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Saskatchewan online camping reservations start next week

The government is preparing to launch its campsite reservation system for 2016.

Staggered launch scheduled over month of April

Campers enjoy one of Saskatchewan's many parks. (Tourism Saskatchewan)

Outdoor enthusiasts trying to get first dibs on a campsite site this year should get ready. The government is preparing to launch its campsite reservation system for 2016.

The online reservation system will launch on Monday at 7 a.m. CST. The province has staggered reservation dates over the span of ten days to make sure the website doesn't crash.

A queuing system for registration has also been set up. Starting at 6:40 a.m., anyone in the online queue will receive a random number and be allowed to register based on that. Anyone registering at 7 a.m. or later will be added to the back of the line.

Here's this year's schedule.

  • Monday, April 11: Blackstrap, Pike Lake
  • Tuesday, April 12: Buffalo Pound, Danielson, Douglas
  • Wednesday, April 13: Echo Valley, Rowan's Ravine
  • Thursday, April 14: Duck Mountain, Good Spirit Lake, Greenwater Lake
  • Friday, April 15: Crooked Lake, Moose Mountain
  • Saturday, April 16: Cypress Hills
  • Sunday, April 17: The Battlefords, Saskatchewan Landing
  • Monday, April 18: Meadow Lake
  • Tuesday, April 19: Bronson Forest, Chitek Lake, Lac La Ronge, Makwa Lake
  • Wednesday, April 20: Candle Lake, Great Blue Heron, Narrow Hills

Due to last year's forest fires, Nemeiben and Wadin Bay Campgrounds will open for reservations later in the spring.

You can find a link to the registration site here.

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