Prince Albert is the third-largest city in Saskatchewan, Canada. It is situated near the centre of the province on the banks of the North Saskatchewan River. The city is known as the “Gateway to the North” because it is the last major centre along the route to the resources of northern Saskatchewan. Prince Albert National Park is located just north of the city and contains a huge wealth of lakes, forest, and wildlife. The city itself is located in a transition zone between the aspen parkland and boreal forest biomes. Prince Albert is bordered by the Rural Municipality of Prince Albert No. 461 and the Rural Municipality of Buckland No. 491. Prince Albert and Area have many great provincial parks including Great Blue heron Provincial Park, Narrow Hills Provincial Park and Candle Lake Provincial Park. Candle Lake has many attractions including the Candle Lake sand dunes located within Minnawakaw, Purple Sands beach (purple sand that is created from Garnet stone), Geoff’s Beach, Candle Lake Golf Course and many venues. Prince Albert National Park is world known and serves a variety of great tourist favorites including Waskaseiu lake, Creen lake and Hanging Hearts lake. It also offers many great restaurants, beautiful beaches in the town site, luxurious cabins, a golf course, a marina and as of 2014 a zip line.

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