The Meewasin Valley Interpretive Centre located at 402 Third Avenue South is closed effective July 1, 2016.
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Beaver Creek Conservation Area (BCCA)
Located 13 km south of Saskatoon off Highway #219, BCCA was established in 1979. An interpretive centre opened in 1984. A microcosm of the Meewasin Valley, it is located where a prairie creek meets a prairie river.
The Meewasin Trail
The Meewasin Trail ranked as the top thing Saskatonians like about walking in Saskatoon. (City of Saskatoon Active Transportation Plan consultation, June 2015)
Meewasin Northeast Swale
The Meewasin Northeast Swale is an ancient river channel that begins at Peturrson’s Ravine and carves a 26 km long path adjacent to the South Saskatchewan River.
Saskatoon Natural Grasslands
A 13.8 hectare parcel of native Saskatchewan grassland persisting in a surprisingly natural condition within the City of Saskatoon in the northeast neighbourhood of Silverspring.
Cranberry Flats Conservation Area
Just south of the City you'll find a scenic area with large sandy beaches and a wheelchair accessible valley lookout.
Wanuskewin Heritage Park
Located at the north end of the City on Wanuskewin Road, it is a truly unique place to discover history dating back thousands of years.
Cameco Meewasin Skating Rink @Nutrien Plaza
Named Best Outdoor Skating Spot in Canada – Readers Digest 2006
Several parks have washroom facilities and lookout points along the river bank.
Bicycle Network & Cycling Information
The City of Saskatoon offers information on cycling in Saskatoon. Please visit their website for more information.
Canoe Tours - not operational for the 2018 season
For a real river valley experience, explore the South Saskatchewan in a ten passenger voyageur clipper canoe. Canoe Tours run from May through August with bookings starting April 1.
The Marr Residence is the oldest building in Saskatoon which is still on its original site. The house was built in 1884 by Sandy Marr. In 1885 the house served as a field hospital (during the Northwest Resistance). The present owner is the City of Saskatoon, who granted municipal designation as a heritage site in 1982.
The Marr house and garden is open for programs, workshops and tours throughout the year. Further information can be obtained by calling 306-652-1201 or by visiting their website.