Prince Albert National Park of Canada

Sturgeon River Plains Bison

Introduction

You Can Visit the Sturgeon River Plains Bison!

Plains bison
Plains bison
© D. Fortin

To see Canada’s only free ranging plains bison within their historic range, follow the road signs to the west side of Prince Albert National Park. You can start from the junction of Highways 263 and 240 in the south-east corner of the Park, or follow the Scenic Route (Highway 263) from Highway 2 at Christopher Lake to rejoin Highway 240.

Explore visitor opportunities in the west side:

  • Hiking
  • Cycling
  • Horseback riding
  • Cross-country Skiing
  • Snowshoeing

Discover the unique landscape of “Bison Country”!

Map of the south end of PANP, showing the route to the west side.
Map of the south end of PANP, showing the route to the west side.
© E. Paul / Parks Canada