The big sky Country area of Montana and accompanying states draws thousands of RVers every year, but big sky land doesn’t end at the Canadian border. If you venture north you’ll find yourself in Saskatchewan, Canada, and the adventures are wide open.
We want to explore this great prairie land of central Canada to provide RVers north of the border some great places to stay. Here are our top five RV parks, grounds, and sites for Saskatchewan: The Land of the Living Sky.
5 of the Best RV Parks in Saskatchewan
Indian Head Campground: Indian Head
Indian Head Campground is a lovely campground and is loaded with features. Their sites are pull-through and big rig friendly and each site comes with 30 or 50 amp electrical service, water, and sewer utility hookups. You’ll have no problems getting clean with laundry service, restrooms, and clean showers. If you’re feeling hunger pangs, you don’t need to go far as Indian Head has both a confectionary and small grocery store on-site. You can also have fun within the campground with volleyball, horseshoes, soccer and in the game room that house air hockey, video games and more.
Indian Head is just a few minutes from the pretty scenery of Qu’Appelle Valley, home to rich landscapes, gentle flowing rivers, and scenic lakes. You’re also nearby several great Provincial Parks including Buffalo Pound, Echo Valley, and Fort Qu’Appelle. Of course, Indian Head has some attractions itself like Bell Farm Round Barn, Rural Sports Hall of Fame and Museum as well as the Indian Head Statue and Museum.
Prairie Oasis Tourist Complex: Moose Jaw
The Prairie Oasis Tourist Complex is a great mix of both great amenities and in-the-park fun while Moose Jaw itself provides some fun for the whole family. Prairie Oasis is prepped for RVers with 75 pull-through RV sites. Many of the RV sites come with electrical, water and sewer utility hookups. If you’re planning to stay for a while, Prairie Oasis is a great deal as every 7th night is free to RVers. There’s also plenty of other amenities at Prairie Oasis including an on-site restaurant, playground, 18-hole mini golf course, confectionary and an on-site gas station.
Prairie Oasis is also home to an indoor water complex decked out with pools, water slide, and Jacuzzi.
Though you can have fun right in the park you need to venture out to have some fun too. The Buffalo Pound Provincial Park provides hiking, biking, boating fishing and is even home to the herd of Buffalo. You can take themed tours along the underground Tunnels of Moose Jaw that convey the tunnel’s connection to historical figures such as Al Capone. Other popular destinations include the Western Development Museum, the Suskanen Ship Pioneer Village and Museum, riverboat cruises, cultural centers and more.
Gordon Howe Campground: Saskatoon
Gordon Howe Campground is operated by the city of Saskatoon and they seem to know what they’re doing. You’ll find plenty of the RV park amenities and features that you’ve grown to love at Gordon Howe Campground including sun and shade sites decked out with both 30 and 50 amp hookups, water hookups, wireless internet access, grills and picnic tables. The park also hosts laundry facilities, restrooms, free showers as well as a manager on site 24/7 and even a confectionary.
The city of Saskatoon is well known and loved for its mix of outdoor and indoor activities. If the weather is fine and you’re looking to get outside I recommend the city park of Meewasin Valley or the more rustic Beaver Creek Conservation Area. History buffs will love the Saskatoon Western Development Museum and if you’re looking for fun for the whole family the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park and Zoo provide fun, Kinsmen Park offers relief from the summer sun and Saskatoon’s Escape Games provide a challenging mental experience sure to have you and your family using your gray matter.
Eagle Valley Park Campground: Maple Creek
Eagle Valley Park Campground bills themselves as “A Beautiful Setting in the Canadian Prairies and it’s tough to refute those claims. The park itself offers 101 individual RV sites with electrical, water and sewer utility hookups. Most of the sites are pull-throughs and comes with a good deal of privacy. The park also offers many other amenities such as dump stations, toilets, showers, laundry facilities and a playground. Eagle Valley also has their own grill and indoor pool so you can swim despite outdoor conditions.
The prime outdoor jewel of Maple Creek is found at Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park. This park covers parts of both Alberta and Saskatchewan and is full of many different activities for all interests such as hiking, biking, high adventure like climbing, golf, swimming, kayaking and even in-depth eco-tours to give you an authentic feel of the park. There are many other great activities to be found around the Maple Creek area such as the Fort Walsh National Historic Site, St. Victor’s Petroglyphs Provincial Historic Site.
If you’re willing to make the drive, Grasslands National Park is less than 3 hours away from Eagle Valley.
Nipawin Regional Park: Nipawin
Nipawin Regional Park puts you right on the path to tons of recreational activities and the park’s amenities are not too bad either. Nipawin has plenty of large pull-through spaces that have a nice separation from your neighbors. The sites also come with electric, water, and sewer utility hookups so you can relax in your creature comforts. There are picnic areas, restrooms and showers to help you clean up after a long day and wireless internet so you don’t have to worry about missing out on your social media or email.
You won’t have to go far to find fun at Nipawin Regional Park as the park is outfitted with mini golf, a barnyard zoo, stocked trout fishing pond, playground, restaurant, sprinkler pond and plenty of great hiking trails right out of the park. Nearby you’ll find Tobin Lake, a popular fishing spot, and Nipawin even provides a filleting station where you can clean and prep your day’s catch. This site also provides year-round fun with winter activities including cross-country skiing trails and a big sledding hill the little ones are sure to enjoy.
Overall the rolling prairie land and big open sky of Saskatchewan are sure to capture that hit-the-road spirit that characterizes the spirit of RVing. So if you’re north of the border and are looking for a big open adventure, try Saskatchewan and these great RV parks.