IN-PARK SERVICES

In-Park Services

The Battlefords Provincial Park has a wide array of in park services to make your stay more comfortable.  From four season accommodation to grocery and food services, you’ll find most everything you need in the park; however, if you cannot find what you are looking for, the Battlefords are a short, half-hour drive away.

Recreation Hall: Our spacious hall has everything you need to host your next gathering.  There are tables and chairs for 70 inside and picnic tables outside for extra seating.  The hall includes a couple of 32-cup coffee urns, a refridgerator, stove and sink (no dishes provided) and a large barbecue, designed for briquettes or wood, on the patio at the back of the hall.  The indoor bathrooms feature flush toilets.  Rental rate is $20/hour ($80 minimum charge) or $200/day and a deposit is required.

Jackfish Lodge Golf & Convention Centre: 58-room hotel accommodation, convention centre, licensed dining room and restaurant facilities features an 18-hole, grass-green golf course and driving range.  Phone (306) 386-2800 or call the Golf Clubhouse at (306) 386-2877 to book tee times.

Beachside Boat Rentals: Rental of a variety of watercraft equipment including fishing boats, canoes, paddle boats, water trikes, and more.  Located at north end of the main beach by the boat launch.  Phone (306) 386-3336.

Beachside Store and Concession: Fast food restaurant and store with groceries, camping supplies and souvenirs.  Located on the main beach of The Battlefords Provincial Park.  Phone (306) 386-2860.

Bigway Store: Located in the resort village of Cochin, which is located 2 km south of the park entrance.  Phone (306) 386-3000.

Nearby Attractions At The Battlefords

Half an hour away is a wealth of cultural and recreational attractions in The Battlefords.  See the moustache cups and antique firearms at the Fred Light Museum; time travel to the tumultuous days of the North-West Resistance at Fort Battleford National Historic Park; view the work of a brilliant aboriginal artist at the Allen Sapp Gallery/The Gonor Collection; picture small-town Saskatchewan in the 1920s at the Western Development Museum; or learn the surprising history of baseball in this province at The Saskatchewan Baseball Hall of Fame.  And, if you’re feeling fortunate, make a date with Lady Luck at the casino.

Allan Sapp Museum: Located in North Battleford.  Two-time winner of an Attractions Canada award, this public gallery exhibits the art of world renowned Cree artist, Allan Sapp.  Phone (306) 445-1760.

Battlefords Goose Project: An abundance of waterfowl, songbirds, shorebirds, and other wildlife provides excellent opportunities for viewing at the Battlefords Goose Project.  An observation deck, walking trail and interpretive signs enhance the wildlife viewing experience.  This 127-acre wetland project is a cooperative venture involving Ducks Unlimited Canada, the Battlefords Wildlife Federation, the City of North Battleford and the McMillan family.  Free Admission.  Phone (306) 445-2575.

Battlefords Wildlife Federation Nature Centre: Grasslands, forest, and wetlands provide habitat for a variety of plants and animals.  Learn about them at the Nature centre by examining the Steven Beardsworth Herbarium Collection and a large exhibit of taxidermy specimens of birds and mammals.  Admission by donation.  Phone (306) 445-6044.

Blue Mountain Outdoor Adventure Centre: 32 km Northeast of North Battleford on Highway #378 features:

  • 20 km of mountain biking and hiking trails;
     
  • 10-meter climbing wall large enough for 34 people;
     
  • 250-meter pipeline 30 meters high;
     
  • 10-acre lake for swimming and canoeing;
     
  • 40 km of cross-country skiing and skate skiing trails;
     
  • paintball (7 play fields all equipment supplied);
     
  • 3,000 sq ft log chalet with a catering capacity of 180 people;
     
  • confectionary with rental equipment; and
     
  • cabins and hotel facilities.
     

Phone Ahead.  Advance bookings only.  Phone (306)445-4941.

Chapel Gallery: 891-99th Street North Battleford.  Among art galleries, it is unique, not only in design but also in setting.  The patio on the west wall affords a view of earth, sky and the North Saskatchewan River that is unsurpassed.  This beautiful building used to be a house of worship.  Commissioned by the Oblates in 1965, it is connected by an ambulatory to the St. Thomas College complex, now the Don Ross Community Centre.  After serving as a chapel for over 20 years, it has been converted into an art gallery meeting national standards.  Admission by donation.  Phone (306) 445-1757.

Fort Battleford National Historic Park: Located in the town of Battleford.  The North West Mounted Police established Fort Battleford at the junction of the Battle and the North Saskatchewan rivers, an area rich in Indian and fur trade history.  The Fort was constructed in 1876 and played an important role in the settlement of the west.  Guided tours include interpreters in period costume, interpretive exhibits and videos.  Phone (306) 937-2621.

Fred Light Museum: Located in the town of Battleford, this museum contains a collection of artifacts in theme rooms housed in a 1914 school building.  The Gun Room contains one of the most comprehensive collections of firearms in western Canada.  The museum is open from May to September long weekends, seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.  Phone (306) 937-7111.

Gold Eagle Casino: Located in North Battleford.  Features licensed family dining as well as Goldridge centre multipurpose facility.  Phone (306) 446-3833.

Kinsmen Aquatic Centre: 1902 -106th Street, North Battleford - Open year round.  Closed all statutory holidays.  The North Battleford Kinsmen Aquatic Centre is a year-round facility that provides a wide and diverse range of programming for all people.  Amenities include a steam room and whirlpool open during all general swim times.  A light exercise room is available which includes a universal semi-recumbent exercise bike, treadmill, Nordic track ski machine, a stair climber and elliptical trainer.  Phone (306) 445-1745.

North Battleford Sports Museum and Hall of Fame: Located downstairs at the North Battleford Public Library.  Fully wheelchair accessible.  Open year round.  Admission by donation.  Phone (306) 445-1992 or (306) 445-3444.

Saskatchewan Baseball Hall of Fame: Located in the historic Battleford Gardiner Church, the museum contains 4,000 artifacts pertaining to baseball in Saskatchewan.  The first recorded baseball game played in the North West Territories was played at Battleford on May 31, 1897.  Fully wheelchair accessible.

Table Mountain Regional Park: Open 5 days a week in December and 7 days a week December 26 to the end of March.  Some of the best downhill skiing in Saskatchewan.  Phone (306) 937-2920.

Western Development Museum: Located in North Battleford, a 25 minute drive from the park.  Junction of Highways 16 & 40.  Experience the story of Saskatchewan agriculture and rural life at the Heritage Farm and Village.  1920s Outdoor Village, Saskatchewan Wheat Pool Elevator, Authentic Farm Home and Barn, Steam Engines, Gas Tractors, Vintage Vehicles, The Loft Gift Shop, Banquet and Meeting Facilities, Summer Threshing Show, Winter Tree Festival.  The museum is open year round and includes a gift shop.  Phone (306) 445-8033.