Meadow Lake Provincial Park

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Meadow Lake
Provincial Park
FlottenLake.JPG
Flotten Lake boreal forest
Countries Country, Canada
States Province, Saskatchewan
Districts Rural Municipality, Beaver River No. 622 / Meadow Lake No. 588
Cities near city of Meadow Lake, near villages of Goodsoil Dorintosh, Pierceland
Location [1]
 - coordinates 54°29′02″N 108°56′56″W / 54.48389°N 108.94889°W / 54.48389; -108.94889Coordinates: 54°29′02″N 108°56′56″W / 54.48389°N 108.94889°W / 54.48389; -108.94889
Area 1,600 km2 (618 sq mi)
Length 113 km (70 mi)
Width 32 km (20 mi)
Provincial park conservation area March 10, 1959,
Website : http://www.tpcs.gov.sk.ca/MeadowLake

Meadow Lake Provincial Park is a northern boreal forest recreational park on the Waterhen River (Saskatchewan). It is accessed centrally through Goodsoil.[2] The village of Goodsoil is located approximately 78 km (48.5 mi.) west of Meadow Lake. The eastern entrance to the park is located 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) north of Dorintosh.[3] The western gateway into the Meadow Lake Provincial Park is via the village of Pierceland.[4] The park encompasses over 20 lakes in an area of 1,600 square kilometers.[5]

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Goodsoil is located on the junction of Saskatchewan Highway 55 and Sk Hwy 26.[2] Follow SK Hwy 224 north out of Goodsoil.[6] Dorintosh is located on Sk Hwy 4 at the intersection with Sk Hwy 26. Follow Sk Hwy 4 to the eastern park entrance.[3] Access to the Meadow Lake Park via Pierceland is provided by Sk Hwy 21 which has recently seen upgrades

enabling the development of

tourism opportunities at Meadow Lake Provincial Park

— Transportation Minister Mark Wartman, [7]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Geonames". Government of Canada. Retrieved 2008-08-11. 
  2. ^ a b "Goodsoil". Sask Biz. Government of Saskatchewan. Retrieved 2008-08-11. 
  3. ^ a b "Dorintosh". Sask Biz. Government of Saskatchewan. Retrieved 2008-08-11. 
  4. ^ "North Sask Tourism Guide 2/21/07 11:08 AM Page 1". Retrieved 2008-08-11. 
  5. ^ "Meadow Lake Provincial Park - Tourism, Parks, Culture and Sport - Government of Saskatchewan". Government of Saskatchewan. Retrieved 2008-08-11. 
  6. ^ "Meadow Lake Welcome to Meadow Lake Provincial Park". Retrieved 2008-08-11. 
  7. ^ "IMPROVING HIGHWAY 21 SOUTH OF PIERCELAND". Home/About Government/News Releases/October 2002/IMPROVING HIGHWAY 21 SOUTH OF PIERCELAND. Highways and Transportation Government of Saskatchewan. Retrieved 2008-08-11. 

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