Meadow Lake Provincial Park

This summer I crossed off Meadow Lake Provincial Park from my Saskatchewan bucket list. We spent four nights at the park in July.

Kimball Lake “C” Campground – a ten-minute walk from the beach, but quiet

Kimball Lake was our base, although the park has several campgrounds. This campground has welcoming campsites, modern shower facilities, a great, sandy beach, and a couple trail heads.

We hiked the Kimball Interpretive Trail and part of the Little Raspberry Lake Trail. Muddy sections of trail and rain convinced us to turn around. The lake hike has some barriers (fallen trees) and potential for flooded, muddy areas. There was no evidence of bears in the area.

Little Raspberry Lake

Kimball Lake does not have a store in operation. We drove ten minutes to the Greig Lake store which offers limited boat rentals (a two-person kayak, two single kayaks, and two stand-up paddleboards). Greig Lake is larger than Kimball and beautiful for boating. Grieg Lake also has a splendid beach. I would camp at Grieg Lake my next visit.

Meadow Lake Provincial Park is famous for the Boreal Trail hike. However, I would day-hike a few sections of the trail rather than its entire 120 kilometres.

 

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