Entries by Jonathan

STA increases funding available through Members Grant Program

The STA is making it easier to access funds for trail projects in the province. Through the Members Grant Program, grants of up to $1,000 are now available. These grants can be used for maintenance projects such as updating maps, GPS trails, fixing signs, purchasing maintenance tools, etc. These grants are only available to current SaskTrails […]

New STA Trail Ambassador: Fletcher family

The STA is pleased to welcome the Fletcher family as the newest STA Trail Ambassador. The Fletchers live in Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park Cottages. Denise and Brian homeschool their children, which allows them a great deal of freedom to explore where they live and beyond. One of their favourite family activities is exploring the trails. […]

Take your love of trails to the bank

The Royal Canadian Mint launched a rectangular silver coin to celebrate the 25th anniversary of The Great Trail, marking the occasion in Saskatoon in August on the Meewasin Trail near the South Saskatchewan River. The coin was designed by Canadian artist Steve Hepburn and depicts, in 99.99 percent pure silver, and in colour, two hikers […]

Celebrating connection of The Great Trail

On August 26, people across Saskatchewan joined in a nationwide celebration marking connection of The Great Trail. There were almost 200 events held across the country in every province and territory. The events were an opportunity to acknowledge and thank the many donors, volunteers and partners who helped realize the bold dream of connecting Canadians […]

Share your trail adventures this long weekend!

The extremely warm weather Saskatchewan has been experiencing this summer looks to be carrying over through the long weekend. This is a perfect opportunity for everyone to get out and explore a trail. If you do happen to be out on the trails, snap a photo, do a short write-up about the experience and comment […]

Celebrate The Great Trail on Aug. 26

On Aug. 26, 200 events are being organized from coast to coast to celebrate the connection of The Great Trail! In Saskatchewan, there are plenty of celebrations, from trail tours at Mervin to a trail unveiling at Lebret. Here is a list of the Saskatchewan events: Lebret Location: May Street bridge on Highway #56. – […]

Hudson Bay Ski Club completes trail improvement project

The Hudson Bay Ski Club is pleased to announce that the trail improvement project for the Pineview Cross Country Ski Trails in the Hudson Bay Regional Park has been completed. The project was supported by a $500 Membership Grant from the STA. The project organizers were able to add a 1.6 kilometre loop that is […]

A trip to Roche Percee

Recently, we ventured to La Roche Percee Provincial Historic Site and snapped some great pictures. The site is located in the Souris River Valley, approximately 20 kilometres southeast of the City of Estevan. Here’s some background on the area: The site consists of a large sandstone outcrop that has been sculpted into unusual shapes by the […]

Michael Hornick donates $1,000 to the STA

We would like to thank Michael Hornick for his $1,000 donation to the Saskatchewan Trails Association in memory of Bill Hornick. The money will support the development of Elbow Trail. In making his donation, Hornick becomes our second Trail Ranger, a classification of donors who give between $1,000 and $4,999. For more information on ways you can support […]