Playground and Spray Park
The Nipawin & District Regional Park is a family-friendly facility. A new playground and 2,800 square foot spray park were added in 2011 and have quickly become a favorite destination for young families. Kids of all ages are sure to enjoy all we have to offer including swings, climbing structures, zip lines and creative play centers. There are also horseshoe pits and stocked trout pond – no fishing licence required!
Visit a variety of barnyard animals including goats, rabbits, peacocks, rooster, chickens, cats and more. A favorite with the kids!
Boating and Fishing
The park borders the Saskatchewan River and has some of the best fishing in North America with northern pike, walleye, gold eye, perch, and sauger. Several tournaments are held annually such as; Premiers Walleye Cup, Fish for Freedom Ladies Tournament and Vanity Cup. The last few provincial record walleye were caught within 1-3 km of the park boat launch!! All watercraft is permitted through park gates. If you want to stay on shore, why not test out your fishing skills in our stocked trout Pond!
Two concrete boat ramps are available as well as wheelchair-accessible docks. The park contains a hygienic fish filleting facility with metal surfaces, spray hoses and a garburator. Free to use.
The park features and extensive network of hiking trails including an interpretative hiking trail, great for photographers, bird watchers and anyone who enjoys spending time in the unspoiled outdoors. In season, the park is a natural fruit farm offering Saskatoon berries, blueberries, pin cherries, choke cherries and more. Make sure you wear a good pair of shoes as you explore the 10km of hiking trails through the Boreal Forest that are well blazed.
Golfers of all skill levels will enjoy testing their putting skills on our 18 hole mini golf course. As you progress through the course take note of some of the local sites featured. Just stop in at the Kiosk for rentals and information. It’s a great way to spend time with family and friends!
Miles of boreal shoreline and sheltered coves to explore by day, and magical nights beneath a blanket of stars so bright you could scoop them up in your hand. And if you’re lucky, be dazzled by the aurora borealis, our namesake. Whether your pleasure is exploring, lounging, world-class fishing, sightseeing, a family celebration, working holiday , or all the above, come aboard an Aurora Houseboat for fun and adventure. Aurora Houseboats has been serving tourist for more than twenty years and maintains a fleet of fine crafts sized to match your particular needs and we will tailor your package so it is just right for you. Then, relax and leave your cares on the dock!
Let us make your special event memorable for years to come. Weddings, anniversaries, reunions, corporate functions and more. River Cruises & Tours, catered if desired are available on request. Come relax on beautiful Tobin Lake. We have three models to choose from, suited to the size of your party and the onboard amenities you desire. Our boats operate from mid-May to mid-September. We recommend booking as early as possible to avoid disappointment. Reservations: 1-306-862-7014. Visit us online at www.aurorahouseboats.com Email: aurorahouseboats@SaskTel.net Mail: Aurora Houseboats, Box 1626, Nipawin, Sk, S0E 1E0.
Fish guiding and boat rentals. Call 1-306-862-2628 or email twin.marine@SaskTel.net
Reel’em Inn Cabins
Reel’em Inn Cabins are rustic, yet modern, fully equipped, wheelchair accessible cabins located conveniently off new blacktop highway in a naturally coniferous treed area overlooking the river section of Tobin Lake in the Nipawin & District Regional Park. Call 1-306-862-4544 www.reeleminn.com