Home of The Canada games (I think I saw?) and many local XC MTB races, this is an unexpected gem in the middle of the prairie. I don't remember most of the route names other than Discotech and the Toilet Bowl but there is many, many lines that can be combined to make a trail of your required distance. We did about 8km but you could easily make 20+ out of it without getting bored.
It is a relatively small area, probably only a few square km, but it makes good use of the banks of the valley and coulees it sits in. There are a couple serious, twisty downhills (not real long, this is SK after all) that got the adrenalin going. In all there were 5 or 6 sections that, if I wasn't trying to keep up with a local rider I met in the parking lot, would've made me think twice about taking them at at the speed I did. (Thanks again for the tour Darren!)
There seems to be a dedicated group that maintains it (I'm not from there, just passing through) as it was squeeky clean, well groomed and the logs and other obstacles have been recently replaced.
Go NW of Regina on HiWay #11 about 10.5km past where it turns off of Albert (#6). Turn West on secondary HiWay 734. At 7.7km where the HiWay takes a hard right to the N, go straight (watch for cars as I KNOW you'll be thinking of singletrack) down the gravel road. Another 1.8km (around a couple left hand turns) and you will find the well marked parking lot. There are a few signs on the way so you won't get lost.
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Posted By: Marcum
- Sat Mar 03 16:45:29 UTC 2012
QuestionHi, I been out to Wascana trails some time ago and don't recall signs indicating which trails are for skiing and which ones you can snowshoe on. We are interested in snowshoeing and want to know if there are signs indicating which trails to use. Thanks!ANSWERS are in this forum: Wascana Trails