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Carlyle is a small town of 1,500 (2016) in Southern Saskatchewan. Carlyle is 24 km (15 mi) south of Kenosee Lake, a small resort village in Moose Mountain Provincial Park.

Understand[edit]

Carlyle was incorporated as a village in 1902, and as a town in 1905. The Canadian Pacific Railway was constructed and in operation in 1900. Kenosee Lake is located by a lake of the same name, which is the largest body of water inside Moose Mountain Provincial Park and serves as its central tourist attraction. Seasonal recreational activities in and around the lake include fishing, hunting, hiking, cycling, swimming, boating, water sports, cross country skiing, snowmobile riding, horseback riding, miniature golf, and 18-hole golf course.

Get in[edit]

Carlyle is at the intersections of Highway 9 and Highway 13, about 2 hours southeast of Regina and 4 hours west of Winnipeg.

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

  • 1 Cannington Manor Provincial Historic Park, Highway 603 (29 km NE of Carlyle; 26 km SE of Moose Mountain Provincial Park.), +1 306-577-2600, . Established in 1882, the village of Cannington Manor was an attempt by eastern settlers to recreate the aristocratic English lifestyle, all supported by agriculture. During its heyday, the villagers of Cannington Manor took part in fox hunts, dramatics societies, poetry clubs, tennis, cricket and croquet. After struggling for several years due to isolation and low grain prices, the village was abandoned in 1900. Cannington Manor Provincial Park (Q3364711) on Wikidata Cannington Manor Provincial Park on Wikipedia
  • 2 Rusty Relics Museum (Carlyle railway station), 401 Railroad Ave W, Carlyle, +1 306 453-2266. Jul-Aug: M-F 10AM-5PM. Located in a 1909 Canadian National Railway (CN) Station. Also on site a Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) Caboose, a CN Repair Shop and motorized (jigger) railcar, farm machinery shed, one-room school house, oil pump jack and a farm windmill. Tourist information and Wi-Fi. free. Carlyle railway station (Q5043147) on Wikidata Carlyle station on Wikipedia
  • 3 Prairie Dog Drive-In Theatre (5 min north of Carlyle on Hwy 9), +1 306-453-6095. The Prairie Dog Drive-In Theatre is open from May to September, with first-run movies now projecting in state-of-the-art digital for a clean, crisp picture and sound on FM radio. Nightly door prizes and fresh tasty treats from the onsite canteen. Cash sales only.
  • 4 Kenosee Lake. Kenosee Lake (Q6391300) on Wikidata Kenosee Lake on Wikipedia

Do[edit]

  • 1 Moose Mountain Provincial Park. Established as one of Saskatchewan's first provincial parks, Moose Mountain offers year-round activities. With beautiful stands of popular and birch trees along with hilly topography, this park provides an ideal location for visitors to enjoy camping, swimming, boating, golf, tennis and daily programs. An extensive trail system for hiking, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling also runs throughout the park. While visiting the park, stop by the visitor centre located in a stately stone chalet surrounded by flower gardens and affording a scenic lake view. Check out the Artist’s Colony or step back in time and learn about a settler's life by exploring historic Cannington Manor. With adventures waiting in every season, Moose Mountain offers new experiences with every visit. Moose Mountain Provincial Park (Q3364728) on Wikidata Moose Mountain Provincial Park on Wikipedia
  • 2 Kenosee Superslides, Hwy 9, Kenosee Lake, +1 306-577-2343, . Kenosee Superslides, near the entrance of Moose Mountain Provincial Park, has 10 waterslides including an eight-storey "free-fall" and an 800-ft lazy canal, plus children's pool with slides and a hot tub. Additional onsite amenities including a large children's play area, cafeteria, gift shop, change rooms, sun shelters and lawned picnic areas with tables, will add to your fun-filled day at the waterpark.

Golf[edit]

  • 3 Golf Kenosee, Hwy 209, Kenosee Lake, +1 306-577-4422, . One of southern Saskatchewan's premier courses, Golf Kenosee sits in an expansive park on the southeast's highest plateau, amidst the forests of Moose Mountain Provincial Park. The 18-hole resort track puts a premium on straight, accurate shots and its sheltered fairways remain player friendly, even on a windy day.
  • 4 White Bear Lake Golf Course, 100 Wabimasquah Rd, White Bear First Nation (13 km N of Carlyle, or 8 km S of Moose Mountain Provincial Park), +1 306-577-4902, toll-free: +1-800-577-4902. An 18-hole course with a championship layout, is renowned for its scenic beauty and quality conditions. This shot-maker’s course has bentgrass greens and the only white silica sand bunkers in southern Saskatchewan. It features three sets of tees, it has long, challenging and well-treed fairways in a highland of hills, lakes and ponds. Tournaments welcome. The clubhouse board room can accommodate groups of 30.
  • 5 Carlyle Golf Club, 110 Railway Ave W, Carlyle, +1 306-453-6344. A 9-hole golf course.

Buy[edit]

  • 1 The Red Market Barn (5 km N of Kenosee Lake on Hwy 9), +1 306-577-1005. Good place to purchase baked goods, preserves, fruits and vegetables, handmade arts and crafts, and antiques and collectibles. Food available at the different concessions and enjoy live music every Sunday.

Eat[edit]

Drink[edit]

  • The Office Bar & Grill, 101 Railway Ave (corner of Main Street), +1 306-453-2044. Restaurant: Su M 4PM-, Tu-Sa 11AM-; bar: M 11AM-, Tu-Sa 2PM-, Su 3PM-. Pasta, pizza, burgers, wraps.
  • Buddy's Pub, 201 Main St Arcola, +1 306-455-2655. A steakhouse, but the menu has mostly deep fried things — fish and chips, chicken wings.

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Routes through Carlyle
YorktonWhitewood  N Saskatchewan Highway 9 (jct).svg S  Aiga immigration.svg → becomes ND-23 (2015).svgBowbellsNew Town
Weyburn ← Jct Saskatchewan Highway 33 (jct).svg W  N Saskatchewan Highway 13 (jct).svg S  → becomes Manitoba Highway 2.svg → Souris → Winnipeg


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