Turtle Lake

132 acres of forest along the edge of Turtle Lake between resort villages. Native plants and berries. Please note that Nature Saskatchewan maintains interpretative trails and that visits by locals and campers are frequent. This site features 132 acres of forest along the east shore of Turtle Lake. Site features cliffs with a lookout, and the forest is dominated by Aspen Poplar and White Spruce. Additionally, there is an open meadow and a slowly-revegetating gravel pit on-site. Invasive smooth brome is crowding out native vegetation – site may be mowed for control of this species. A boreal wetland and small sand spit near the lake shore can also be found. Site includes 167 known species of plants, including 9 orchids. Many bird, mammal, and amphibian species species can also be found here. Please note that Nature Saskatchewan maintains interpretive trails on this site, and that visits by campers and locals are frequent. A brochure of the site is available from the Turtle Lake Lodge, or the Nature Saskatchewan office.

Contact

Nature Saskatchewan
306-780-9293 or 306-551-0152