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Grande Prairie, Alberta
Established in 1932 to protect saskatoon berry bushes, Saskatoon Island Provincial Park was one of the province’s first parks. By 1933, the park was also recognized as a wildlife refuge for many different species, including the threatened trumpeter swan (in fact, the park is now a federal migratory bird sanctuary also. In addition to its notable birding and wildlife viewing opportunities, the park supports plenty of outdoor activities, including camping and hiking. You can also go berry picking in the summertime. UPDATE: Alberta Parks is continually monitoring operations to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Please visit the website for the most up-to-date information on facility closures, service changes, programming updates and safety measures.