able to outsmart him and take the treasure for yourself?

    Join an interpreter at the Little Lake Trail Parking Lot to begin your quest. 

    • The walk begins at 7pm sharp!
    • Please wear comfortable walking shoes and bring water.  Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. 
    Where:  Little Lake Trails
    When: 7:00 PM
    Fee:  Free
     
  • Parks Day - Saskatoon Island

    July  21, 2018


    Come celebrate Parks Day from 11:00 am and 2:00 pm!

    • Nature activities and displays
    • Face painting
    • Disc Golf Trial Course - No experience required, discs provided
    Where:  East Day Use Shelter (near playground)  Saskatoon Island Day Use
    When: 11:00 AM
    Fee:  Free
     
  • (Mountain) Lions, Wolves, Bears - Oh My!

    July  27, 2018


    Help us sort out which ferocious predator is which by checking out their teeth, poop, and more! Most importantly, learn how to prevent an encounter or respond if you ever meet one of these magnificent creatures in the forest.

    • Drop-in between 7-8pm
    • Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult
    Where:  Day Use
    When: 7:00 PM
    Fee:  Free
     
  • Nature Yoga

    July  29, 2018


    Join a yoga instructor for playful, movement based, family friendly activities that will encourage you to connect with nature, yourself, and fellow park visitors.    

    No previous yoga experience required, but an open mind is! 

    • Starts at 10am sharp!
    • All ages and abilities welcome
    • Bring your own yoga mat, blanket, or towel

     

     

    Where:  Day Use Near Beach/Volleyball net  Day Use
    When: 10:00 AM
    Fee:  FREE
     
  • Beats and Brushstrokes

    Aug  10, 2018


    Come get your creative sap flowing! Add your voice or some beats from simple instruments to your favourite classic campfire tunes, and learn how nature can inspire anyone to paint what they see in a unique way!

    • Absolutely no experience needed, and all ages and abilities welcome!

    •  Bring your own lawn chair! Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

       

       

     

    Where:  East Day Use Shelter (near playground)  Saskatoon Island Day Use
    When: 7:00 PM
    Fee:  Free
    More Info: 

    albertaparks.ca

     
  • The Great 2018 Saskatoon Island Photo Contest

    Aug  13, 2018


    Take an awesome photo at Saskatoon Island and send it to northwest.information@gov.ab.ca for a chance to win a night of FREE CAMPING!!

    • The Photo Contest runs from: June 1st to August 13th
    • The winner will be notified by August 15th

     

    Criteria to Enter:

    • Photos must be taken at Saskatoon Island Provincial Park
    • A media release form must be submitted (the form will be sent to the photographer via email at the time of photo submission)
    • Photos should be submitted at original file size

     

    Shutters away!

     

    Where:  Saskatoon Island PP
    When: 12:00 PM
    Fee:  Free
     
  • Night Quest: A Nocturnal Treasure Hunt

    Aug  17, 2018


    Search for the legendary lost treasure of Saskatoon Island! If you can complete the challenges given to you by the creatures of the night, you might make it to the lair of the Guardian King! But will you be able to outsmart him and take the treasure for yourself?

    Join an interpreter at the Little Lake Trail Parking Lot to begin your quest. 

    • The walk begins at 7pm sharp!
    • Please wear comfortable walking shoes and bring water.  Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. 
    Where:  Little Lake Trails
    When: 7:00 PM
    Fee:  Free
     
  • (Mountain) Lions, Wolves, Bears - Oh My!

    Aug  19, 2018


    Help us sort out which ferocious predator is which by checking out their teeth, poop, and more! Most importantly, learn how to prevent an encounter or respond if you ever meet one of these magnificent creatures in the forest.

    • Drop-in between 7-8pm
    • Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult
    Where:  Day Use
    When: 7:00 PM
    Fee:  Free
     
  • 1st Annual Saskatoon Island Fall Fair

    Sept  23, 2018


    12 pm - 4 pm

    Fall Fair Activities:

    Local performances, face painting, disc golf (supplies and instructions provided), horse drawn wagon rides, natural history and cultural history booths and activities, craft workshops, swan viewing opportunities with local experts, a photo scavenger hunt (bring your own camera), and food service (cash only).

     Saskatoon Island Market

    Local vendors selling homemade products. Bring cash, there is no ATM on site.

     *Vendor Application Form

    Where:  Day Use
    When: 12:00 PM
    Fee:  Free Entry
    More Info: 

    Alberta Parks office: 780-538-5350

    Northwest.information@gov.ab.ca

     

     
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