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60 Self-Contained Hotel Rooms

  • 75 Acres overlooking scenic Blackstrap Lake
  • ‘Great Room' banquet/dining room with 50′ cathedral ceiling
  • Full Banquet Facilities/Excellent Cuisine
  • 250 maximum recommended seating capacity
  • 8 Conference/Meeting Rooms
  • Exercise Facility
  • Gymnasium/Some Sports Equipment
  • 40 Unit RV Park/Electricity and Non-Electric
  • Baseball Diamond/Children's Play Center
  • Tenting Sites/Outdoor Firepit/Barbecues
  • Private Beach with dock/Picnic Table
  • Sheltered Park/Picnic Tables
  • Hiking Trails and Bird Watching
  • 9 hole Golf Course across the lake
  • Boating, Waterskiing/at Provincial Park
  • Skiing, Tubing & Snowboarding
  • Blackstrap Mountain – 2 km

GYMNASIUM

Gymnasium View 1

This is a full sized gymnasium.

The room can also be used for events, conferences, wedding dances, kids play time, buffets for campstyle family reunions.

2500 sq. ft.

Some sports equipment on site.

You are welcome to bring your own.

Portable basketball net available for use.

 

CAMPGROUND

Lots of spots for tenting in our parklike settings – enjoy the country atmosphere.

Green grassy areas, picnic tables, chairs and benches add to the ambience and relaxed atmosphere.  Beautifully groomed, full stature evergreens bring that fresh air that one finds so easily in northern Saskatchewan.

An outdoor Firepit makes for much fun in the evenings, with the moon and stars brilliant overhead.  Often spectacular northern lights, multicolored artistry.

GROUP FIREPIT

Use of Firepit is dependent on Weather (no wind, no rain)

Campfire Fun

Campfire Fun

 

If you will be requiring the use of our firepit, please connect with our Events Co-Ordinator Linda.

There are some rules that will apply …

NO fires if wind above 7 kms … no exceptions

Must appoint a person to be in charge, (PIC) with rules on how to light, how to maintain, how to put out, waiver to be signed by PIC

Fires out by midnight.

$50 fee for wood for the evening or bring your own.

CAMPSITES

Many choices for camping, whether you bring your own tent, small trailer or maximum RV.

There is no dumping location at Cedar Lodge. There is one in Dundurn.

Bring extension cords in case you are placed a distance from the electrical box.

We do have some extension cords available but having your own is a great idea.

Non-potable Treated Lake Water can be provided – not to be used for drinking or cooking.

The water will not go directly into your camper but can be transported.

ELECTRICAL CAMPSITES – $25 per nite

RVs Big and Small / Lots of Room

RVs Big and Small / Lots of Room

 

40 powered sites to accommodate Motor Homes and Camper Trailers, with many beautiful lake views.

Non-Electrical Campsites – $20 per nite

Tenting – $15 per nite

Indoor Open Showers Available/$10 per person for the weekend. Bring towels and toiletries please.

PARKING – NO CHARGE

Whether you are holding a small or large function,

there is plenty of parking.

You may have to walk a bit to get to the facility, but that is understandable when there are 200 guests or more.

OUR PRIVATE DOCK

… for fishing or securing your boat during your stay.

Group heads out for a day of sailing

 

There is a small clearing with a picnic table near our dock. This site is not suitable for launching any watercraft. There is a boat launch a Blackstrap Provincial Park.

A small charge may be payable at the gate entrance – often the gate is not manned and there is no fee.

If you use the Provincial Park Launch, your boat would have to be small enough to go under the causeway to get to the north side of the lake to the beach at Cedar Lodge, but the tunnel does allow for a fair sized craft.

Pontoons make it … just.

 

 

This picture above of our private dock is taken from the deck off the Great Room of Cedar Lodge,

… high above the lake.

SAILING ON BLACKSTRAP LAKE

Set to sail from Cedar Lodge Beach & Private Dock

 

Guests are welcome to set sail from our private dock if you have a small craft.

Please call ahead so that we can make the way clear for you to do so. Road from the Lodge to the beach is passable during most weather.

The Y camp, two doors down teach kayaking, canoeing and water craft safety throughout the summer.

The Navy League – next door – also has its own events and the Saskatoon Sailing Club is a short distance away.

 

On a clear day – Sailing Lessons

 

Seen from our wraparound deck off the Great Room.

Enjoy the tranquil setting, as sailboats drift by, water skiers and fishing boats as well as pontoons frequent the waters on the weekend.

Here a mid summer afternoon.

The lake all to themselves.

If you wish to fish … Purchase a fishing license at the gas station in Dundurn or in your local area and bring with you. Fines can be hefty and watercraft and shoreline fishermen are monitored from time to time. Driver of your boat must have an up to date boating license.

 

 

 

Here the dock in the evening glow …

Cedar Lodge Dock at Dusk

WILDLIFE ABOUNDING …

Fawn munching on grass by Cedar Lodge

Fawn munching on grass by Cedar Lodge

Near the causeway several deer run ahead of the car

Near the causeway several deer run ahead of the car

There is an abundance of wildlife in the area: foxes, coyotes, deer, moose, beavers, skunks, opossums, pelicans, hawks, eagles, a myriad of birds.

Little critters can include: maple bugs, lady bugs, mosquitoes, spiders, fish flies, black flies, field mice and ants, wasps, bees hornets, bats and ticks. Whether camping or staying in the hotel, we hope you have a great time!

NATURE TRAILS

Walk through the fields or paths along the lake and through the ravines. There's lots to see!!

Beautiful walking trails

Beautiful walking trails

Although we currently do not provide maps for the trails in and around Cedar Lodge, in the summer of 2013 we will have outlines of trails that we have cleared through the ravines.

Otherwise, it is quite easy to find your way through the ravines.

Do take a walking stick from fallen branches to shoo off any wildlife that you do not wish to deal with, just to be on the safe side.

To date, no injuries have occurred.

 

 

 

 

 BIRD WATCHING

… well known area for incredible sightings. Do bring your binoculars. Some available on site.

 

Some of the areas finest bird sightings

Some of the areas finest bird sightings

Remember  ...  THIS IS COUNTRY LIVING !!

Be prepared to have an adventure!!

Walking at your own risk! Cougars and bobcats seen in the area as well as coyotes. Recently, many moose.

Please call Linda Laird/Events Co-ordinator

Cedar Lodge/Hotel and Convention Center

(306) 492-4999 phone

(306) 492-2328 fax

cedarlodgeorg@yahoo.ca

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