Saskatoon Mountain Provincial Recreation Area – County of Grande Prairie

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Experience Category: Natural Attraction

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    Located atop Saskatoon Mountain, a Provincial Recreation Area situated 150 meters above the surrounding countryside; this day use area has spectacular panoramic views of the south and west portions of the County, the Rocky Mountains and the Kakwa wilderness.

    The Saskatoon Mountain Recreation Area is situated on the site of a military radar base that was used by the United States Air Force as a radar system. Find more historic information Here!

    The highest feature on the landscape west of Grande Prairie, Saskatoon Mountain is an island of foothills forest surrounded by agricultural land. The site features a 70-metre-high hill with both steep and gradual slopes. Diverse forests of aspen, balsam poplar, white spruce and birch are interspersed with wetlands and small sloughs. The area is a great place for wildlife viewing, bird viewing, and if you are lucky you may be able to catch a glimpse of the northern lights. The trails that wind through are mostly user maintained and can have obstacles such as fallen trees.

    When using our beautiful recreation areas such as these we ask that users be kind and courteous and be sure to clean up after themselves.

    Travel 30 km northwest of Wembley on Hwy #43 to Range Road 92, then 5 km north.

    Day-use only. No overnight camping.

    Phone: 780-532-9727

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