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Prince Albert National Park of Canada


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Hike deep into Prince Albert’s wilderness on a pilgrimage to trapper turned conservationist Grey Owl’s fabled backcountry cabin. Grab a paddle for an overnight canoe excursion, where you’ll portage between boreal forest lakes. Soak up the sun at six sandy Waskesiu Lake beaches, or enjoy lakeside cottage living – dining, lodging, water sports and more – in the town of Waskesiu. The unique setting of Prince Albert National Park rewards both serious adventurers and day trippers.

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On the Edge of Nature: Experiencing the Town of Waskesiu 
The town of Waskesiu is a popular base for park visitors, offering a range of lakefront recreation, dining and accommodation options, as well as access to the park’s backcountry trails, lakes and rivers.
Beachside Fun at Waskesiu Lake 
With six well-serviced beaches and a bustling lakeside town to explore, Waskesiu Lake is Prince Albert’s most popular destination. Visitors can enjoy motorized and non-motorized water activities or access hiking and cycling trails.
Pilgrimage to Grey Owl’s Legendary Cabin: By Foot or by Canoe 
The multi-day Grey Owl Trail travels deep into Prince Albert’s backcountry –forest, lakes and wetlands – en route to the historic cabin of turn-of-the-century conservationist Archibald Stansfeld Belaney. It can be hiked or accessed via canoe.
Experience the Bagwa Paddling Route: A Classic Canadian Adventure 
The Bagwa Paddling Route is an overnight canoe or kayak loop covering multiple backcountry lakes with portages between. It offers a glimpse of the park’s diverse terrain, without requiring a long time commitment or extensive wilderness experience.

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