With coal mining deeply rooted in Estevan’s past and present, the inner workings of the mining industry can be fascinating to watch. These guided tours help develop an in depth understanding of coal mining in and around the Estevan area, and are FREE of cost. The tours originate at the Visitor Information Centre and run from June to August.
The Estevan Art Gallery & Museum (EAGM) is a public gallery that offers a free exchange of ideas and perspectives to reflect Estevan’s rapidly expanding social and cultural diversity. The EAGM plays host to various local, provincial and national art exhibits, which seek to make Contemporary Art accessible, meaningful and vital to diverse audiences of all ages.
Rafferty and Boundary Dams make for great water playgrounds. Boat launches are available at both dams. Fishing is a a great sport to indulge in and particularly fishing for the largemouth bass at Boundary. The warm temperature of the water makes this the only water body in Western Canada to have ideal conditions for the largemouth bass to inhabit.
With 3 forms of motorsports, the Energy City is the most appropriate title for Estevan. These motorsports are a testimony to the love affair the residents of Estevan have with automobiles and racing. Between stock car racing, drag racing and motocross racing, the races provide a wide variety of options for racing enthusiasts.
The village of Roche Percee is home to rocks that have incredible heritage value as an important landmark and record of the regions historical landscape. The Nakota considered the rock site sacred, leaving offerings each time they passed through the area.