Saskatchewan’s provincial parks open for business on Thursday.
The 25 parks across the province, which set a record for visitors last summer, will have an alcohol ban in effect until Monday. The ban does not to businesses or private cabins.
The province did caution that campers this weekend may see reduced services and warnings such as drinking water advisories. In some cases, there will still be ice on the lakes.
Visitors are advised to check ahead by visiting www.saskparks.net
A few parks will be celebrating anniversaries; Narrow Hills Provincial Park (80th), Lac La Ronge Provincial Park (75th), Cypress Hills (25th) and Great Blue Heron Provincial Park (first).