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As the South Saskatchewan cuts a wide swath through the center of town, the depression that it forms has come to be called Meewasin Valley. 'Meewasin' is the Cree word for beautiful, and it more than lives up to its name. Trees populate the riverbanks, while pathways, including the 60km Meewasin Trail, extend from the downtown paths and wind through forests and shore forming an urban network of trails. Popular with walkers, cyclists and wandering travelers, the trails have picnicking areas.
Further north, gaze out atMendel Island, keeping your eyes peeled for the abundant wildlife that calls this inner-city island home.
The informative Meewasin Valley Centre is run by the…