Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, is a city on the North Saskatchewan River. It is the largest Northern Saskatchewan city, and third in population and size in the province after Regina and Saskatoon.
Prince Albert is a hub of multiculturalism, travellers, and naturists. There are numerous campgrounds nearby, especially in Prince Albert National Park, which is home to an exceptionally adventurous and scenic hike to Grey Owl's Cabin, and Waskesiu Lake, a particularly charming summer resort to visit as well.
phone: +1 306-953-4385address: 3700 2nd Avenue WestTheir gift shop includes local artisan wares and Saskatchewan-made food and beauty products.
Prince Albert (Glass Field) Airportmajority of the traffic is non-commercial. There are ExpressAir flights from Regina. Transwest Air and West Wind Aviation have flights from Saskatoon to Prince Albert.
By carMost people travelling to Prince Albert do so by car. Highway #11 runs from Prince Albert to Saskatoon (the closest "big city"), and is the primary highway into the city. The next two most important highways in the area are highway #3 (south of PA) and highway #2.
phone: +1 306-209-3636
from Saskatoon5 buses a week, 1½ hr.
from ReginaM and F arrives at 1:30PM, W arrives at 6:30PM with lay-over in Saskatoon.
The Rawlinson Art Centre, Art Hauser Centre, and Saskatchewan Provincial Court House are attractive venues.
phone: +1 306-764-2992address: 10 River Street EastIn the Central Fire Hall, a municipal heritage building built in 1912 on the North Saskatchewan River. The building served the city as its fire hall for 63 years until 1975.
phone: +1 306-953-4863 (summer)address: 246 19th Street WestThis house was the residence of John Diefenbaker immediately prior to his becoming Prime Minister of Canada. The museum is furnished as it was in Diefenbaker's day. It holds artifacts, documents and photographs of Canada’s thirteenth Prime Minister and Member of Parliament for Prince Albert from 1953 to 1979.
address: Art Hauser Centre 690 32 St EWestern Hockey League team.
- Prince Albert is the central hub for hunters and fishermen looking to go the various lakes, and vast wilderness of Northern Saskatchewan. The city offers places of taxidermy, guide services, and several outlets for transportation needs, accommodations, equipment and supplies.
- The city is 30-45 minutes from Christopher Lake, Emma Lake, Candle Lake, and Prince Albert National Park; all of which offer camping and fishing on some of Saskatchewan's largest pristine lakes. Further north are Big River, Montreal Lake, McLean Lake, and Montreal River.
phone: +1 306 764-4777
Little Red River ParkOffers a wilderness of hiking trails and skiing. Little Red River Park
- Gateway Mall, in downtown Prince Albert, offers many different places to shop, with various large chain stores, and small local businesses.
- Cornerstone Shopping Centre, in the eastern part of Prince Albert, is a larger outdoor shopping centre with various large chain stores and restaurants, including Tim Hortons.
- Downtown Prince Albert has many different food, entertainment, and shopping venues.
phone: +1 306-970-9442address: 2901 2nd Ave W, Unit 1Indian, vegetarian friendly, vegan options.
phone: +1 306-970-8022address: 21 River St WDescribes itself as a café and restaurant steeped in steampunk fantasy. Specialties include Mediterranean Pesto Pizza, the Margherita Pizza, and the Frutti Di Mare.
phone: +1 306-763-1515address: 2990 2nd Ave WRestaurant, cappuccino, art gallery. Gluten-free options, vegetarian friendly.
address: 3580 2nd Ave Westexcellent dining.
phone: +1 855-973-7216address: 67 13th St E
phone: +1 306-764-1491address: Hwy 2 SNear a mall, casino, and theater, they also offer a fully serviced RV park, and large vehicle parking.
phone: +1 306-763-3321address: 1925 1st Ave E
phone: +1 306-922-5227address: 1210 3rd Ave WBar fridges, cable TV and wireless internet. Minutes to walking/cycling trail, entertainment and shopping. On-site plug-in parking. Self-serve Continental breakfast.
- It's a 20-30 minute drive to St. Louis, through which the mighty South Saskatchewan River runs, and which is the premiere place for Metis culture and history in Saskatchewan.
- It's another 30-minute drive to the Historic Batoche Settlement.
- Prince Albert National Park - 90 km north of the city on Highway 2.