Carlyle (Saskatchewan)

Carlyle is a small town of 1,500 (2016) in Southern Saskatchewan. Carlyle is 24 km (15 mi) south of Kenosee Lake, a small resort village located inside Moose Mountain Provincial Park.

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Carlyle was incorporated as a village in 1902, and as a town in 1905. The CPR was constructed and in operation in 1900. Kenosee Lake is located by a lake of the same name, which is the largest body of water inside Moose Mountain Provincial Park and serves as its central tourist attraction. Seasonal recreational activities in and around the lake include fishing, hunting, hiking, cycling, swimming, boating, water sports, cross country skiing, snowmobile riding, horseback riding, miniature golf, and 18-hole golf course.

Carlyle is at the intersections of Highway 9 and Highway 13, about 2 hours southeast of Regina and 4 hours west of Winnipeg.

  • 49.7333-102.0461 Cannington Manor Provincial Historic Park, Highway 603 (29 km NE of Carlyle; 26 km SE of Moose Mountain Provincial Park.), +1 306-577-2600, moose.mountain@gov.sk.ca. Established in 1882, the village of Cannington Manor was an attempt by eastern settlers to recreate the aristocratic English lifestyle, all supported by agriculture. During its heyday, the villagers of Cannington Manor took part in fox hunts, dramatics societies, poetry clubs, tennis, cricket and croquet. After struggling for several years due to isolation and low grain prices, the village was abandoned in 1900. (updated Nov 2019)
  • 49.63682-102.27021 Rusty Relics Museum (Carlyle railway station), 401 Railroad Ave W, Carlyle, +1 306 453-2266. Jul-Aug: M-F 10AM-5PM. Located in a 1909 Canadian National Railway (CN) Station. Also on site a Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) Caboose, a CN Repair Shop and motorized (jigger) railcar, farm machinery shed, one-room school house, oil pump jack and a farm windmill. Tourist information and Wi-Fi. free. (updated Nov 2019)
  • 49.66762-102.2739161 Prairie Dog Drive-In Theatre (5 min north of Carlyle on Hwy 9), +1 306-453-6095. The Prairie Dog Drive-In Theatre is open from May to September, with first-run movies now projecting in state-of-the-art digital for a clean, crisp picture and sound on FM radio. Nightly door prizes and fresh tasty treats from the onsite canteen. Cash sales only. (updated Nov 2019)
  • 49.8167-102.2831 Kenosee Lake. (updated Nov 2019)

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