Download GPX file for this article
51.55-107.983333Full screen dynamic map

From Wikivoyage
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Rosetown is a small town in Saskatchewan, Canada with a population of around 2,600. The town's motto, "The Heart of the Wheat Belt" reflects its history as a farming community.

Understand[edit]

Rosetown was named in honour of the earliest settlers in the area, James and Ann Rose.

Get in[edit]

Rosetown is located at the junction of Highways 4 and 7 along the primary highway linking Saskatoon and Calgary; it is approximately 115 km (71 mi) west of Saskatoon and 610 km (380 mi) east of Calgary. There is no bus or train to Rosetown.

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

  • Ancient Echoes Interpretive Centre, West Street, Herschel (30 km NW of Rosetown on Hwys 4 & 31), +1-306-377-2045, . May-August: daily 9AM-5PM. Houses a collection of ancient tools, arrowheads, rare rocks and an array of taxidermy animals and birds including a full-mount buffalo. Marine fossils, including the vertebrae of a plesiosaur are there to view. Ancient Echoes can arrange for an overnight experience to sleep in a tipi.
  • Rosetown and District Museum, 605 Colwell Road, +1-306-882-3792. May-August: M-F 9AM-5PM. The Rosetown and District Museum, along with the old-time village, depicts the history of Rosetown and area. Buildings on site include teacherage, one-room school house, fire hall, windcharger, jail and fully operational blacksmith shop. There is a 2½-storey catalogue house onsite from 1923 that has been completely restored with a lower level tea room. Try your hand at horseshoes in the horseshoe pit.

Do[edit]

Buy[edit]

Eat and drink[edit]

Sleep[edit]

Bed & Breakfast[edit]

  • Alive Sky Lodge and BINcredible (along Hwy 15, travel 3.7 km E from junction of Hwys 4 and 15), +1 306-882-5483, . Enjoy the peace of a farm setting. Accommodations feature four comfortable rooms each with full bath, a common kitchen and living room. BINcredible​ includes all the comforts of home in an iconic prairie metal grain bin.

Hotels & motels[edit]

Connect[edit]

  • Rosetown Tourist Centre, 100 Railway Ave (Hwy 7 & Main St), +1 306-882-3900, . May-Aug: 10AM-8PM. Located along Hwy 7 at the foot of Rosetown's historic Main Street, staff at the tourist centre provide information on attractions in the area. 18-hole mini golf, children's playground, ice cream, souvenirs, Wi-Fi, accessible washrooms and picnic tables on site.

Cope[edit]

Go next[edit]

Routes through Rosetown
North BattlefordBiggar  N Saskatchewan Highway 4 (jct).svg S  Swift CurrentLewistown
CalgaryKindersley ← Jct Saskatchewan Highway 30 (jct).svg S  W Saskatchewan Highway 7 (jct).svg E  SaskatoonEND
END  W Saskatchewan Highway 15 (jct).svg E  OutlookMelville


This city travel guide to Rosetown is a usable article. It has information on how to get there and on restaurants and hotels. An adventurous person could use this article, but please feel free to improve it by editing the page.