Redberry Lake, Saskatchewan


Redberry Lake is a
lake A lake is an area filled with water, localized in a basin, surrounded by land Land is the solid surface of Earth that is not permanently submerged in water. Most but not all land is situated at elevations above sea level (variable ove ...

near Hafford, Saskatchewan,
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. It is a medium-sized saline lake within an area characterized by mostly
freshwater Fresh water or freshwater is any naturally occurring liquid or frozen water Water (chemical formula H2O) is an , transparent, tasteless, odorless, and , which is the main constituent of 's and the s of all known living organisms (in ...
aquatic environments. The lake makes up the core protected area of the Redberry Lake (UNESCO) Biosphere Reserve, and is a federal
bird sanctuary An animal sanctuary is a facility where animal Animals (also called Metazoa) are multicellular A multicellular organism is an organism In biology, an organism () is any organic, life, living system that functions as an indivi ...

bird sanctuary
of the same name. A small regional park is situated at the north west corner of the lake. The countryside surrounding Redberry Lake is typical of the
aspen parkland Aspen parkland refers to a very large area of transitional biome between prairie Wheatfield intersection in the Southern Saskatchewan prairies, Canada. Prairies are ecosystem An ecosystem is a community (ecology), community of living ...
biome of which it is a part. The regional park offers camping, golfing, swimming, hiking, boating and many
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bird watching
opportunities. Although there are no sport fish in the lake itself, the park has installed a small earthen dam on a creek which flows into the lake, creating a freshwater trout pond.

See also

List of lakes of Saskatchewan This is a list of lakes of Saskatchewan, a Provinces and territories of Canada, province of Canada. The largest and most notable lakes are listed at the start, followed by an alphabetical listing of other lakes of the province. Larger lake stat ...

External links

Redberry Lake Regional Park WebsiteRedberry Lake Biosphere Reserve
Lakes of Saskatchewan Biosphere reserves of Canada Redberry No. 435, Saskatchewan Migratory Bird Sanctuaries of Canada Protected areas of Saskatchewan Division No. 16, Saskatchewan {{SKDivision16-geo-stub