The final touches are being made on provincial parks throughout the province as they officially open for the season on May 19.
With more reservations than ever booked during this year’s campsite reservation launch, SaskParks is anticipating another successful season.
“Saskatchewan’s provincial parks are where people go to make memories, enjoy recreational activities, and connect with nature,” Parks, Culture and Sport Minister Mark Docherty said. “With stunning natural features, fantastic amenities and high-quality programming, it’s no surprise that our parks continue to grow in popularity.”
Saskatchewan Provincial Parks officially open for the season on the May long weekend. As in past years, an alcohol ban will be in place from Thursday, May 19 to Monday, May 23 inclusive.
This alcohol ban affects all campgrounds and picnic areas within provincial parks and recreation sites. The ban is also in effect for several regional parks. Cottages and commercial businesses in provincial parks are not affected by the ban.
Visitation to provincial parks set a record in 2015, with nearly 3.9 million visits.