Saskatoon, named after the sweet berry that grows wild in the region, is located on the South Saskatchewan River.
Saskatoon is nestled on the edge of nature and offers visitors countless outdoor activities to enjoy. The renowned Meewasin trail is home to beautiful pathways that wind along the South Saskatchewan riverbank and displays stunning views of both downtown and the forested riverbank.
The active person can take in an abundance of adventures like canoeing along the river, bike riding, golf, tennis, hiking the trails at the Beaver Creek Conservation Area, or visiting any of the nearby provincial parks. Explore the trails and beaches of Beaver Creek and Cranberry Flats.
Whether you're an action-seeker, nature lover, history buff or architectural admirer, Saskatoon offers fun for everyone. Explore Wanuskewin Heritage Park; a national historic site devoted to the Northern Plains Indian culture. The Beaver Creek Conservation Area is an awe-inspiring ecological site dedicated to the prairie habitat. In warm seasons, the Prairie Lily riverboat cruise will show you the city from a different perspective.
If you plan to do a little shopping, there are plenty of options with 6 shopping malls or the Riverside District, historical Broadway or 2nd avenue, downtown.
The dining experience is unrivaled and with more restaurants, per capita, than any city in Canada.