Big River Snowmobiling
The 9th most popular snowmobile trail in Saskatchewan.
Thursday 18 August 2016 06:09 GMT
Northwest of Prince Albert, the Big River is a popular destination for snowmobiling with 127km of groomed trails.
The snowmobile trails around Big River are maintained by the Timber Trails Sno Riders snowmobile club.
The main trail system is part of the Trans-Canadian Snowmobile Trail that, in Saskatchewan, extends from the Manitoba border to the Alberta border. The 73 km section of this trail the club maintains is #115A, which extends south of Big River to Debden and west of Big River to the junction with Leoville.
The Sno Riders also provide two warm-up shelters for everyone to use when out riding. There are fire pits outside, stoves inside and outdoor bathrooms. Trails are groomed as often as funds permit.
Overall, Big River is the 9th most popular snowmobile trail of all 17 snowmobiling rides in Saskatchewan. Several of the better snowmobile trails are nearby Big River including Candle Lake, Nipawin, Meadow Lake, Forest Fringe, Melfort and Narrow Hills Provincial Park.