Missinipe, Saskatchewan

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Location of Missinipe north of Lac la Ronge
Missinipe, Saskatchewan is located in Saskatchewan
Missinipe, Saskatchewan
Missinipe in Saskatchewan

Missinipe is a northern settlement in north-central Saskatchewan, Canada.[1] It is located 80 km (50 mi) north of La Ronge on the western shore of Otter Lake. It has a float plane service, canoe outfitter, and fishing outfitters. It is a main access point to the Churchill River. The next settlement north is Brabant Lake, Saskatchewan, 88 km north, then Southend, 142 km north at the south end of Reindeer Lake. There are provincial campgrounds 5 km north at Otter Rapids, 7 km north at the Devil Lake Provincial Recreation Site, and 1.5 km south. It is within Lac La Ronge Provincial Park. Two of the community's streets are part of the local RV park. One of the four RV parks in the park. The community contains a general store, tourist cabins and other accommodations. Tourism and facilitation of wilderness travel are its main focus. The community is accessed by Highway 102.

Missinipe had 39 residents in 2011 up from 5 residents in 2006.[2]

Missinipe is the Woodland Cree word meaning "big water".


  1. ^ "Search for Municipal Information". Government of Saskatchewan. Retrieved April 7, 2014. 
  2. ^ http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2011/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed September 19, 2012).

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Coordinates: 55°36′19″N 104°46′49″W / 55.60528°N 104.78028°W / 55.60528; -104.78028