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					                                  Crooked Lake
                                   Prov. Park
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                        ituated in a scenic portion of the
Qu’Appelle Valley featuring mixed prairie grass, groves of
                                                                                          Crooked Lake
trembling aspen and patches of American elm lies Crooked
Lake Provincial Park.
                                                                                          Provincial Park
   The park is the perfect base from which to visit, to explore
and to experience the breathtaking natural beauty, history and
many activities in the Qu’Appelle Valley.
   The park offers a service centre featuring modern facilities
with hot water, hair dryers, flush toilets, and shower facilities
in the day-use area. Campers can choose from a variety of
activities including fishing or water-related activities, golfing
at Last Oak Golf Course three kilometers southeast, hiking,
bicycling and photography. Nearby beaches on both Crooked
Lake and Round Lake give the chance to work on the perfect
suntan.


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   The day use area features a large irrigated lawn, perfect for
a picnic or game of softball, a service centre, and creative
playground. If boating is part of your plans there’s an excellent                                        his quiet park is situated in the
boat launch facility with a fish filleting building for successful                                     QuʼAppelle Valley at the east end of
anglers. Boat docking is available by the campground.
   The campground is very picturesque featuring a canopy of                               Crooked Lake. The park is 40 km south of Melville
trees and many lakeside sites. Crooked Lake Provincial Park                               on Hwy. #47 and 15 km east on Hwy. #247.
features more than 70 campsites includ-
ing 38 electrified and 21 seasonal
(You can go online to book a site                                                         The park includes a variety of the valleyʼs unique
at www.saskparks.net). Park                                                               landscapes. Explore its well-defined coulees and
entry is $7 daily, $17 for a
three-day pass, and $50 for a                                                             wide open hillsides. Take in the scenic beauty of
transferable annual pass. The                                                             the valley. Enjoy viewing a variety of wildlife and
passes are good for admis-
sion to any provincial park.                                                              plant communities.
An electrified campsite is $22
with non-electrified $17 (out-                                                            There is lakeside camping and picnicking under a
of-province camping rates
apply to non-Saskatchewan                                                                 canopy of Manitoba maple and poplar trees. Many of
residents).                                                                               the campsites have electrical service. The park also
   Come and enjoy the beauty
and serenity of Crooked Lake                                                              features a service centre, a camp kitchen,
Provincial Park, your Qu’Appelle Valley playground. For more                              irrigated lawns and a playground.
information call 696-6253 or 577-2600 (winter); fax 577-
2622 or email crookedlake@gov.sk.ca.
                                                                                          Fishing for walleye, pike and perch is excellent.

                                                                                          Come and enjoy a quiet, relaxing visit. Don’t be
       Moose Bay Greenhouses                                                              surprised if the peace and tranquility of the valley
    Located West of Grayson on Highway #22 to Moose Bay Road, then 7 miles South          brings you back!
    straight into the yard. OR from Crooked Lake - follow the signs up the hill between
                            Cedar Cove Resort and Melville Beach                                    Phone (306) 696-6253 (summer)
                                                                                                      or (306) 577-2600 (winter)
                 Open May 1 - July 1                                                                Email: crookedlake@gov.sk.ca
    OPEN       Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
                           (evening appointments available)
                         We Offer:                                                                             Visit our website at:
                               A wide variety of products and services                                         www.saskparks.net
                                                                                                                          Visit our webs
                              See www.moosebaygreenhouses.com                                                             www.saskpa
                          Owned and Operated by Cory and Judy Kraushaar
                                                                                                                                              Ministry of
                                                                                                                Call Toll-free
                                   306-794-4985                                                                1-800-205-7070
                                                                                                                                              Tourism, Parks
                                                                                                                                              Culture and Sport


                                                                                                             Melville & Area Tourist Guide 2010   Page 33

				
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