Saskatchewan

Staff at Murray Point Campground do some last minute tasks to get ready for the long weekend rush. paNOW photo Stephanie Froese
Staff at Murray Point Campground do some last minute tasks to get ready for the long weekend rush. paNOW photo Stephanie Froese

Long weekend launches the Lakelands

By Stephanie Froese
May 19, 2011 - 6:46am

Even with a fire ban and an alcohol ban, staff at the Murray Point Campground are expecting it to get pretty busy this long weekend.

The grounds officially open Thursday and with the nice weather there is sure to be a lot of traffic coming through the gate over the next few days.

There won't be a lot of these during the May long weekend as a campfire ban has been put in place. flickr photo by Doug Beckers
There won't be a lot of these during the May long weekend as a campfire ban has been put in place. flickr photo by Doug Beckers

Province issues fire ban

By paNOW Staff
May 18, 2011 - 9:50am Updated: May 18, 2011 - 4:21pm

It’s not the news campers wanted to hear with the May long weekend approaching. The extreme fire hazard has now prompted a ban on open fires in Saskatchewan's northern forest.

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