Waskesiu and Prince Albert National Park is accessible by Highways 2 and 264 (approximately 90km north of Prince Albert) or the Scenic Route, Highway 263, all of which are paved, year-round roads.


Contact the Visitor Centre (call 306-663-4522 or email
panp.info@pc.gc.ca) if you require information regarding routes to backcountry trailheads and canoe launching points on the western or northern boundaries.

Average travel times by automobile to Waskesiu are, from:

  • La Ronge 2.5 hours
  • Prince Albert 1 hour
  • Saskatoon 2.5 hours
  • Regina 5.5 hours
  • Winnipeg 10 hours
  • Edmonton 7.5 hours
  • Calgary 10 hours


The closest airport is the John G. Diefenbaker International Airport located in Saskatoon, approximately 2.5 hours south of Prince Albert National Park.


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