Banjoes & Bison Tour - August 18,19 2017
The Banjoes & Bison Tour is a feature experience of the Northern Lights Bluegrass Festival held on the Ness Creek site August 18 & 19. The Banjoes & Bison Tour is a unique ‘Canadian Signature Experience’ where you will have the unbelievable experience of riding or wagoning to bison country to view Canada’s only free ranging herd of wild Plains Bison within their historic habitat.
John Prosak, owner and guide at Sturgeon River Ranch will be your host for an forgettable day in Saskatchewan’s boreal forest.
Guests will gather at the Ness Creek Bluegrass Festival site and ride or wagon to the west side of Prince Albert National Park to view the bison. You will view the herd grazing in a long meadow for an hour or more depending on weather and herd location. Following the viewing you will gather for a campfire lunch where you will be entertained by ‘Little Rugged Thing’. After lunch you will return to the festival site drop off.
Total tour time is between 4 – 5 hours.
This is a very unique Saskatchewan experience and an affordable family get together. There are only 6 seats available for the Friday – August 18th tour so be sure to reserve your tickets today.
If you would like to camp at the Ness Creek location, Sturgeon River Ranch has a sites available for campers. Contact John Prosak for more information.
The Bisons & Banjoes Tour package includes the following; ü Horseback or wagon ride to viewing area and return
- 3 – 4 hours of saddle time
- Bison viewing
- Campfire ‘sausage’ lunch
-Luncheon entertainment by ‘Little Rugged Thing’
Cost is all inclusive; $ 60 / person plus taxes
Country at the creek
Roll with us on an authentic wagon train where teamsters come from far and near with their wagons to relive the good old days before cars and trucks. We end up at the Ness Creek site home of Country at the Creek music festival. Check out the website for information on the festival at
The Northern Lights Blue Grass and Old Thyme Music Festival
The Banjos and Bison tour is one of the Canadian Signature Experiences where you have the privilege of riding or wagoning to long meadow (bison country) for a private concert with the headlining performers of the Northern Lights Blue Grass and Old Thyme music festival. Enjoy the remainder of the festival with VIP access and a personal connection with the main performers. An experience like no other.
Ness Creek Music Festival
All packages include meals and accommodations
Contact us for group rates
For Booking Contact John Prosak