Meota

Park Info

Season:
May 1 - September 30
Park Entry:
$5.25 per day.
Payment Information:
Cash, Cheques, Visa & MasterCard accepted.
GPS:
53.03428 -108.44597
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Park Description

The name MEOTA was taken from two Cree words "Mewasin and Ota" meaning "Good Here". There is a beautiful beach area including an enclosed swimming hole located within Jackfish Lake that was developed by the Lions Club, which is great for parents with young children. There is a concession, washroom facility, boat launch & dock and playground by the beach. The park runs its concession from Victoria Day long weekend to Labour Day long weekend, a variety of foods are served daily.


Local Services

The park is located in the Village of Meota, which provides many other amenities such as, groceries, bakery, gas, liquor vendor, lottery, hotel & steak pit, restaurant, hairdresser, laundromat, car wash & RO drinking water, insurance and real estate, bank, & post office.


Park / Area History

The Village of Meota and the RM of Meota is situated in a fertile park belt extending North of the North Saskatchewan River and surrounds Jackfish and Murray Lake. In ancient times these lakes were joined creating an island near Cochin. Three previous beach lines can be seen along the northwest side of Jackfish Lake.

Policies

Persons camping in the park must be 19 years of age or older unless accompanied by a parent of guardian. Quiet Time is 11:00 p.m. – 9:00 a.m.

 Events

Description Date Amount
Canada Day Celebrations – street fair, kids bike parade, beer gardens, entertainment,fireworks July 1 Park Entry
Swimming Lessons – Annually July & August Levels 1 – 10

2017 Swimming Lessons

Week 1 July 17 – 23

Week 2 July 24 – 30

Week 3 Aug 7 – 13

$50/Child

For more information contact Brittany at (306) 480-9592.

Camping Fees

(prices subject to change without notice)

Description Unit Amount
15 Amp Daily $28.00
15 Amp Weekly $192.00
15 Amp Monthly $750.00
30 Amp Daily $28.00
30 Amp Weekly $192.00
30 Amp Monthly $750.00
Non Serviced Daily $22.00
Non Serviced Weekly $150.00
Non Serviced Monthly $630.00

Rentals/Other Fees

(prices subject to change without notice)

Description Unit Amount
Firewood Per Wheelbarrow $10.00
Firewood 10 Punch Pass Card $75.00
Boat Launch – (Must also purchase a park pass Daily/Seasonal) Seasonally $20.00
Camp Kitchen Daily $50.00
Hall Rental Daily $50.00
Horseshoes Daily $20.00
Horseshoes – Deposit Daily $50.00
Mini Golf Per Round $2.00

 

 

  • Aquatic Program / Swimming Lessons
  • Basketball Court
  • Camp Kitchen / Picnic Shelter
  • Cell Phone Service
  • Fish Filleting
  • Hiking Trails
  • Picnic Tables
  • Sewer Dump Station
  • Washrooms (Modern / Running Water)
  • Ball Diamonds
  • Beach Area
  • Camping (Electrical Sites)
  • Concession
  • Fishing
  • Mini Golf
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Washrooms (Outhouse)
  • Barrier Free Areas (Wheelchair Accessible)
  • Boat Launch
  • Camping (Non-Electrical)
  • Fire Wood
  • Group Camping (Non-Electrical Sites)
  • Pet Friendly
  • Quiet Time Enforced
  • Swimming Area
  • Wildlife Viewing

Camping

The park has 100 electrical and non-electrical sites, that are well treed to offer shade and privacy. Each site contains a picnic table and fire pit. All sites are suitable for tents or campers of various size.  One tent per site allowed with site bookings and must be immediate family members.

Sites 1 to 14 – Full Service Seasonal Sites

Sites 15 to 36 – 30 Amp Seasonal Sites

Sites 101 to 106 – Non-Electric Seasonal Sites

Sites 37 to 52 – 15 Amp Campsites

Sites 107 to 114 – Non-Electric Campsites

Sites 201 to 228 – 30 Amp Campsites

 


Group Camping

There is also a non-electric group camping area with a camp kitchen.

 

 

 

 

Golf

Just down the road from the park is Meota and District Golf Club. It is a nine hole grass green golf course that offers a challenge to golfers of all ages. The course features a licensed clubhouse and pro shop. Rates are available from the Meota Golf Course (306) 892-2200.

  • 9 Hole Grass Greens
  • Licensed Clubhouse
  • Pro Shop
  • Lessons
  • Cart Rentals
  • Yardage Markers

Swimming

We have a swimming pool area on the shore of Jackfish Lake. Playground equipment on the beach as well as lots of sand for building sandcastles and grass for the sunbathers. Swimming lessons are sponsored by ADRA, our local recreation board and certified swimming instructor. Swimming lessons are held in the month of July and early August.

Playground/Recreation Activities

The park has two playground areas: one at the beach and another located in the camping area. There are two ball diamonds for public use. Diamond rental for tournaments can also be arranged through the Village of Meota office.

Boating and Fishing

Boating, sailing, fishing are just some of the summer fun activities in the park. A boat launch and docks are located by the public beach area as well as a fish filleting shack. Try to catch a northern pike, whitefish, pickerel or perch in our lake! The park permits all watercraft. A boat launch sticker is required and can be purchased at the Park Office or at the Park Concession.

Hiking/Nature Trails

There is hiking along the shore of the lake and a beautiful nature walk partially paved through the back of the park. Memorial Hill is a site developed in memory of War Veterans and loved ones. Memorial Hill overlooks the lake with a fantastic view!

Mini Golf

Located at the main beach area is a nine hole miniature golf course!

Fun for all ages to enjoy, will take private bookings.

Additional Features

July 1st is a huge celebration including fireworks, street fair, kids bike parade, beer gardens and fun for everyone.