(1926) SASKATCHEWAN'S BEAUTIFUL LAKES
Among the thousands of lakes which are to be found in
Saskatchewan, the following are among those most noted for
Last Mountain Lake-About 25 miles northwest from
Regina. Has summer resorts at Regina, Saskatchewan,Arlington
and Lumsden Beaches. Has hotels, golf courses and tennis courts,
and is noted for sailing, fishing and bathing facilities.
Qu'Appelle Lakes-Have a number of summer resorts
scattered along a beautiful valley, with all facilities for recreation
of every kind. Sixty miles northwest from Regina on good roads.
Some of these resorts are Fort Qu'Appelle, B-Say-Tah Point,
Katepwe, Lebret, Round and Crooked Lakes.
Carlyle Lake-One of a cluster of lovely clear-water lakes
about 50 miles north of the International Boundary and south of
Whitewood on the C.P.R. main hue. Is well wooded and has
innumerable good camping sites.
Fish Lake-Near Carlyle Lake. Has hotels, splendid fishing
and charming woodland scenery.
Cold Lake-About 85 miles north of Lloydminster, can be
reached hy motor, and contains trout running up to 50 pounds in
weight. This is a very large body of water.
Fishing Lake-Southeast of Wadena about ten miles, and
is well known as a great shooting ground for all kinds of water-
fowl. There is also good fishing, boating and bathing in this lake.
Humboldt Beach-About two miles from Humboldt. Has
an excellent nine-hole golf course and fine camp sites, bathing
Jackfish Lake-A large and very beautiful lake lying 24
miles north of North Battleford, with the village of Meota on the
shore. There are fine sand beaches, and the clear, cold water
simply swarms with various kinds of fish. Being one of a chain
of lakes the whole area is a fishing and shooting paradise.
Macklin Lake---A pretty lake close to the town of MackIm,
with golf course, sandy beaches and boating, and surrounding the
lake are extraordinary quantities of wild fruit of every kind.
Round Lake-A pretty little lake 14 miles north of Prince
Albert, making a pleasant summer resort for the people of that
city. Fishing, boating and bathing are the chief recreational
Madge Lake- situated on the slope of Dock Mountain
near the Manitoba boundary in Townships 30 and 31. Sur-
rounded by heavy spruce, birch, ash and alder trees. Fine bathing
beaches and camping sites abound, and there are many wooded
islands. Occasionally deer and moose may he seen in the woods.
Red Deer Lake-Is in the newly proposed national park,
65 miles north of Prince Albert, and offers unusual inducements to
the angler and hunter. Hunting (moose and deer), can
and fishing are the chief attractions and among the ~
are pike, pickerel, lake trout and white fish.
Saltcoats Lake-Lies at the edge of the town of Saltcoats,
and is a pretty, tree4ined body of water, with sandy beaches
arid shady groves. Camping, swimming, picnicing and boating
niay be enjoyed.
Manitou Lake-Close to the town of Watrous. The
popularity of this lake is dependent upon the mineral character
of the water which, in addition to its medicinal and curative
qualities, has such a high specific gravity that it is impossible to
sink below the surface. The beach accommodation includes a
huge iridoor heated swimming batb, several hotels, Y.M.C.A.
camp. golf course and tennis courts.
Wynyard Beach-Is on Big Quill Lake, one of our large
bodies of water covering over 130 square miles. The narrows
between this lake and Little Quill Lake is famous for the heavy
flight of ducks, which attracts large number of sportsmen each
season. There is fine bathing and boating.
York Lake-This is a small lake south of the town of
beautifully treed banks and sandy beaches. There
is a splendid deer park in the vicinity containing a variety of deer,
mountain sheep and goats. There are cottages to be rented and
fine facilities for boating, fishing and swimming.
Johnston Lake-Near Mossbank, southwest from Moose
Jaw, and celebrated for the vast flocks of ducks and geese to be
found there in the season, which is open from September 15 to
the end of the year.
Great Manitou Lake-Lies about 65 miles west of Battle-
ford, and easily reached from Marsden on the north or Rutland
on the south of the lake. This is a very large lake and enorimous
numbers of wild fowl congregate there each year.
Montreal Lake-The south end of this splendid lake is
about 60 miles north of Prince Albert but is now reached by a
motor road. There is magnificent fishing in this lake, arid good
big-game hunting, and thereeis wonderful scenery in the unoccu-
pied wilderness surrounding the lake, which is nearly 60 miles long.
Candle Lake-Lies northeast of Prince Albert. This little
known lake is one of the largest in Saskatchewan, covering almost
six townships. Moose, deer and fur-hearing animals of all kinds
are abundant in the district, and the lake teems with fish.
This coming of age Souvenir contains an Offical Map
of the Highways System of the Province (prepared by
the Saskatchewan Department of Highways) and some
interesting information about the progress of the
Province since its formation twenty-one years ago.
Issued by the Department of Highways