Weyburn has many wonderful activities to enjoy during the winter months!
Enjoy this historical tour all year long when you #ExploreWeyburn in a fun and interactive way! Our traditional historic downtown and heritage sites tour has been newly updated for 2020 and is completely digital! Using the free Tripvia Tours App, you can walk, bike, run or drive this 5km tour that journeys past landmarks and homes of renowned Weyburn residents. Listen and learn about these 17 points of interest as you stroll along and tour some of Weyburn’s remarkable points of interest – even find out which ones have a connection with “The Kid” and which ones have been said to house a ghost or two.
Want to learn more? Check out our Crocus Tour page including links to download the app and everything you need to get started!
Cross Country & Ski Trails
Jubilee Park (1st Avenue NE) & River Park (403 Confederation Drive)
Groomed ski trails throughout Jubilee Park and River Park. The route is changed regularly to add variety. Snowshoes and skis/poles are available for rent at the Weyburn Leisure Centre (532 – 5th Street NE)
For more information, click here.
Hunting & Fishing
Weyburn and the surrounding area are the ideal stop for your next hunting and fishing get away. From world-class walleye fishing to unbeatable upland game, waterfowl, and big game Southeast Saskatchewan has everything you need for an exceptional outdoors adventure.
Some of the finest upland hunting can be found just south of Weyburn. Hunters from across North America travel to the region to hunt Hungarian Partridge and Sharptail Grouse. As well, come late fall, Weyburn is home to a very healthy population of waterfowl. Canadian residents can find exceptional big game opportunities including white tail, deer, moose and elk.
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Nickle Lake is only five minutes east of Weyburn on Highway #39. Nickle Lake has walleye, perch and northern pike and periodically stocked. During the summer months (May – Sept) a fish cleaning area is supplied, there is two boat launch areas and a floating dock for loading and unloading passengers. For those wishing to enjoy Nickle Lake during the off season when the park is closed/gates are locked – People can enjoy ice fishing, quadding etc on the lake with access south of the park turnoff. NLRP would like to remind people to be safe, watch their surroundings, check the ice, and be respectful. They also ask that people refrain from quadding and ski-doing within the park as it can cause damage.
Rafferty Reservoir is Prize Walleye and big pike await on the over 55 km of pristine fishing awaits on the Rafferty Reservoir, half an hour east of Weyburn. For anglers and recreational boaters, the boat launch facility at Mainprize Regional Park provides access to the Rafferty Reservoir.
1st Avenue NE – Located directly east of the Leisure Centre
Ski trails are groomed regularly throughout the winter when weather permits. The starting point for the Jubilee Park trail is from the west parking lot off 5th St.
The park boasts a number of ball diamonds, soccer and football fields, jogging and walking paths, tennis courts, picnic areas, playground, and wide open green spaces. Ideal for walking or even making snow angels in the winter months.
Cross-Country Ski Trails & equipment rentals are available through the Weyburn Leisure Centre. https://weyburn.ca/cross-country-ski-trails/
403 Confederation Drive – S of Highway #39 – Set along the banks of the Souris River
River Park, with its beautiful and manicured tree lines, is the jewel of Weyburn’s park system. The park has numerous picnic and barbecue areas, perfect for gatherings. Featuring a nine basket disc golf course and spray park for family summer fun. River Park is also the starting point for the Tatagwa Parkway Trail System. In the winter, cross-country trails are groomed once there is a sufficient amount of snow, outdoor skating rink areas are cleared on the frozen Souris River, walking paths are cleared and there are plenty of areas to try snowshoeing.