Birding Trails Within The YFBTA Area
An area trail can be listed as a member of
the Yorkton Flyway and Birding Trail Association with the
submission of a completed of an application form (tba) and
ratification by the Board of Directors.
Information regarding each bird trail will be updated with
information added after the site is uploaded. Contact persons
for each Birding Trail will be invited to provide additional
information, photos which they feel are important. Information
is also required regarding trails listed and where no
information has been provided. We would appreciate your
assistance in adding information to bird trails already listed -
and for bird trails which are listed but no information is
Flyway Birding Trail Association was incorporated in July of 2003.
The Association received its status as a registered charity in
January of 2004.
The YFBTA has been
working hard to clean up and advertise the different trails around
the district. The YFBTA invites you to discover our great trails and
YFBTA MEMBER TRAILS
Birding Trail (Esterhazy)
A very scenic
and interesting bird trail which has impressed its visitors over the
years. After walking the trail be sure to go into the town of Esterhazy and visit the many shopping sites and places on interest.
Slough View /
Sawkey Bird and Nature Trail
This trail is located 7 miles East of Saltcoats on Grid
Road 725. After you have toured the trail you may wish to
visit the Castleton United Church which is a historic site located
on the corner of Slough View Park. Slough View is located on the
once famed five corners.
The Leflay Trail is a well advertised trail near the Town of
Saltcoats. The trail begins at the east end of the Regional Park
(entrance near the SOS service station and No 16 Hwy) and runs along
the east end of the lake. Saltcoats, which was originally the home
of the RCMP, is one of the oldest historic towns in Saskatchewan
and has a number of interesting sites which you may also wish to
see, such as the Saltcoats Museum, Town Bell, Monument / Gunn Park,
and the wall mural on the post office.
Carlton Regional Park Trail
The Carlton Trail Regional Park Bird and Nature Trail
is a beautiful park located 20 km South of Langenburg on Highway 8,
and 5 km North of Spy Hill. It is great place to enjoy nature and
the peace found in the country.
Cherrydale Birding Trail and Golf Course This very scenic bird
trail adjoining a Par 3 golf course has an excellent club house where one may
have refreshments or dine. Visitors always enjoy coming back for a
great time at this popular spot.
(Arden and Donna Bradford, Saltcoats)
The Bradford farm is located three kilometers west of Saltcoats.
Besides the farm's 25 quarters of cultivated land, you will
that have never been ploughed, natural wetlands, Parkland aspen
bluffs and seeded tame pastures. There is a large variety of
wildlife to be seen. Crop land is seed to cereal crops. Tours
are provided during appropriate seasons. Bookings are required. Tour
fees are charged. Contact Arden & Donna Bradford at (306)
744-8194 or by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
Priestly Birding Trail
Yorkton Ecological Ravine Trail
Melville Regional Park
The following are not members of the
YFBTA, but as a local area with birding opportunities, we are happy
to list them here.
Wings Over Russell, Manitoba
The Asessippi Parkland region is very fortunate to
have a unique valley and river system that attracts thousands of
different birds. This is an excellent site with great pictures of
local bird and a history of birding in Russell, Manitoba.