Wakaw Lake facts for kids
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Wakaw Lake is a lake near Wakaw, Saskatchewan, Canada. It is located within a 1-hour drive to the northeast of the city of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (102 kilometres), and 73 kilometres to the south of the city of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. It takes its name from a Cree word meaning "crooked."
There are currently about 800 cabins located on the lake, some of which are winterized and occupied year-round. Some of these cabins have permanent boat houses, but a bylaw has been issued that no more boat houses are to be built. Some cabin-owners are getting around this by rigging up temporary coveralls.
The lake hosts a regional park with over 300 camp sites, a 9-hole golf course and a restaurant. It is a long, narrow body of water situated in aspen parkland and home to several species of fish including Northern Pike, Walleye, and Perch. While not a deep lake, it still suffices for some watersports.
In general, the bottom of the lake is muddy, shallow and covered in seaweed, but there are a few areas where a deep, rocky bottom is found.
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