The lure of the north lies in its natural beauty, its grandeur that is felt from the very southern fringe of the boreal forest through the vast and accessible wilderness of lakes, rivers and woodlands.
Prince Albert sports summer musical theatre and an exciting Winter Carnival. The city's diverse culture is showcased at an annual powwow, a Ukrainian festival, a Metis festival, and Tapestrama featuring the art, music, food and dance of the city's many cultural groups.
Prince Albert National Park ranks among Saskatchewan?s best-known destinations, combining the comfortable resort amenities of Waskesiu with remote backcountry wilderness. Provincial parks, such as Clarence-Steepbank Lakes, Meadow Lake and Clearwater River offer a myriad of outdoor activities. Fly-in lodges and incredible fishing abounds.
In the far north, accessible only by air, Athabasca Sand Dunes Provincial Park protects the most northerly expanse of major sand dunes in the world. This fragile, desert-like environment combines lakes, rivers and forests in a unique landscape. Over 50 rare plants are found here, including 10 species found nowhere else in the world.