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Wakaw is a small resort town of about a thousand people (2011) in East Central Saskatchewan. Many cabins on the shore of Lake Wakaw are available seasonally and year-round.

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Map of Wakaw

Wakaw is a small town northeast of Saskatoon. Wakaw is in hilly partially forested country east of the South Saskatchewan River and is part of the aspen parkland biome, and fosters a large focus on ecotourism. Wakaw is a Cree word meaning "crooked", the name being taken from nearby Wakaw Lake and applied to the town.

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Wakaw is 90 km (56 mi) northeast of Saskatoon and 66 km (41 mi) south of Prince Albert. It is served by Highway 2, Highway 41 and Highway 312.

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Grain elevators

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Wakaw Lake
  • 1 Wheatland Express Excursion Train, Railway Ave & Main St, Wakaw; or 1st Ave & Main St, Cudworth, +1 306-233-3068, toll-free: +1-833-233-3068, . An excursion and event passenger train that operates between the communities of Cudworth and Wakaw. Features onboard guides and an array of characters and musicians. Passengers can also enjoy prairie-inspired menus with locally sourced ingredients on the round-trip journey.
  • 2 Wakaw Lake Regional Park (1.8 km (1.1 mi) N on Hwy 2, then 11.2 km (7.0 mi) E), +1 306-233-5744, . Located on the north shore of Wakaw Lake. Park amenities include a large picnic area, a gazebo available to rent, small picturesque church, excellent sandy beach with beach volleyball, playground and activities including, golf course, fishing and mini golf. The park also offers a concession, store, licensed dining, fish filleting shack, canoe/kayak/paddleboat rentals and boat refueling station.

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Routes through Wakaw
La RongePrince Albert   N Saskatchewan Highway 2 (jct).svg S  WatrousMoose Jaw
ENDSaskatoon  W Saskatchewan Highway 41 (jct).svg E  MelfortEND


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