The Government of Saskatchewan is investing more than $6.7 million for facility and infrastructure improvements in central and northern provincial parks in 2020-21. A total investment of $14.6 million will be made across Saskatchewan’s provincial parks system this year.

Along with ongoing improvements to washrooms, docks, day-use facilities and signage, upgrades scheduled for completion prior to the 2021 camping season in central and northern Saskatchewan provincial parks include:

  • Campground service centre replacement at Pike Lake Provincial Park;
  • Water system upgrades at Meadow Lake Provincial Park;
  • Boat launch upgrades at Great Blue Heron Provincial Park and Meadow Lake Provincial Park;
  • Road improvements and electrical upgrades at Candle Lake Provincial Park; and
  • Sewage lagoon upgrade and expansion at Duck Mountain Provincial Park.

Upgrades that began in 2019-20 and are now complete in central and northern Saskatchewan provincial parks include:

  • New visitor reception centre at Candle Lake Provincial Park;
  • Campground electrical upgrades at Meadow Lake Provincial Park and Pike Lake Provincial Park;
  • Trail system upgrades at Meadow Lake Provincial Park and Lac La Ronge Provincial Park;
  • New play structure with accessible features at Great Blue Heron Provincial Park;
  • Water system upgrade at the Battlefords Provincial Park; and
  • Sewage lagoon upgrade at Lac La Ronge Provincial Park.

From 2007-08 to 2019-20, capital investment and capital maintenance in parks reached a total value of more than $127 million. Improvements planned for 2020-21 will further increase the total investment to more than $141 million since 2007.

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