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This province is a true playground for the outdoors enthusiast, with vast expanses of sun-drenched grassland prairies and rugged wilderness for hiking, camping, fly fishing, biking, and guided horseback trips, and more campsites and family-operated inns and B&Bs than chain hotels. There are more than 55 canoe routes, including on the mighty Churchill River, one of 28 rivers in the Canadian Heritage Rivers System, some churning with whitewater thrills, plus more than two dozen provincial parks for get-away-from-it-all solitude. Or, join the crowd at one of Saskatchewan's many golf courses. The First Nations Gallery at the Royal Saskatchewan ...

This province is a true playground for the outdoors enthusiast, with vast expanses of sun-drenched grassland prairies and rugged wilderness for hiking, camping, fly fishing, biking, and guided horseback trips, and more campsites and family-operated inns and B&Bs than chain hotels. There are more than 55 canoe routes, including on the mighty Churchill River, one of 28 rivers in the Canadian Heritage Rivers System, some churning with whitewater thrills, plus more than two dozen provincial parks for get-away-from-it-all solitude. Or, join the crowd at one of Saskatchewan's many golf courses. The First Nations Gallery at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum in Regina focuses on the region's rich Native heritage, and another section is rich with fabulous fossils of the dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures who lived here even earlier.

Evelyn Kanter
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Evelyn Kanter is a contributor to Fodor's NYC and Fodor's Canada, editor of the Michelin Green Guide Switzerland, and author of Great Destinations: The Hudson Valley.

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