Lake Diefenbaker is the largest and longest lake in Southwest Saskatchewan. Experience world-class fishing, full service marinas, cozy resort towns, sandy beaches, multiple golf courses, extensive hiking trails, and campgrounds on every side of the lake. There’s lots to see and do!

Visit Lake Diefenbaker

Lake Diefenbaker is 225 km long with 800 km of incredible shoreline! There are a number of destination areas here and different attractions in the communities that surround them. Whatever direction you come from, make sure you plan your drive to take it all in. Stop at Gardiner Dam or take a ride across the lake on the ferry! There are little shops, museums and hidden gems all along the way! Visit our service directory to find your way.

Explore The Area

Hike, bike, boat or paddle! There are so many ways to explore this one of a kind destination! There are twisting, turning coulees that wind through the hills for miles making Lake Dief a watersport and fishing haven like no other in this province. Hike the diverse TransCanada Trail, with everything from challenging climbs to leisurely walks. You can even paddle down the Chief Whitecap Waterway! Paddleboard, kayak or canoe and experience a whole new vantage point!

Where To Stay

Do you prefer nights around a campfire under the twinkling stars? We’ve got you covered! Lake Diefenbaker has three provincial campgrounds, three regional campgrounds, and private campgrounds as well. Prefer a few more modern conveniences? We’ve got that too! Hotels and inns…or maybe a cozy cabin rental would suit your family!

What To Do

Early morning round of golf? 9 holes or 18, you won’t be disappointed in any of our courses! Are you an adrenaline junkie! In that case, we’ve got 225 km of wide open water for a day of wakeboarding or waterskiing. World-class fishing might be your thing. You could catch the next world-record holder! Quiet day on the beach…mini-golf and ice cream…spray park fun. Click below to see the possibilities!

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