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Battleford Trans Canada Trail:

Trail #: 08-0009 Trail Status: Non-operational Location: Battleford is located in west central Saskatchewan along Highway 16. Description: This section of the Trans Canada Trail winds its way through the town of Battleford and crosses the North Saskatchewan before traveling on to the city of North Battleford. Historical: With settlement of the area beginning in the 1870's, Battleford is the oldest community in the province and, for a time, was the capital of the North West Territory and permanent residence of the Lieutenant Governor. In 1881, the capital of the territory was permanently moved to Regina. Battleford also played a significant role during the North West Resistance, acting as a staging area and barracks for the North West Mounted Police. Terrain: Urban trail Difficulty: Easy, mainly flat Signage: Trans Canada Trail Pavilion: None Facilities: A full list of services and amenities is located along or near this section of the Trans Canada Trail. Points of Interest: Fred Light Museum, Fort Battleford National Historic Site, Table Mountain Regional Park, the Battlefords Provincial Park. Trail Operator: Town of Battleford, Box 40, BATTLEFORD, SK S0M 0E0 Phone: 306-937-6200 Length: 12.5 km Surface: Permitted Use: Hiking/Walking, Cycling, Cross-country Skiing, Horseback Riding Fees: None Estimated Walking Time: 3 hours Times of Use: Open year round Links: http://www.battleford.ca

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REC ACTIVITIES Park/Play Area Waterslide Beach Boating Boat Launch Swimming Pool Bowling Picnic area Golfing Fishing Campground/RV Park Canoeing Sailing Hiking trails Nature trails Cycling trails Horseback Riding Tennis Courts Snowmobile trails Cross-country ski trails Birding/Wildlife Viewing Skating/Curling Facility COMMUNITY SERVICES Tourist Info Centre Hospital/Clinic/Health Care Centre Doctor Police/RCMP Pharmacy Retail stores Laundromat Post Office Bank/Credit Union Automated Banking Machine Gas station Diesel fuel Propane Liquor Store/Vendor Beverage Room/Bar Licensed Dining Non-licensed Dining Accommodations Community Hall/Convention Centre Public Library Battleford

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