Hear the call of the red-tailed hawks swooping overhead and watch for white-tailed deer bounding along the river banks. Bring your hiking shoes and binoculars and explore the trails along the South Saskatchewan River.

The South Saskatchewan Meander


“The South Saskatchewan Meander”, a 1.5 km hiking trail, winds its way along the ridge overlooking the South Saskatchewan River and valley. Due to severe riverbank erosion, portions of the trail have been altered or closed. Please respect barriers, fencing and safety signs.

Accessible near the cemetery and along the route to the Caron home.

Distance: 1.5 km

Carlton Trail

Visitors walking along the Carlton Trail.

A remaining section of the historic red river cart trail that was once a main trade route linking Fort Garry to Fort Edmonton. The trail straddles the East Village of Batoche on its journey towards the ferry crossing of the South Saskatchewan River.

Distance: 800 m