Prince Albert National Park: Your Winter Destination
Yep, Saskatchewan is wild. In this province, we’re lucky to have some of the most breathtaking, expansive views and vistas in Western Canada over diverse terrain that includes areas of grassland, boreal forest, rolling aspen parkland and pure lakes. All that natural beauty meets accessibility in 3,875-square-kilometre Prince Albert National Park. With a bevy of exciting and rewarding winter activities to take part in this winter, this slice of heaven, located in the very heart of Saskatchewan, has a lot to offer locals and out-of-towners, alike.From hiking pristine trails, to cross-country skiing through thick forest, to ice-skating on one of our many frozen lakes, your winter experience of Prince Albert National Park can be as wild or relaxing as you like.
A western winter wonderland: Prince Albert National Park
Prince Albert National Park is open the year-round and winter is one of the best times to explore the this great, natural area without the tourist-season crowds! A million acres of snow-covered wilderness await you, free to explore unhindered. If you’re like the adventurous souls at Rally Volkswagen, then you’ll be on the hunt for opportunities to float across the snow on a pair of snowshoes, relax by a campfire with friends and family, and carefully listen to the call of the wolves in the distance. All of this and much more is available to winter visitors. The wonderland that is Prince Albert National Park awaits and warmly welcomes you!
Well? What are you waiting for?
It’s easy to find. Prince Albert National Park is located in central Saskatchewan, 232 kilometres north of Saskatoon, along Highway 2. That makes for a trip of approximately 2.5 hours by car. The City of Prince Albert is 91 km south of the park, approximately one hour by car. Most of the park’s visitors choose to use the picturesque lakeside resort town of Waskesiu, located within the park, as a base for their excursions. A full range of accommodation, from hotels to cabins and campsites is available in town. From Waskesiu, roads and trails lead to lakes and backcountry terrain.Wherever your setting out from, remember that it’s always a good idea to check in with the Volkswagen experts at Rally VW to make sure, first and foremost, that your vehicle is road-ready, come what may on the winter roads.
For loads more information on winter offerings and opportunities in Prince Alberta National Park, visit it’s dedicated website. See you out there!