Entries by Jonathan

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 […]

Joe Milligan receives inaugural STA Trail Stewardship Award

During the 2017 STA AGM, we were proud to recognize Joe Milligan as the recipient of the inaugural STA Trail Stewardship Award, which recognizes the outstanding people and organizations that have been dedicated to the restoration, preservation and enhancement of Saskatchewan’s trail system through a variety of efforts: contributing money to or raising funds for trail […]

Informative presentations highlight STA AGM

The STA held its 2017 AGM on March 25 at the Home Inn & Suites Saskatoon South. There was a great turnout to the event and some productive discussions about issues facing trail builders, administrators and users in the province. Here is a look at the three of the presentations that took place as part of […]

STA releases 2016 Annual Report

The STA recently released its 2016 Annual Report. This year marked another significant year of development for the STA. We created new educational resources for our members and the larger trail community, actively promoted trails to potential users and created and implemented a new fundraising strategy to assist members in developing and maintaining their trails. […]

The lost trail near Fairy Hill

A guest blog post from trail enthusiast Russ Hodgins. Last summer, I ran from our place along the back trails and ended up at the Fairy Hill Natural Area. I had heard on the radio that there is a trail there but I never did find it. My guess is that I would have had to take […]

New AGM Flyer

We’ve added an exciting new presentation to our AGM about rails-to-trails conversions. Check out our revised flyer below for all the details!  

Running the Boreal Trail – Part 4

A series of guest blog posts from trail enthusiast Russ Hodgins. Past posts: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 Before I made it out to the main road, I went past Wolf Bay campsite but to get there, I had another creek to cross. Life being what it is, this was another challenge thrown in […]

Running the Boreal Trail – Part 3

A series of guest blog posts from trail enthusiast Russ Hodgins. Past posts: Part 1, Part 2 *This would be the best section to bike, about a 10 mile ride to Sandy Beach subdivision. As I mentioned before, the magic of compression socks is something to behold. After Day One’s efforts, I had staggered off […]