There are lots of exciting updates for the month of June as we gear up for another great summer at PANP. Please feel free to share with colleagues, tourism partners, and the public.
Nature Centre Grand Re-Opening – June 24 at 10:00 a.m.
Kick off the start of summer with us! Celebrate the Nature Centre’s Grand Re-Opening, Saturday, June 24 at 10:00 am.
Through the all-new interactive exhibits, the nature centre brings aspects of Prince Albert National Park right into Waskesiu. Visitors are encouraged to come, enjoy and explore the centre. They may even be inspired to then go out and explore the park See, read, and learn about the rich Indigenous cultures and languages of this landscape.
Please note that the attached images are copyright of Parks Canada/Prince Albert National Park.
Free Entry for Canada 150
Don’t miss out — Celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation with a free Discovery pass for 2017! Pick up you pass online any time or in person from one of our friendly parks staff at the entry gates or at the Visitor Centre in Waskesiu.
Follow the link and order yours today! http://www.commandesparcs-parksorders.ca/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/Produ...
Trails and Facilities Conditions
The park offers 17 trails varying in length and difficulty, from short walks to overnight backcountry excursions. Select trails allow biking or horseback riding. Before you head out on any excursion, visit pc.gc.ca/princealbert or call the Visitor Centre at (306) 663-4522 for the latest on trails and facilities conditions.
Opportunities for wildlife watching are great at this time of year!
Days are longer and wildlife is active, especially in the mornings and evenings. Springtime means that calving season has begun for deer, elk, and moose! Bears are out and about, and have been seen in the park with their cubs! Drive slowly and have your camera ready for some great shots.
Remember to exercise caution around wildlife. These animals are unpredictable and must be given space. Keep at least 3 bus lengths (30m) from deer, elk, moose, and bison and 10 bus lengths (100m) from bears.
Visitor Centre Summer Hours:
The Prince Albert National Park Visitor Centre is open daily to answer questions you may have and provide updated information on park conditions.
Call (306) 663-4522, email [email protected], or visit us in Waskesiu during opening hours. Daily: 8:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m.
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