Provincial Parks extend camping reservations for rest of season

Campers looking out to head out one more time will have a chance at select provincial parks.

From October 1 to March 15, select campsites in certain provincial parks can be reserved online at a discounted rate with reduced services.

Parks, Culture and Sport Minister Laura Ross said they have seen fall camping grow yearly.

“Offering campsite bookings online throughout fall and winter gives campers the opportunity to extend their camping season with the assurance of knowing their campsite is reserved and will be ready upon arrival.”

Throughout October, 13 provincial parks will offer select campsites for late-fall camping that can be reserved online, including Blackstrap, Buffalo Pound, Cypress Hills, Duck Mountain, Echo Valley, Good Spirit Lake, Greenwater Lake, Moose Mountain, Pike Lake, Rowan’s Ravine, Danielson, Douglas and Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Parks.

From November 1 to March 15, online campsite reservations for winter camping will be offered at Buffalo Pound, Cypress Hills, Duck Mountain, Echo Valley and Pike Lake Provincial Parks.

Each campsite will have a note on the reservation site notifying what services are available, such as electricity, water, sewer or pit toilets.

The nightly rates for October 1 to March 15 are discounted to reflect the reduced services:

• Nightly Electric: $29 per night
• Nightly Non-electric: $16 per night

For stays between November 1 and March 15, reservation and camping fees will be refunded for unused nights if winter camping reservations are cancelled due to any of the following conditions:

• Temperatures reach -26 degrees Celsius or below with wind chill during campers scheduled to stay in a provincial park; or
• Campgrounds or campsites can’t be accessed due to natural disasters, road closures (including travel not recommended advisories due to winter conditions as designated on the Saskatchewan Highway Hotline), or other park-related emergencies.

Starting October 1, 2022, Annual Vehicle Entry Permits are available at a discounted rate of $40. These permits expire on April 30, 2023, and can only be used for the remainder of the current season.

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