Entries by Nicole Williams

Saskatchewan Trails Day

Celebrate Saskatchewan Trails Day on June 6 while practicing physical distancing   As people look for new ways to spend their time during the pandemic, many are turning to trails as a healthy and fun way to get some exercise and a little adventure. The Saskatchewan Trails Association (STA) invites all residents to get out and […]

Saskatchewan Trails Raffle Winners

Saskatchewan Trails Raffle Winners Saskatchewan Trails Association raffle in support of the Churchill River Water Trail Legacy Program was held on Saturday, March 28. This program is supporting the development and stewardship of canoe and hiking routes along the Churchill River in northern Saskatchewan. The winners were: Saskatoon Canoeing Club Membership: Adam Buettner   Classic […]

Explore Saskatchewan’s Hidden Beauty 

Explore Saskatchewan’s Hidden Beauty  With some parks closing their parking lots to prevent people from entering, there are many beautiful and isolated trails that you, and your furry pals, can take advantage of where you will likely not run into any other visitors for miles!   If by chance you do run into other trail lovers […]

Changes to 2020 Annual General Meeting

Changes to 2020 Annual General Meeting Due to growing concerns regarding the Covid-19 pandemic and the closures of all Regina Public Libraries, the Saskatchewan Trails Association’s Annual General Meeting will take place via conference call on Saturday, March 28, 2020 beginning at 10:30 am. To ensure you are able to join in on the call please contact (306) […]

Common Q&As

Common Q&As As the provincial trail association in the province, we receive plenty of questions from the community. So we decided to take all of the most commonly-asked questions and make them into a blog! Hopefully these common questions can help others to find what they are looking for and save more time to spend […]

2020 Member Trail Grant Recipients

2020 Member Trail Grant Recipients The STA is pleased to announce the recipients of our Member Trail Grant Program. We will be providing $1000 grants to the Foam Lake & District Leisure Services Board and the Qu’Appelle Valley Nordic Ski Club. The Foam Lake project involves a group of dedicated volunteers called Team Nature Trails […]

Saskatchewan Trails Association Annual General Meeting

Saskatchewan Trails Annual General Meeting 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 28 Sunrise Branch Library/Sandra Schmirler Centre 3130 E. Woodhams, Regina To register: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/sasktrails-annual-general-meeting-tickets-92734775209?aff=efbevent&fbclid=IwAR0c4kaLW1ay3VJ4lsO3AUJAKY4cpDxmivSGLaKSH1YBZemJpWqCymWLlU4   The Churchill River in northern Saskatchewan provides some of the most outstanding scenery in the province. Ric Driedger of Churchill River Outfitters will present on the canoeing and hiking trails in this […]

Get Out and Experience Wintertime Trails

Get Out and Explore Wintertime Trails Yes, we all know Saskatchewan’s winters can be chilling and we’d rather stay indoors, but that’s no reason to pack up and hibernate until the next year. Hiking season on the trails is not over as soon as the snow falls. Give winter hiking a try and push yourself […]

Qu’Appelle River Run

By Russ Hodgins Please note that before you venture out on the ice, make sure it is safe! Many years ago, we did a canoe trip from Craven to Pasqua Lake and learned firsthand how this river brings a whole new meaning to the word “meander”. A mile as the crow flies can translate into […]

Tips to Staying Warm on Winter Trails

Hitting the trails throughout winter can be a lot of fun. There are new activities like snowshoeing, it can be more peaceful, and you can even burn more calories while building more muscle. The downside of the trails being covered in snow is obviously the low temperatures. Here are a handful of tips to keep […]