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Wanuskewin Heritage Park

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Heritage in ourbackyard

My sister and her husband visited from BC and this is one of the places they wanted to visit. We... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2017
Terry L
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Warman, Canada
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Fantastic Heritage Walk

This Saskatchewan River coulee is one part of Wanuskewin's treasures. The trail takes you on a... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2017
Laurie B
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Saskatoon, Canada
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Visitors can learn about the culture of the Northern Plains Indians at this historic site, with reenactments of native dances, pow wows and games.
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RR #4, Penner Road, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7P 0B7, Canada
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Reviewed 8 July 2017

This Saskatchewan River coulee is one part of Wanuskewin's treasures. The trail takes you on a discovery tour of First Nations heritage. The views of the river are outstanding, peaceful and transforming. Take an opportunity to visit it is definitely worth your while.

Thank Laurie B
Reviewed 5 July 2017

this is one of the most interesting places that i have visited. There is so much to see and do. The trails are just awesome. I learned so much by going here.

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

It was a good introduction to indigenous culture and society. It is nice to be reminded that not all history is full of castles and monuments

1  Thank SebastionSt
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

My sister and her husband visited from BC and this is one of the places they wanted to visit. We live just 10 minutes from it and have never visited. Glad we did and it is very well done. Lot of great hiking adventures, an...More

Thank Terry L
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Beautiful visitor's centre but only contains a video presentation and some stuffed bisons. Loved the opportunity to see where plains tribes lived and the places where buffalos roamed. But the signage along the trails is woefully lacking. So many forks in the trail with absolutely...More

5  Thank Karen S
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

This park has a clear purpose and historical significance. I went hoping to educate myself on the lifestyle and history of the local indigenous but although some information was there it lack cohesion. Staff were friendly but not informative in that we were not asked...More

1  Thank Deb3608
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The story of the First Nations in the area ebbs and flows through the trails and the site. With a little imagination you can see the village at the river's edge, and the bison thundering over the buffalo jump

Thank JassyD2
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Bison burgers mmmm must try these! This is a great place to spend a few hours. We ate outside on the patio, wandered grasslands and enjoyed an engaging speaker. The big stuffed bison is very realistic lol.

Thank TravellingFishPants
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The Wanuskewin Heritage Park offers many ways to learn about the local First Nation people's lives. There are displays, a video room, multiple outdoor walks with informative stops, a changing art display, and if you're lucky, a native dance demonstration. The gift shop has related...More

Thank HockeyChickDenver_CO
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Escape...breathe...wander...experience the natural beauty and the history of our First Nations people. You enter a different world that brings a new learning, a new understanding.

Thank caribe
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Response from FamilyBucketeers | Reviewed this property |
Head north out of Saskatoon on Highway 11. The route is well marked and easy to follow. very short drive. You will see tourist signs with a Buffalo insignia on them, so watch for these signs. Turn right on Waniskewan... More
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