Located on the Yellowhead Highway (No.16), Wynyard is a community of approximately 2,000 people. Nestled between Big Quill Lake and Little Quill Lake, and strategically located about equal distances from Regina, Saskatoon, and Yorkton, Wynyard offers many options in the areas of Tourism, Recreation, Culture, Agriculture, Industry, and Retail. Wynyard is a shining example of the Saskatchewan motto “Strength through Diversity”.
Wynyard happens to be located on a major migratory bird path and as a result has become a bird-watcher’s Mecca and a hunter’s paradise. Various types of geese, ducks, swans, cranes, and other migratory birds use the Quill Lakes as a major stopping point both on their way to the summer breeding grounds or from their way to winter feeding areas. For the bird-watching enthusiast, the endangered Piping Plover uses the Quill Lakes as one of only two nesting grounds in Saskatchewan.
Wynyard is also home to a vibrant retail and home based business sector. There are over 100 retail, service, and home based businesses located within the borders of the community. When you take into account all the business located in the surrounding areas, there is very little that you cannot find in Wynyard.
With all the amenities that are found in Wynyard, the economic prosperity, and the tourism potential, Wynyard is an ideal locale in which to live, work, and play.