Meewasin Valley, Saskatoon

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The Meewasin Valley Authority is a conservation organization dedicated to conserving the natural and cultural heritage resources of the South Saskatchewan River Valley in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and area. With the support of the Province of Saskatchewan, the City of Saskatoon and the University of Saskatchewan, Meewasin undertakes programs and projects in river valley education, development and conservation. By creating opportunities for public awareness and enjoyment, Meewasin strives to increase understanding and to ensure a vibrant and healthy river valley.

Where Is Meewasin? Meewasin's jurisdiction centres in Saskatoon and runs approximately 60 km along the river through Saskatoon and R.M. of Corman Park from Pike Lake in the southwest to Clarke's Crossing in the northeast. It encompasses conservation areas, parks, museums, interpretive centres, the university lands, canoe launches, community links, and over 60 km of Meewasin Trail. Including the South Saskatchewan River, there are 25 square miles in the Meewasin conservation zone.
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  • Not being from the area, i spent a little time exploring the downtown region and stumbled upon the trails along the river. This is a nice little place to spend an hour so strolling on the river, there...  more »
  • Over the river and through the woods the river walk is the way to go. Run, walk, picnic along the Meewasin Valley Trail. Great way to spend a day.  more »
  • Bike ride thru the trails, stop for a snack; excercise equipment on the river bank in open air, sit on a bench and watch the world go by, walk thru the spray park, rent a segway and cruise, skate boar...  more »

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The west bank of the South Saskatchewan River serves as the most popular place to stay in Saskatoon. Along the curving riverside route of Spadina Crescent, you can choose from a selection of mid-range to luxury hotels, most of which offer swimming pools to accompany their river views. The two main thoroughfares out of town--Route 14 to the west and Route 11 to the north--offer an abundance of standard motels and inns, with accommodations in the north also ensuring proximity to the city's airport.
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