Meadow Lake Provincial Park

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Meadow Lake
Provincial Park
National Park (IUCN II)
FlottenLake.JPG
Flotten Lake boreal forest
Countries Country, Canada
States Province, Saskatchewan
Districts Rural Municipality, Beaver River No. 622 / Meadow Lake No. 588
City 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]

Location[edit]

Despite its name, the park is actually located approximately 60 km northwest of the city of Meadow Lake, which is also where the lake that gives the city and park its name is actually located. 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" (PDF). 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" (PDF). 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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