Local Attractions

Moose Jaw has quickly become a hot tourist destination and for good reason. there is a lot to see and do. Listed below are some of the many attractions you can visit while in Moose Jaw and surrounding area.

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Wakamow Valley

Located right in Moose Jaw, this lovely, scenic park explores nature at its finest. Kilometres of paved trails provide safe and scenic routes for walking and cycling. Canoeing and rowing are also available on Plaxton’s Lake as well as outdoor picnic sites and playgrounds.

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The Tunnels of Moose Jaw

Head underground to the infamous Tunnels of Moose Jaw. Experience Al Capone's underground boot-legging operation in Moose Jaw. His goons, his gals, his secret world within the Tunnels. Then re-live the poignant early history of Chinese immigrants in Canada, the intolerable conditions they endured, and their eventual successes.

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Temple Gardens Mineral Spa

The geo-thermal mineral water pool at Temple Gardens Mineral Spa is the only one of its kind in Canada and you can enjoy either the inside or outside section of the pool without even having to leave the water. The rejuvenating, mineral-rich geo-thermal waters are drawn from the porous rock formation of ancient seabed's more than 1350 meters below the earth's surface.

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Crescent Park

Nestled between Fairford & Athabasca Streets, east of Temple gardens Mineral Spa, this "Jewel of the Prairies" encompasses twenty-eight acres of winding pathways, gorgeous flowers and green spaces and the Serpentine, home to swans, ducks and geese. It houses an outdoor pool, waterpark, tennis and lawn bowling clubs, YM/YWCA, public library, art museum and outdoor amphitheatre.

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Hillcrest Sports Centre Golf Course

Open annually from April 15 to October 15, the Hillcrest Sports Center Golf Course is a favourite golf destination for those seeking a challenging 18-hole golf course in southern Saskatchewan.

Totaling 6400 yards from the back tees, the course holes play in and out of the creek valley providing many challenging elevation changes. The course tests golfers in many ways, usually requiring the use of every club in the bag.

For Tee Times call (306) 693-1921

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Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

The 1,930 hectare park is best known for its free-ranging buffalo in the Qu'Appelle River valley. The park was named for the natural corrals. The Indians stampeded the animals into the buffalo pounds and then killed them for their meat, bones and hides. The buffalo were re-introduced to the Qu'Appelle valley in 1972, and there are now 22 buffalo in the park. The park also has a large outdoor pool, a beach, fishing, boating, mini-golf, and hiking trails. The park is home to the White Track Ski Resort.

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Murals of Moose Jaw

A pleasant stroll in and near downtown Moose Jaw puts you instantly in touch with our past.

46 Scenes depicting Moose Jaw's early history can be found on the sides and fronts of buildings throughout the downtown core.

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Moose Jaw Cultural Center

The last of the stately Golden Age of Cinema theatres operational on the prairie the superbly refurbished 430 seat Mae Wilson Theatre join with its neighboring buildings to provide Moose Jaw and area with a first-class arts facility.

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Moose Jaw Trolley Company

Enjoy a front row seat in a history of Moose Jaw tour on board a replica of the original electric streetcars that operated from 1911-1932. The trolley features thirty-four seats with wide-framed oak windows giving all passengers a perfect view. The on-board conductor will guide you through Moose Jaw's vibrant history. Board the trolley at the information booth on Thatcher Drive .

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Hopkins Dining Parlour

In the heart of historic downtown Moose Jaw, Hopkins Dining Parlour is Saskatchewan's most unique restaurant with Victorian decor and antique furnishings. Great prime rib, seafood, steaks and 22 flavours of wings. Open 7 nights a week for dinner. Tuesday thru Saturday for lunch. The atmosphere is casual and reservations are not necessary.

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Western Development Museum

The Moose Jaw branch of the Western Development Museum traces history relating to aviation, railways, surface and water travel on the prairies. Collections include a Snowbird Gallery and Short Line Railway, as well as automobiles, rail, and vintage aircraft.

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Yvette Moore Art Gallery

The art gallery of this famous Canadian Artist is located only a block and a half west of Temple Gardens Mineral Spa. The gallery not only showcases Yvette's world renowned paintings but also hand crafted fine art, home decor and gifts. It is also home to the copper cafe.

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Moose Jaw Skating Oval at Kiwanas River Park

Only a five minute walk from Wakamow Heights is the outdoor 400 meter skating oval at Kiwanis River Park. The Skating Oval has a heated shelter and is open to the public. A scene from the 2006 hollywood film Just Friends was shot at the Skating Oval.

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Moose Jaw Art Museum & National Exhibition

A state-of-the-art facility located in scenic Crescent Park. See traveling and local art exhibitions as well as artifacts depicting the history of Moose Jaw. Browse through the Gift Shop's beautiful selection of Saskatchewan's hand crafted items.

Sask Burrowing Owl Interpretive Centre

The Saskatchewan Burrowing Owl Interpretive Centre (SBOIC) is an educational facility dedicated to the conservation of Burrowing Owls and their prairie home.

Located in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, SBOIC is at the center of the Burrowing Owl's range on the Canadian Plains.

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Sukanen Ship Pioneer Village Museum

The museum sits on 40 acres 12 KM south of Moose Jaw and includes a pioneer village farmyard (house and barn), Tom Sukanene's ship, Diefenbaker Homestead and other building containing various antiquities. Visit their web site for more information.

Past Times Old fashioned Photography and Gift Shop

Gifts Galore from Ceiling to Floor.   

Today's Comfort, Yesterday's Ambiance
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