Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park
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Introduction

Celebrated as the site of the first historic crossing on the South Saskatchewan River, Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park is an amazing area that is enjoyed by RV lovers of all ages. The park is rich in history and has been hosting travelers since the early 1900s. Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park is also home to the Goodwin House, which is a historic home that was the first to be built in the area by the Goodwin family who were the first known settlers.

While there are plenty of recreational activities to enjoy when the weather is warm the beautiful Lake Diefenbaker is the place to be during the summer. Here you will be able to go for a summer dip, have a picnic or take a boat out onto the calm waters. The lake is also the most popular fishing in all of Saskatchewan so it is a must see for those who love to fish! For the golfers there is also an 18 hole course within the park or mini golf for those looking for a more family-friendly game.

The camping options at Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park are seemingly endless with four RV friendly campgrounds available with a total of 255 non-electric and 67 electric sites. Peak season at Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park runs from May until September.

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Transportation in Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park

Driving

Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park is located in south-west Saskatchewan and is 31 miles (51km) north of Swift Current, which is the third largest city in the Saskatchewan province. The park has one entry and exit road that is very easy to find as it is located off SK-738.

Since the city of Swift Current is relatively close to the park you will be able to pick up supplies or access services and amenities there before you begin your stay. If you are looking for other smaller towns can find a few close by, including Stewart Valley (around 10 and a half miles or 17kms away), Kyle (around 15 and a half miles away or 25kms) and Cabri (around 30 miles or 49kms away).

Accessing the park should be very simple and straightforward as the roads are very wide and flat resulting in no difficult driving conditions. During the winter the park is still open and you can access the campgrounds, however if you do plan on visiting the park during winter make sure you call the park in advance to confirm that the road will be clear for you to access.

Parking

There is plenty of parking available at Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park.

Public Transport

There are no public transport options that will take you to Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park.

Campgrounds and parking in Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park

Campsites in Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park

Reservations camping

Nighthawk Campground

Nighthawk Campground is the smallest campgrounds within Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park that is available for you to call home during your stay at the park. The campground is located about half a mile (1km) past Bearpaw Campground and there are 29 sites for you to choose from. All sites at this campground are non-powered so staying here is a good choice if you want to have a more primitive camping experience.

Even though the campground is smaller and primitive there are still a few creature comforts, including three water collection points, one toilet block, overflow parking and trash cans. Nighthawk Campground is popular with people who want to get away from the crowds and have a more natural camping experience during their stay.

Nighthawk Campground is pet friendly and reservations for individual sites are available online or by calling the park office. For any more information on the campground you can contact the park.

Riverside Campground

Riverside Campground is the one of the smaller of the four campgrounds within Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park that is available for you to call home during your stay at the park. The campground is located about half a mile (1km) past Bearpaw Campground and is directly across from Nighthawk Campground. In total there are 42 sites for you to choose from. All sites at this campground are non-powered so staying here is a good choice if you want to have a more primitive camping experience.

Even though the campground is smaller and primitive there are still a few creature comforts, including three water collection points, one toilet block, a playground, overflow parking and trash cans. Riverside Campground is popular with people who want to get away from the crowds and have a more natural camping experience during their stay.

Riverside Campground is pet friendly and reservations for individual sites are available online or by calling the park office. For any more information on the campground you can contact the park.

Sagebrush Campground

Sagebrush Campground is the second largest of the four RV friendly campgrounds that are available for visitors to Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park. The campground is located past the fifth loop of the Bearpaw Campground and there are 54 sites for you to choose from. All sites at this campground have electrical hookups and there is also free firewood for you to use if the evenings get a little chilly.

Since the campground is smaller than Bearpaw Campground there are not as many amenities available for visitors to use, however there are still enough to be comfortable and enjoy your stay. Some of these include water collection points, toilets, showers, a playground, picnic shelter and overflow parking. Sagebrush Campground is popular with people who want to be close to the beach but in a smaller campground.

Sagebrush Campground is pet friendly and reservations for individual sites are available online or by calling the park office. For any more information on the campground you can contact the park.

Bearpaw Campground

Bearpaw Campground is the largest of the four RV friendly campgrounds that are available for visitors to call home when arriving at Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park. The campground is located on the banks of Lake Diefenbaker and has 170 sites for you to choose from. All of the sites at Bearpaw Campground have 30 amp electrical hookups available for your convenience. Free firewood for you to use if the evenings get a little chilly.

Since the campground is so large it is jammed packed with great services and amenities. Some of these include water collection points, toilets, showers, laundry facilities, two playgrounds, camp store, beach volleyball court, fish cleaning station, overflow parking and a dump station. If you choose to stay at Bearpaw Campground you will also have the easiest access to the beach.

Bearpaw Campground is pet friendly and reservations for individual sites are available online or by calling the park office.

First-come first-served

Alternate camping

Seasonal activities in Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park

In-Season

Golf Course

Finding a golf course at a provincial park is a rare treat, so golfers make the most of this opportunity! Sask Landing Golf Resort is located within Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park and features an 18-hole golf course that has breathtaking views of natural prairie grassland, Lake Diefenbaker and the surrounding hills for you to enjoy during your day out on the fairway. The golf resort has everything you need to enjoy your day, including power cart and club rentals along with a clubhouse that serves food.

Boating

Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park is also a great place to visit for those who like to get out on the water too. Boating is an awesome way to further explore the waters of Lake Diefenbaker and you can do so under no restrictions. This means that motorboats, windsurfers, water skiers and paddlers can all enjoy the water! If you have a larger boat and need to use a boat launch there is one located near the main beach in the park. There are no guarantees that boat rentals will be available during your visit to the park so it is best to bring your own.

Swimming

If you fancy having some fun in the sun during your stay at Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park you need to check out the beach area. Located along the southern banks of Lake Diefenbaker on the west side of the park, the beach is a big hit when it is warm outside and many visitors love to chill out on the fine sand after going for a dip. The beach is also close to a grassy area that features picnic tables and large cottonwood trees that will provide you with some shade. There are no lifeguards on duty at the beach so remember to swim to your abilities.

Off-Season

Mini-Golf

If you are looking for a family friendly activity for all ages you can't beat mini-golf. There is an 18-hole mini-golf course available for you to use within Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park at the marina. The course is a par 50, designed for all ages and located in a beautiful location with flower beds, shrubs, trees, large pond with waterfall and fountain amidst a marine and nature theme. Club and ball rentals are available from the marina and the course is also handicap accessible.

Hiking

The trails at Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park are simply stunning and will give you the chance to take a walk through the native prairie, which is a rare ecosystem found in Canada. In total there are three marked trails for you to enjoy and explore that combined are around five miles in length. If you are wanting to learn more about the area we recommend the Ring, Ruts and Remnants Trail. This three mile trail will lead you to explore the history of Saskatchewan Landing with historical graves, homestead ruins, cart ruts and teepee rings all being located along it.

Fishing

If there is one thing that attracts the most interest in coming to Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park it is the fishing. Lake Diefenbaker is without a doubt the most popular fishing lake within the whole province of Saskatchewan and attracts people from all over to come and try land the big one. The lake has a very high concentration of game fish that call the water home. You have the chance of catching lake trout, walleye, Atlantic salmon, rainbow trout, yellow perch and many more. For more information about fishing rules and regulations contact the park office.

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