It may be winter, but the summer planning can now begin.
The province has recently announced camping reservation dates for the 2023 season.
Reservations for seasonal campsites at Saskatchewan Provincial Parks is set to begin on April 3, for those long-term campers. These bookings are for the whole season, from May long weekend through the end of September.
Folks looking for shorter getaways can start claiming their sites on April 4 through 12, for any camp-easy, group, or nightly camping.
Reservations open at 7 a.m. each day.
April 4: Candle Lake, Good Spirit Lake, Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan Landing
April 5: Break
April 6: Douglas, Echo Valley, Makwa Lake, Narrow Hills, Pike Lake
April 10: Danielson, Great Blue Heron, Greenwater Lake, Rowan's Ravine, The Battlefords
April 11: Buffalo Pound, Bronson Forest, Duck Mountain, Moose Mountain
April 12: Blackstrap, Crooked Lake, Cypress Hills, Lac La Ronge.
SaskParks is also letting folks know that entry fees are increasing this year, in response to the growing number of park services provided year-round and in accordance with Provincial Sales Tax.
Annual vehicle entry will cost you $82, weekly vehicle entry has gone up to $42, and a daily pass will now cost $11. Camp-Easy sites are set to increase from $80 to $85 per night, and the Mongolian Yurt at Great Blue Heron will increase from $110 to $116 per night.
Select swimming entry and equipment rentals will also see a hike in price.
For more information on reservations, fees and new services, visit http://saskparks.com.