Saskatoon is located in the Meewasin Valley on the banks of the South Saskatchewan River. The city is one of the largest communities and business centres in the province of Saskatchewan, Canada.
Saskatoon is a major transportation, agricultural and commercial hub for the central Saskatchewan region. The major highways and rail lines connect to the city and there is a major international airport servicing air travel to and from the city.
The Meewasin Valley on the South Saskatchewan River is a green-space river valley park and trail system. The trail connecting the parks is called the Meewasin Valley Trail. The valley, river and trail system are popular for activity, adventure and sightseeing year round for many who visit.
During the summer months some of the more popular activities in the Saskatoon region include fishing, canoeing, kayaking, horseback riding, biking, cycling, picnicking, swimming, golfing, camping, hiking, hunting, roller blading, birdwatching and more.
During the winter months, after the snow has fallen and the temperatures drop, some of the winter activities enjoyed in the Saskatoon region include cross country skiing, ice fishing and snowmobiling.