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Meewasin Valley

#3 of 90 things to do in Saskatoon Features Animals
402 Third Avenue South, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7K 3G5, Canada
306-975-2476
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Great Place to Hike or Just to Sit Around

We thought we were going to the movies the other night. We had already bought our popcorn when we... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2016
GuatadeLapis
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Saskatoon, Canada
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Terrific trails

There is a beautiful paved path along the river, going by the old Bessie hotel, and carries in for... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2016
cinammongoldie
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saskatoon
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“the river” (42 reviews)
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402 Third Avenue South, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7K 3G5, Canada
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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We thought we were going to the movies the other night. We had already bought our popcorn when we discovered that the only feature we wanted to see was scrubbed for the evening due to a technical problem. What to do now? The solution was...More

Thank GuatadeLapis
Meewasin V, Communications Officer at Meewasin Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2016

Thank you for your review! It's so nice to hear that kind of praise from residents as well as visitors. Often we take for granted the gem that we have right here in our back yard, but there's always a different perspective that can make...More

Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

There is a beautiful paved path along the river, going by the old Bessie hotel, and carries in for quite a few kilometers. This trail is on both sides of the river. Highly recommended for stress relief or a quiet nature walk or just exercise.More

Thank cinammongoldie
Meewasin V, Communications Officer at Meewasin Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2016

Thank you for your review and recommendation! The Meewasin Trail really does provide great opportunities for relaxation, nature viewing, exercise, and social activities with all of the events that take place in the riverbank parks. In and outside of the City of Saskatoon, on both...More

Reviewed 8 July 2016

Fine trail along both sides of the river. Cyclists, walkers, and runners. River is just not that scenic in comparison to other places we've been. Sorry, Saskatoon.More

Thank LSinNJ
Meewasin V, Communications Officer at Meewasin Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2016

Thank you for your review! We're sorry to hear you didn't fully enjoy the scenery along the Meewasin Trail inside city limits. We'd love for you to have the opportunity to see some alternate views on your next visit, perhaps at other sites in the...More

Reviewed 5 July 2016

The Meewasin Valley offers 60 km of trails, open year round, running through beautiful, sunny Saskatoon. Trails run on both side of the South Saskatchewan river, through conservation areas and beautiful parks. Stroll, run, cycle and cross country ski along the path. It offers many...More

Thank judymetcalfe
Meewasin V, Communications Officer at Meewasin Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2016

Thank you for your review! You are right - many parks and sites are located along the Meewasin Trail, a must-see attraction. The trail runs along both sides of the river, winding under the bridges, and through beautifully landscaped parks and natural areas. Residents and...More

Reviewed 28 June 2016

This is a world class archaeological dig site. People from all over the world have come here to experience , early native habitat. Bison burger is GreatMore

Thank Dan K
Meewasin V, Communications Officer at Meewasin Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2016

Thank you for your review! One of Meewasin's proudest accomplishments is the development of Wanuskewin Heritage Park. The Park was opened in 1993 with the help of various groups and all levels of local government. Their Visitor Centre is the gateway to the incredibly beautiful...More

Reviewed 28 June 2016

I live in Saskatoon and take the beauty of the river valley for granted, until I travel and see concrete condos right up to the edge of other waterways, rivers, lakes. the paths go on for miles, no traffic worries (Except the bikes) who are...More

Thank LoriS20152015
Meewasin V, Communications Officer at Meewasin Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2016

Thank you for your review! It is no coincidence that the riverbank lands in Saskatoon are free from commercial development and conserved for public use. Under the Meewasin Valley Authority Act (1979), Meewasin has the authority to coordinate or control the use, development, conservation, maintenance...More

Reviewed 27 June 2016

Go ahead try and walk all the Meewasin Trail I dare you!! The trail is about 10 miles on both sides of the river.... The MV is an amazing mix of natural areas as well as places like River Landing. Pathways, water falls, a spray...More

Thank StevieP1959
Meewasin V, Communications Officer at Meewasin Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2016

Thank you for your review! You are so right - there really is so much to see and do along the Meewasin Trail. In and outside of the City of Saskatoon, on both sides of the river, there are sites and services to help you...More

Reviewed 22 June 2016

As always the running trails are in great shape this year. Although construction around river landing/the former Victoria bridge has interrupted the trails on the west side of the river.More

Thank stephen m
Meewasin V, Communications Officer at Meewasin Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2016

Thank you for your review! While it's unfortunate that the construction has caused a few trail detours, the new Traffic Bridge "will support the growing city centre by allowing motorists, pedestrians and cyclists to cross the river between the downtown and residential areas in the...More

Reviewed 15 June 2016

This park covers almost the entire length of the river in Saskatoon. A great place to walk or bike. It runs through the heart of the city and is available year round. Lots of trees, easy access pic-nic areas and not too crowded.More

Thank MartinStoon
Meewasin V, Communications Officer at Meewasin Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2016

Thank you for your review! Many parks and sites are located along the Meewasin Trail, a must-see attraction. The trail runs along both sides of the river, winding under the bridges, and through beautifully landscaped parks and natural areas. Residents and visitors flock to the...More

Reviewed 22 May 2016

great views during all seasons! I especially love seeing the beavers at dusk. good for walking, biking, canoeing.More

Thank Fergus519
Meewasin V, Communications Officer at Meewasin Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2016

Thank you for your review! As you mentioned, there is so much to see and do along the Meewasin Trail. One of the highlights is getting to observe the many animals in their natural habitat throughout the Saskatoon river valley. The beavers play an important...More

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