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  • Can I buy groceries and alcohol in Waskesiu?
    You won’t believe the selection that is available in the local grocery stores! Visit the Trading Post for the best cinnamon buns around!
  • What do I need to know about camping?
    Enjoy a camping experience! All frontcountry campgrounds open Friday, May 20. Visitors can still make reservations for Beaver Glen and Red Deer campgrounds at www.reservation.parkscanada.gc.caor by calling 1-877-737-3783. There are also several backcountry campgrounds to explore; permits are required for all backcountry overnight stays and registration is done at the Visitor Centre or South Gate on the day of departure. Winter camping is available! Until May 12, the Visitor Centre is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday and 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. After May 13 and into the summer, the Visitor Centre is open daily from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friendly and knowledgeable Parks Canada staff can answer any questions you have: 306-663-4522 or
  • Can I snowmobile from Elk Ridge into Waskesiu?
    Once you enter Prince Albert National Park, the use of ATVs, snowmobiles, dirt bikes, or other off-road vehicles is not allowed.
  • Do you have bike rentals?
    Yes, and Waskesiu is the home of the quadracycle!
  • Is there a golf course nearby?
    You are minutes away from two of Saskatchewan’s best - Lobstick Golf Course and Elk Ridge Resort!
  • Are Jet skis allowed in the Park?
    Personal watercraft such as Jet Ski, WaveRunner, or Sea-Doo are not permitted on park waters. Link:
  • What is there to do after I am finished boating?
    The activities are endless! Check our "Experience Waskesiu" page!
  • Can I have an open fire on the beach?
    A fire on the beach would be so nice but random fires are not allowed in National Parks.
  • Where can I purchase gas and propane?
    Yes! Lakewood Gar Bar is in the heart of downtown Waskesiu!
  • Are there alcohol bans on long weekends?
    During certain periods of the year, specific campgrounds may have temporary alcohol bans in effect.
  • Is there a movie theatre?
    Rainy days or cool evenings are great spent watching the latest releases!
  • Can I set off fireworks to celebrate Canada Day or New Year’s Eve?
    Use of, selling, or purchasing fireworks, or any other type of explosive, is not permitted within a National Park
  • Is there a zip line near the park?
    Yes! Fly through the Boreal Forest with your friends!
  • Can I bring my drone into the Park?
    All Parks Canada places are ‘no drone zones’ for recreational use.
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