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Prince Albert National Park of Canada

How to Get There

Aspen forest in autumn with marsh. The national park 'On the Southern Edge of the Great Northern Forest'.
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"On the Southern Edge of the Great Northern Forest" is where you'll find Prince Albert National Park, just 60 km north of the city of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada. It's near the geographic centre of the province.

The distance to the townsite of Waskesiu in the park is another 40 km north.

Average travel times by automobile to Waskesiu are, from:

Calgary 10 hours
Winnipeg 10 hours
Regina 5.5 hours
Saskatoon 2.5 hours
Prince Albert 1 hours
La Ronge 1.5 hours


Map of regional setting of Prince Albert National Park in western Canada. Map of regional setting of Prince Albert National Park in western Canada.
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The park is accessible by Highways #2 and #264 or Scenic Route - Highway #263, all of which are paved, year-round roads. Contact the park office if you require information regarding routes to backcountry trailheads and canoe launching points on the western or northern boundaries.

Map of area locating Prince Albert National Park within Saskatchewan. Map of area locating Prince Albert National Park within Saskatchewan.
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