Little Lake Manitou, Watrous

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#5 of 19 in Nature in Saskatchewan
Little Lake Manitou is located in Watrous. For Little Lake Manitou and beyond, use our Watrous tour itinerary planner to get the most from your Watrous vacation.
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  • Manitou Beach is a resort village located on the shores of Little Manitou Lake, about 100 km east of Saskatoon and 5 km north of the town of Watrous. Little Manitou Lake is a small lake of salty water formed by the retreat of the glaciers during the most recent glacial period. Although the beach is small, it was still special smell of salt water and have salt on the skin after a swim in the icy water. Toilet and shower facilities nearby.
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  • The Lake has a unique salt water content that allows you to swim with ease. However, coming from Canada's warmest fresh water lake, we found this slightly above the temperature of ice. Great picnic ar...  more »
  • Amazing quirky place. The density of the lake means you float no matter what. Cool and unique swimming experience. Less algae and brine shrimp than I remember. Main beach was clean and water fairly cl...  more »
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  • Amazing lake! Saltier than the ocean and in the middle of the prairie
  • Unique , friendly , neat & tidy
  • Sadly, the higher water level and berm have negatively impacted the lake. Seems to be only 1 beach now, and the lake isn't very buoyant.
  • I floated for the first time and it was in this lake!

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