In The Area


Tourism Saskatchewan
Discover Saskatchewan's Great Southwest  
Cypress Hills Destination Area

Pine Cree Park

WOW! This scenic little park is beyond your wildest expectations, bring your camera. Come picnic or camp, but don't expect power, water and sewer facilities--the water here is in the form of a beautiful little creek winding its way through the trees and a hand pump on a shallow well. You won't forget your stay here!

Approximately 24 kms. west of Shaunavon on Highway 13.

Frenchman River Valley

Formed by glacial meltwater, this beautiful valley extends for many miles.  You will find rugged scenery, featuring many coulees in the Frenchman River Valley.  Pictures can not adequately capture the beauty found here.

Approximately 44 kms. south of Shaunavon on Highway 37

Lac Pelletier Regional Park

A small, beautiful spring fed lake surrounded by trees and cabins. A great place for camping, boating and fishing. Also located there is a one of a kind golf course, which you have to see to believe!

Approximately 77 kms. east of Shaunavon on Highway 13

Duncairn Dam

This area was originally created as an irrigation project for the PFRA.  Over the years it has developed into a major recreation area. If camping, fishing, water skiing or just relaxing is something you are interested in, you are in the right area.

Approximately 70 kms. northeast of Shaunavon

Cypress Hills Provincial Park

You will not want to miss this beauty!  Beautiful rolling hills, lodgepole pines, trembling aspen and plentiful wildlife are only a portion of the attractions of this park.  Lots of great camping available, trails to explore and sights to see. 

Approximately 122 kms. west of Shaunavon on Highway 13, turn right at Highway 21.

Fort Walsh National Historic Park

As you arrive here you can envision the past. The landscape is unbelievable, green rolling hills and bluffs of trees with the old fort snuggled in. You step back in history without even trying. As you have travelled this far, you won't want to miss the Comglomerate Cliffs, as they are relatively close to Fort Walsh and a "must see." If you are planning on going "across country" from Cypress Park to Fort Walsh be sure to check the weather, roads are impassable when wet.


Grasslands National Park

A park like no other, wide open prairie conserving nature the way it should be!  This park protects one of Canada's few remaining areas of undisturbed mixed prairie grasslands.  Grasslands National Park which can only be visited during the daytime as there are no camping facilities, consists of two blocks, one of which can be accessed near the Village of Val Marie.

Located approximately 120kms. southeast of Shaunavon,

T. Rex Discovery Centre

The home of Scotty, Canada's most complete Tyrannosaurus, is nestled into hills surrounding the Town of Eastend. A must see--something every town would be proud to have!

Approximately 33 kms. west of Shaunavon on Highway 13

Great Sand Hills

If you haven't yet visited this area, this is a must see! The sand dunes are unbelievable, great to see, great to climb. Start at Sceptre's Great Sand Hills Museum,(306)623-4345, located on Highway 32, open from May to September. A map of the route is available at the museum, or if closed it is attached to a window for viewing.

Approximately 170 kms. northwest of Shaunavon.