North Battleford

North Battleford is a city of about 15,000 in northwestern Saskatchewan, Canada. The name Battleford is derived from the nearby river of the same name which was known as the "Fighting River" because it once marked the boundary between the Cree and Blackfoot Aboriginal Nations. In 1905, North Battleford came into being when the CNR built a railroad on the north side of the North Saskatchewan River.

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Battlefords Provincial Park. Set in rolling hills and woodland areas on the shores of Jackfish Lake. Lush lawns, golfing, camping, a beautiful beach, store, mini-golf, boat rentals and playground area. Open May long weekend to September long weekend. (306) 386-2212. www.saskparks.net

Blue Mountain Outdoor Adventure Centre. Located on 1,440 acres of wooded hills, it features 30km of cross-country skiing and mountain bike trails, paintball, zip line, climbing wall, fear factor course, chalet, cabins, camping and a private lake. (306) 445-4941.

Table Mountain Regional Park.This alpine ski area features a quad chairlift,variety of runs, terrain and tubing parks and is open early December to the end of March each year. (306) 937-2920. www.tablemountainregionalpark.com

Routes through North Battleford

Edmonton Lloydminster  W  E  Saskatoon Portage la Prairie
Meadow Lake Glaslyn  N  S  Rosetown Swift Current



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