Yorkton Travel Guide

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Welcome to Yorkton!

Founded in 1882, Yorkton derives its name after the first group of settlers arrived from Ontario's York country who where recruited to the area by the York Farmers Colonization Company. The area, rich with fertile soil, was popular with aspiring farmers, particularly from the Ukraine, and later Germany. Today, Yorkton reflects a rich diversity of culture expressed through its museums, handicrafts and church architecture.

Located about 200 km (125 mi) north east of Regina, this town is famous for its grand vistas and great open spaces. Whether their interests are hiking, swimming or boating, the York Lake Regional Park provides people with an outdoor getaway anytime of the year. The Yorkton airport makes it easy for visitors to fly into town and getting around by car is easy. During the winter, travellers can go on guided snowmobile tours and enjoy the northern lights, which are particularly bright in this part of the country.

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