At Home Adventures – Dog Walks & Perch Fishing

It's been tricky to get out and do all of the overnight hiking I had planned for this summer. With the heat wave we have been going through, and all of the nearby fires and smoke, it's best to stay closer to home. But, fewer hiking opportunities just opens the door for other fun activities, … Continue reading At Home Adventures – Dog Walks & Perch Fishing

Summer Walks at Cranberry Flats Conservation Area

Cranberry Flats Conservation Area is a short 10 minute drive outside of the city of Saskatoon that is family friendly, dog friendly (on-leash), and has an accessible lookout point with a boardwalk. While it is lovely in the winter for snowshoeing and walking, it is worth revisiting in warmer months to appreciate the large diversity … Continue reading Summer Walks at Cranberry Flats Conservation Area

A Quick Stop to Smell the Flowers at Pike Lake Provincial Park

Pike Lake Provincial Park is located a short 30 kilometres outside of the city of Saskatoon. It is one of the smallest provincial parks in Saskatchewan, but it is still the perfect getaway if you want to take a break from the city for a few hours. You'll find a lovely little beach, an outdoor … Continue reading A Quick Stop to Smell the Flowers at Pike Lake Provincial Park

Getting Off the Pavement Without Leaving the City

Given the choice, I always prefer a dirt trail to a sidewalk, but it isn't always convenient to pack up and drive out of the city in search of a good trail. Fortunately, there are adventures to be had within city limits. Saskatoon has beautiful paved paths along the riverside, and if you look even … Continue reading Getting Off the Pavement Without Leaving the City