ASSINIBOIA & AREA SELF DRIVE TOURS
Active Vacation Tour
Morning (70 km from Assiniboia) Return to the days of the 'Wild Wild West' and learn about the cowboy way of life at the Wood Mountain Rodeo Ranch Museum. Open all summer long. Call the Museum at (306) 266-4953 or Colleen at (306) 266-4540 for hours and prices.
Lunch: Enjoy the scenery and have a picnic lunch in the Wood Mountain Regional Park.
Afternoon: (31 km from Wood Mountain) Travel to Grasslands National Park for an introduction to some of the true beauty of the wildlife in their natural habitat.
Supper: (14 km from Grasslands) Take a trip to the town of Rockglen for a great supper experience.
Evening (54 km from Rockglen) Back in Assiniboia, enjoy a game of golf or a relaxing swim.
Outdoor Adventure Tour
Morning: (79 km from Assiniboia)
The Coronach Museum has a wealth of information on the local landscape. Displays of birds, animals, rocks and Indian artifacts are some of the exciting features in this museum.
The museum is open all summer long. Call (306) 267-4588 for hours and prices. Visit the Town of Coronach website for more information.
Lunch and Afternoon:
Take a picnic lunch with you and eat while enjoying the majestic splendor of rugged buttes and cliffs that make up the Big Muddy. See the famous outlaw caves used by Butch Cassidy, Sam Kelley and Dutch Henry, unique buffalo and turtle effigy, teepee rings, and other interesting attractions.
Tours run from 5 to 7 hours. Call (306) 267-3312 to pre-book your tour.
Supper: (64 km from Coronach) Visit Bengough, a prime ranching and farming community. Stop by and enjoy a great home-cooked meal.
Evening: (82km from Bengough) Then return to Assiniboia for a relaxing night.
Parks and Recreation Tour
Morning: Enjoy a morning golf at the Assiniboia golf course. Contact the Club House at (306) 642-5442 for prices or to book a tee time.
Lunch: (34 km from Assiniboia)
Surrounded by beautiful prairie country side, Mossbank is a wonderful community to enjoy a picnic lunch in.
An afternoon in Mossbank will introduce you to the unique qualities of the Saskatchewan people. Visit the wheat weaving studio for demonstrations and souvenirs. Call Joyce at (306) 354-2829 for an appointment. Then go for a tour of the Mossbank Museum. While there make sure you check out the information about the Old Wives Massacre. Call (306) 354-2811 for an appointment.
Supper: (11 km from Mossbank)
Travel to Ardill to dine in a historic site. The pub at Ardill was the first pub in the province.
Evening: (45 km from Ardill)
Return to Assiniboia campground. Enjoy a swim before retiring for the night.
Prairie Culture Tour
Morning: (35 km from Assiniboia)
St. Victor Petroglyphs are a unique experience. Steeped in ancient culture these carvings give us a glimpse into the past lives of unknown people.
Lunch: Enjoy the landscape of the prairies by eating a picnic lunch at Sylvan Valley Regional Park.
Afternoon: (20 km from St. Victor)
Willow Bunch is the perfect community to pass an afternoon in. This community was home to the famous "Willow Bunch Giant" Edouard Beaupre and the museum honors the area's pioneer heritage. Tours are available in French or English. The museum is open during the summer months. Phone (306) 473-2806 for hours and prices. Then take a trip to Willows Dam on Highway 13 on the way to Assiniboia. Willows Dam is the perfect place for a relaxing fishing trip.
Supper: (14 km from Willows)
Eat in Assiniboia at one of the many restaurants.
Evening: Take a walk by the historic Assiniboia Court House before enjoying a relaxing evening at one of the numerous recreational facilities in town. Go swimming, play picklenall or see a movie.
History and Culture Tour
Morning: (42 km from Assiniboia)
Spend the morning absorbing the ambience of the delightful community of Lafleche. Be sure to visit the Lafleche & District Museum for a tour of local flavour. Call (306) 472-5413 for an appointment.
Lunch: Dine at one of the establishments in Lafleche or picnic in the beauty of Thomson Lake Regional Park.
Afternoon (Gravelbourg 20 km from Lafleche)
Travel to Gravelbourg for a "Touch of Europe," and tour the Our Lady of the Assumption Co-Cathedral. Also stop by to see the Gravelbourg & District Museum. For appointment call 648-2332. If you have any extra time, take a walk down Main Street and see what the community is all about.
Supper: Enjoy a meal at one of the restaurants in Gravelbourg.
Evening: (75 km from Gravelbourg)
On your drive back to Assiniboia make sure to view the country side and see the role agriculture plays in southern Saskatchewan. Once back in Assiniboia, relax and perhaps enjoy a show at the Olympia Theatre located in the Prince of Wales Cultural and Recreation Centre. For show times and information call 642-FLIK or 642-3545.