The Province of Saskatchewan is located in Central Canada - often referred to as "The Land of the Living Skies". The province is best known for its grasslands, wetlands, rolling hills, parks, historic sites and for its large network of lakes and rivers to the north.
The capital of Saskatchewan is the City of Regina. It is a cultural, artistic and commercial hub for southern Saskatchewan. Regina is also the birth place of Canada's "medicare" health system.
The Canadian Shield (covers 1/3 of the northern region of the province); roads and highways (more than any other province in Canada); lakes (home to over 100,000); Moose Jaw ("Little Chicago" with underground tunnels once used for rum-running by Al Capone; only Canadian province with man-made borders; and the Grasslands National Park (protecting some of the last prairie grasslands in North America).
Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park (park's borders cross into both Saskatchewan and Alberta); Regina is home to the RCMP cadet training centre for Canada; Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park (highest point in Canada between the Rocky Mountains and Eastern Canada); Meewasin Valley Trail (60 kms along the South Saskatchewan River); Wakamow Valley (6 parks and 15 km of trails); Athabasca Sand Dunes (100 kilometres along the shores of Lake Athabasca) and the Prince Albert National Park (388,000 hectares, 1500 lakes and waterways and once home Grey Owl)