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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 - 7:30am

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 - 12:09pm

Much of Saskatchewan might be in a deep freeze, but it’s time to think ahead to camping season.

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

But...

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 - 10:35am Updated: June 20, 2016 - 8:34am

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 24, 2016 - 8:24am

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 - 1:15pm

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.

Saskatchewan Provincial Parks could see 40% of bookings as reservations open

By Kevin Martel April 10, 2016 - 10:51am Updated: April 11, 2016 - 6:05am

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.

2016 provincial park camping reservations begin on Monday

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

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

The province's reservation system for the 2016 summer season launches on...

Reservations for Sask. provincial parks begin in April

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

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 - 10:19am

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 - 1:06pm

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...