Lac La Ronge Provincial Park

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Lac La Ronge Provincial Park
Map showing the location of Lac La Ronge Provincial Park
Map showing the location of Lac La Ronge Provincial Park
Location  Saskatchewan
Nearest city La Ronge, Saskatchewan
Coordinates 55°16′17″N 104°43′56″W / 55.27139°N 104.73222°W / 55.27139; -104.73222Coordinates: 55°16′17″N 104°43′56″W / 55.27139°N 104.73222°W / 55.27139; -104.73222
Governing body Saskatchewan Parks

Lac La Ronge Provincial Park is located in the boreal forest of north central Saskatchewan within the Canadian Shield. The park boundary begins on the western shore of Lac La Ronge at La Ronge and extends north to the Churchill River. Highway 102 forms this western boundary with one exception. 13 km (8 miles} north of the town of La Ronge the park goes further west to include a section of Nemeiben Lake.

The northern section of the park follows the Churchill River until it goes south to include the eastern shore of Lac La Ronge. Just north of Wapawekka Lake on the eastern shore the park ends.

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The town of La Ronge, 243 km (150 miles) north of Prince Albert[1] on the west side of Lac La Ronge, is reached by Highway 2. Highway 2 becomes Highway 102 within the community.

The following places in the park are reached from La Ronge on Highway 102 (distances are all from La Ronge).

18 km north is the Nemeiben Lake access road.

27 km north is Wadin Bay.

32 km north is a settlement of the Lac La Ronge First Nation.

44 km north is the junction of Highway 915 that leads to Stanley Mission. Across the Churchill River at Stanley Mission is Holy Trinity Anglican Church . Located in the Park it was designated a National Historic Site in 1970.[2]

79 km north is Missinipe.

Campgrounds in the park are located at Nemeiben Lake, Wadin Bay, Missinipe and Nut Point.[3]

Highway 912 ends in a dead end in the eastern side of the park.

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Holy Trinity Anglican Church
Island on Lac La Ronge

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