Travel - Adventure Guide
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.
Commercially the community of Saskatoon is one of the world's largest producers of uranium and potash. Agriculture is also big business in the region as many of the surrounding farm fields produce canola, grains and livestock.
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.
Being that Saskatoon is a major commercial and tourism destination in the province there are many services in the region which are important to travelers. There are shopping malls, a historic downtown retail section and some "big box stores".
Some of the services and amenities important to travelers located in Saskatoon include accommodations, campgrounds, tours, guides, restaurants, grocery stores, coffee houses, gas stations, gift stores, museums, post office, internet, banks, airport, car rentals, taxi service, real estate, attractions, art galleries and more.