Lake Diefenbaker experiences some of the best winds on the prairies for sailing. Generally moderate steady winds are the norm, with occasionally periods of heavy winds. The lake is fairly narrow so wave height is reduced, so that boats can sail with maximum performance.
Danielson Provincial Park
The Park has 90 campsites (electrical and non-electrical) in a poplar,
elm and ash setting, with showers and modern washrooms close at hand. Double docking boat launch right in the park. There is also convenience store located at the park entrance.
Douglas Provincial Park
The Park has 150
electrical and non-electrical sites nestled in a secluded setting of
poplar. Showers and modern washrooms are situated
throughout the park and there’s a store and fast food facility. Boat launch located right in the park.
The campground is located just outside the Village of Elbow, protected
in a natural valley.
There are many places to fish on Lake Diefenbaker. A Fishing & Hunting Guide for Saskatchewan is available through the Sask Tourism web site. The area is known the the Lake Diefenbaker Walleye Tournament held in May. For more information contact the Elbow Wildlife Committee. (306-854-2175; 306-854-2211).
Trans Canada Trail
The Trans Canada Trail runs through the municipality along the shoreline
of Lake Diefenbaker. The trail offers an invigorating way to experience
a habitat teeming with wildlife such as moose, white tail and mule deer,
squirrels, rabbits and more than 170 species of birds, including pheasant.