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Prince Albert National Park offers top seven autumn experiences

Fewer people make a fall visit to the park a rejuvenating adventure

PRINCE ALBERT NATIONAL PARK - We know that more than ever, people are looking to spend time outdoors close to home. Prince Albert National Park provides opportunities to do so.

Visiting Prince Albert National Park in autumn ensures visitors have space to have an inspiring and rejuvenating adventure. Enjoy the park's top seven experiences this time of year.

Explore the wilderness of the park with a hike or bike on a trail. Check out trails on Street View before your visit to get a feel for surrounding flora and trail difficulty, and check the trail conditions before you head out.

Enjoy a self-guided interpretive hike on Boundary Bog, Mud Creek and Treebeard Trails. Pick up a brochure at the trailhead and follow the numbers on the trail to learn more about its unique features.

Bring canoe or kayak to paddle on the lake and experience the shimmering water, the sights and sounds of the lake and the peaceful feeling of being on the water. Whether your adventure lasts the morning or is a multi-day trip, you are sure to return feeling inspired.

Bring lawn chairs and picnic items to a day use area with fire pits or a kitchen shelter and enjoy a campfire surrounded by beautiful scenery.

Enjoy shoulder season camping. Don't miss autumn camping at Namekus Lake Campground, open until Oct. 31 (weather dependent). Please contact the visitor centre for more information: 1-306-663-4522 or email

Cast a line into the cool northern waters of Prince Albert National Park. Waskesiu Lake is open for fishing until March 31. Please contact the visitor centre at 1-306-663-4522 or email for more information about fishing in the park.

Enjoy a night full of stars this autumn. For the best stargazing, visit the park on Nov. 4, a moonless eve.