RV trip planner: RVing in the Battlefords, SK

Check out the RVing opportunities in The Battlefords, Saskatchewan

Battleford and North Battleford are great places to go RV camping in Saskatchewan. Take it easy, kick back and relax while you peruse the intriguing local landmarks and attractions, and enjoy the friendly atmosphere. 

restored general store cash register and counter
Get a taste of history in this heritage-rich part of Saskatchewan. — Photo courtesy John Enns-Wind
Located on the Yellowstone Highway in the middle of Saskatchewan, are two towns–Battleford and North Battleford. What the two towns separated by the North Saskatchewan River lack in altitude and rolling hills is made up for by their plethora of outdoor activities, charm and hospitality. The two towns share not only a name, but a provincial park and several local RV parks and campgrounds as well.
Population: South Battleford: 4,065; North Battleford: 14,315
Climate: The Battlefords offer the best camping weather between late spring and early fall. The highest temperatures are usually from April to October, with rainfall averages matching that.

Tourist information for the Battlefords

Campgrounds and RV resorts in (or near) the Battlefords

Sanidumps in Battleford

Top attractions in Battleford  

In addition to its various camping and RVing spots, Battleford also has many tourist attractions. Here are the most popular.
Fort Battleford National Historic Site
Fort Battleford has a rich history of conflict between the North West Mounted Police and the First Nations Peoples of the area. Learn about this conflict and how people lived their lives back in the 1800s. There are disc golf courses around the Fort area, as well as five haunted houses to visit during Halloween.
Fred Light Museum
The museum is home to a hoard of artifacts from the 18th, 19th, and early 20th centuries, as well as one of the largest gun collections in Western Canada. 
Finlayson Island Nature Park
Accessible by footbridges from either side of the river, this island has over 14 kilometres of hiking trails. It is a popular destination for hiking, picnicking, fishing and birdwatching.
Saskatchewan Baseball Hall of Fame
Originally opened in 1983, this museum features uniforms, photos, balls, bats, trophies and more from famous Saskatchewan players. The museum is also home to Canada’s largest baseball bat. 
Blue Mountain Adventure Park
The adventure park is open year round, and has activities such as zip line tours, paintball games, wall climbing, high ropes, archery and more. Blue Mountain also has cabins for rent, in addition to their numerous camping spots. 

Top events and festivals in Battleford

Those Were the Days Heritage Festival
Demos, games and shows will be happening at the Western Development Museum August 11 - 12, 2018.
Contact: The museum can be contacted via email.
Cochin Days
The festival takes place August 11, 12 and 13. Activities includes the annual boat race, sandcastle competition, an art show and sale, a ball tournament, a Sunday pancake breakfast, Saturday night beer garden, and much more. 
Contact: For more information about the festival, email the Cochin Days head office.
North Battleford International Street Performer Festival
The festival runs July 27 and 28 in 2018, and focuses on bringing arts and culture to the streets of North Battleford.  
Contact: Contact the planning team via their website at the bottom of the page.

RV-Friendly Businesses Near The Battlefords