Province/Territory: Saskatchewan

Ride the range through Saskatchewan’s cattle country

  • 1600 hectare property
  • 400 strong herd of the Sturgeon River plains bison
  • 01 traditional Cree tipi for two on the lake shore

Saddle up and head into Prince Albert National Park to view Canada’s only free ranging wild Plains bison still within their historic range. Along the way, encounter elk, moose, deer, wolves, bear and the countless species of birds and waterfowl. Take in typical ranch activities. Unleash your adventurous self during one of our exciting multi-day outback horse pack trips. Finish each day with a wonderful supper followed by a campfire, telling stories and singing songs under the Northern Lights about the day’s adventures. Then fall asleep under the stars in your traditional Cree tipi on the shores of this tranquil northern lake.

Why you should visit
  • Sleep in a traditional Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation tipi in Prince Albert National Park.
  • Saddle up for a ride through Saskatchewan’s northern landscape.
  • See, hear and smell the Plains bison on their historic original range.
  • Say hello to your horse—you’ll be partners for the next few days.
  • Take a dip in sandy, calm Ness Lake.
  • Get an education in medicinal and edible plants.
  • Learn how to yodel and hope a coyote calls back.
  • Smell the campfire, join in a sing-song, gaze at the Northern Lights.

Weather

Visitor information
  • Sturgeon River Ranch information.
  • Activities offered include horseback riding, fishing, camping, nature interpretation, yodelling, wildlife watching, swimming Packages offered are from three-hour rides to multi-day trips.
When to go
  • May to September offer the best weather with June to August being the warmest.
Need to know
  • Expect to see real cowboys doing real ranch work.
  • Bring sturdy shoes or cowboy boots, not regular street shoes.
  • Dress for the weather, rain or shine. Layers work best.
  • Guests 16 years of age and under are required to wear a helmet, which are provided.
Getting Here